IIT Mandi students are encouraged to acquire techno-cultural, communication and administrative skills by not only participating in various events but also organizing and managing them with full vigour. The Inter-hostel technical show Avishkar-2013 was one such event organised on May 25th, 2013. The show comprised of contests like quick thesis, fire in the hole, dementia, etc.
Students groups from the eight technical clubs of Science and Technology Society of IIT Mandi (S&TC) displayed various projects during the day, which won applause aplenty from the visitors including the Director, IIT Mandi, Prof. Timothy A. Gonsalves and other faculty members. The remote-controlled ICRC car, astronomical binoculars, demo of Akash applications, SCRI magazine - Accent and work of Programming Club and WING were on display.
In the evening, the chief guests, Prof. Ramesh Oruganti, Prof. B.Subramanian and Dr. Suman Kalyan Pal, inaugurated the S&TC Newsletter. On the occasion, they spoke about the relevance of S&TC for the engineering students and discussed the various projects displayed in the exhibition. The participants were given the certificates of appreciation. Coordinators of various clubs were also awarded for their leadership qualities.
Suvalsar, the first year hostel won the trophy. Aarjav Malhotra won the Technically active freshman trophy for his creativity and active involvement in the club.