Winners rejoice at Shaastrotsav 2017 - The Mega Science festival

IIK Staff Reporter; Photo: Anwar Sadath Thalassery
Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Loads of prizes and gift hampers made the winners to rejoice their efforts at Shaastrotsav 2017. Winners of various competitions like Computer Animation, Rubik Cube, Science Project Exhibition (Open Category), Science Project Exhibition - Senior and Junior, Science Project Exhibition (KEF) , ASSE Painting and Robotic Football received their prizes in the gala function held at Shaastrotsav 2017 on Friday, 8th December 2017 at Al Zumurda Hall, Kuwait.

The Shaastrotsav 2017 was organized by NSS College of Engineering Association Kuwait chapter in association with prominent Community portal

Students from all over Kuwait exhibited exciting and innovative Science projects at Shaastrotsav, which generated the interest in Science and Technology among the large crowd. Around 80 students participated in the Rubic Cube solving contest, which created new record in the history of Shaastrotsav by solving the rubic cube in 10 seconds time! 140 students from around 17 Indian schools in Kuwait participated in the science exhibition projects, which attracted large number of students and public. In addition to this, 15 teams participated in the open category exhibition. Various professional forums such as ASSE, IEI etc. and members of other engineering college alumni also exhibited their projects at this year Shaastrotsav. Around 7 teams participated in the first ever Robotic football tournament in Kuwait with excellent programming skill to search for the ball and put it in the goal post.

Following are the winners in various competition categories:

Science Project Exhibition - Senior Catagory

First Prize: Fahaheel Al Watanieh Indian Private School - Esakkivel Esakkiraja, Aaron John Thomas and Sriram Karthik
Second Prize: Indian Community School Kuwait Amman Branch - Neha Merin Robin, Gunkirat Kaur Grover and Hiba Farooq
Third Prize: Integrated Indian School - Davidson Noby, Mohammed Shaheen and Omar Habib

Science Project Exhibition - Junior Catagory

First Prize: Fahaheel Al Watanieh Indian Private School - Punnya T Sunil, Danah Mohammad and Florence Sebastian
Second Prize: Indian Learners Own Academy - Aleena Mariyam Alex and Abia Mariya Sunu
Third Prize: Smart Indian School - Joshua Manikoilkal Oommen, G.A.Binuka Yewan Perera and Azmaan Ali

Science Project Exhibition - Open Category

First Prize - Kaushik Damle and Anirudh Kurma
Second Prize: Afraaz Hussain and Saadath Hussain
Third Prize: R Kumaravendhan, Hiritikk Kumar and Shane S Thomas

Science Project Exhibition - Kuwait Engineers Forum (KEF)

First Prize - National Institute of Technology (NIT) - Prasanth Warrier and Sunil Kumar T V
Second Prize - College of Engineering Trivandrum Alumni CETA - Biju Kr, Nandha Biju and Arya Arun
Third Prize - NSS College of Engineering Alumni - Nikhilesh Muraleedharan, Siyan Biju Thomas and Ritu Michael

Computer Animations

First Prize - Khalifa A.Al-Enezi, SIMS
Second Prize - Anmol Vijay Bhatia, IEAS
Third Prize - Joenam Renax Coutinha, IEAS

Rubic Cube

First Prize - Atharv Goel - Best Time 12.524 Seconds
Second Prize - Anirudh Manoj - Best Time 13.37 Seconds
Third Prize - Erwin Jose - Best Time 15.535 Seconds

Best Time of the Event was awarded to Atharv Goel who completed the Rubic Cube in 10.875 Seconds

ASSE Painting

First Prize - Neha Avanigadda, Fahaheel Al Watanieh Indian Private School
Second Prize - Mehek Baig, Indian English Academy
Third Prize - Harini Mahadevan, Indian Community School Amman Branch

Robotics Football

First Prize - Joseph,Fawaz Al Sardi and Somaskandan, Dominating Scorpions
Second Prize - Shameem Ali Ahamed, Arvin Moros Penaojas and Paraskumar Jethalal Rahod, Gladiators

Winners received Trophies and Certificates.

In addition to the various contests there was Keynote speech by Mr.Anand Kumar (Super 30 fame) , Team Indus - The Star event of Shaastrotsav made a presentation about their mission and demonstrated the model of the rover they are planning to send to moon.

The Gold Sponsor for the event was Al Muzaini Exchange, Silver Sponsors were High Sierra and Nirma University and Associate Sponsors were TIK TOK, British Council, Eternity Travels & Tourism and Caesars Restaurants.

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Tuesday, December 26, 2017
My son is one of the award winners, can someone tell me how to claim for the prize. Like contact Number of the organizers. My contact number is 99564751.
Thanks in Advance.

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