Technoquest – A Congregation of Technical Minds – was organised at M M Modi College, Patiala. It was a state level festival of technical education and information technology in which 486 students from 11 educational institutions including Punjabi University, Patiala participated in seven technical competitions.
While inaugurating the event Dr. Kanwaljit Singh, Director, University Computer Centre, Punjabi University, Patiala appreciated the organizers for providing a platform to the young minds to showcase their technical and soft skills. He also emphasized the need to inculcate ethical values along with skill development among the students so that they may prove to be responsible citizens.
Welcoming the guests and the participants, Dr. Khushvinder Kumar, Principal of the college stated that the event – ‘Congregation of Technical Minds’ has become a tradition with the college. He further said that problems like corruption, environmental degradation and lack of employability among the youth can be solved by using new technologies.
Janab Mujtaba Hussain from the Punjabi University gave a captivating performance in flute playing during the inaugural session. Sh. Siddharth Chatterjee accompanied him on Tabla.
Dr. Kulbir Singh Dhillon, Dean College Development Council, Punjabi University, Patiala presided over the valedictory session and gave away prizes and certificates to the winners.
The results are as under:
In ‘Test Your Skills in C’: Palak of Modi College, Patiala got first position, Manpreet Kaur of GHS Khalsa Girls College Karhali got second position and Sandeep Singh and Kamalpreet Sharma of Modi College got third position.
In Web Designing:
Prikshita and Jitanshu of Modi College bagged first position, Ravinder Singh and Jagdeep Sangar of Govt. Bikram College, Patiala got second position and Kulwant Singh and Jugraj Soni of Public College, Samana and Manpreet Kaur and Vandana Sindhi, Punjabi University, Patiala got third position.
In the Paper Presentation Nancy Sharma, Govt. Bikram College, Patiala bagged first position, Akshay Singla, Govt. State College of Education, Patiala got second position and Ishnoor Singh, Modi College got third position.
In the Poster Making Priya Kansal and Shweta of Public College, Samana bagged first position, Karan Gurn and Twinkle Dhawan of Modi College, Patiala got second position and Shivangi and Manisha of Govt. Bikram College, Patiala got third position.
In Ad-Mad Show Public College Samana got first, Modi College got second and Vidya Sagar Institute, Channo bagged the third position.
In Business Quiz Modi College bagged first position, Govt. Bikram College got second and and Public College Samana got third position.
In I.T. Quiz Modi College got first position, Public College Samana got second and Punjabi University, Patiala got third position.
College Principal Dr. Khushvinder Kumar felicitated the Chief Guest and the Judges by giving them mementoes. Co-ordinator of the event Mrs. Poonam Malhotra proposed the vote of thanks. Mrs. Baljinder Kaur conducted the stage.