Jamshedpur, Jan 30: For technology enthusiasts in the steel city, all roads are leading to Tata Steel Technical Institute (TSTI), Burmamines, which kick-started its first-ever tech fest on Monday.
Chief guest Ruchi Narendran, Managing Trustee, Jusco Education Mission (JEM) Foundation, inaugurated the two-day `Tech-Fest 2017’. She praised the participants for donning their thinking caps and devising working models that reflected innovation.
Students from around 20 educational and technical institutes (polytechnics, ITIs and secondary schools) are displaying their exhibits keeping in mind the underlying theme of the event—`Simplifying lives through technology’ (takniki gyan se jeevan asaan). Besides the exhibition displaying mechanical, electrical and electronic models, the tech fest also features a quiz competition and cultural shows.
Dipankar Sengupta, Former Vice-President, Shared Services, Tata Steel Limited, called upon the participating students to “apply their out-of-box thinking” and creativity in developing things that could redefine technology.
Sunil Bhaskaran, Vice-President, Corporate Services, Tata Steel, was seen curiously interacting with the students at their stalls, and asking for the principle behind their working models.
Biren Ramesh Bhuta, Chief, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Tata Steel; Capt. Amitabh, Head, Skill Development, CSR and Debashis Chatterjee, Sr. Manager, Skill Development, CSR were also present along with the staff of TSTI, Burmamines on the occasion.