The seventh edition of VALIANT 2K18, a National Level Technical Student Symposium unfolded at Vishnu Institute of Technology on 21-12-2018. It is a two day pan Indian event attracting students from all over the country. Various technical events across various disciplines are scheduled.
The symposium received an overwhelming response with 1800 students registering for the event, out of which 1300 were screened and approximately 1200 students participated in the events on the first day.
The Symposium started with the Inauguration Programme in the morning session. Dr. K. Lakshmi Narayana, IAS and Founder Director of APSSDC graced the function. In his inspiring address, he underlined the importance of education and morals, He exhorted the students to be bilingual, to have computing knowledge in addition to their domain knowledge. He gave a call for a holistic education incorporating technology, social sciences and humanities. Earlier Director and Principal of Vishnu Institute of Technology, Dr. D. Suryanarayana addressed the gathering and the Convenor of VALIANT, Prof. K. Srinivas presented the report.
The atmosphere was charged with excitement as there was an overwhelming response for the various competitions organized. Drone Voyage, Robo Soccer, Electronic Hunt, Project Exhibition, Ideathon, Code Champs, Cliste Carr, CAD-Conquer, Super Structure, Games & Sports and Cultural events are some among a host of other events. Active participation has been witnessed in the spot events like Mathematics Quiz, Quintessence, Am I a Wordsmith? Tint your Tone along with Debate and Business Quiz hosted by the MBA management.
The corridors and the grounds of the college reverberated with the excitement and joy of the students.
Games and Sports
VALIANT 2K18 saw the enthusiastic participation of students in the various games - volleyball, basket ball, shuttle badminton and chess for boys and volleyball, throw ball and chess for girls.
The evening was a fun filled extravaganza. Various events like flash mob, songs and dance were organized. The cultural events were a highlight with the audience also dancing away to the tunes with gaiety and abandon matching the performances on the stage. The culturals went on roaring late into the night.
"It was a grand gala event all the way".
VALIANT 2K18 came to a grand finale with the Valedictory function held in the afternoon session. Vice Chairman Sri R. Ravichandran graced the occasion. He emphasized that events like drone voyage in symposia would provide an exposure to the students to the exponential advancements in the technical arena. Director and Principal Dr. D. Suryanarayana expressed his intention of establishing a Drone Centre of Excellence in collaboration with APSSDC. Prof K. Srinivas, Vice Principal and Convenor of VALIANT presented the closing remarks.
Prizes were given away to the winners.
All in all, it was a gala event with intellectual deliberations, competitions, innovations and technical skills on brilliant display.