Event: Celebration of Collaboration with Project Launch

Celebration of Collaboration with Project Launch

Date: 02 Feb, 2019

Type: Completed

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Celebration of Collaboration with Project Launch 2nd Feb, 2019 Shah & Anchor Kutchhi Engineering College, Chembur has collaborated with Indian Development Foundation, Bennett University, Roti Bank Mumbai, Bombay Leprosy Project (BLP), Waggy Tails Private Limited and Digital Freedom Foundation (DFF) to let students develop ideas and work on real life projects which have the potential to benefit the society in numerous ways. These projects were launched on 2nd February 2019, in the honorary presence of the Chief Guest, Mr. Boman Irani, widely acclaimed Indian actor. The event began with Deep Prajwalan and a prayer. Mr. Irani was heartily welcomed and felicitated by the Chairman, Shri Keshavjibhai Chhadva, Principal Dr. Bhavesh Patel and Research Coordinator Dr Nilakshi Jain. Inspiring speech by Mr.Irani explaining the virtue of humility in one’s life, left the audience in deep thoughts. Dignitaries were felicitated and presented with tokens of appreciation. The dignitaries included Mr. Boman Irani, widely acclaimed Indian actor Mr.D. Sivanandan, ex-DGP Maharashtra and convener of Roti Bank, Shri Sushil Jiwrajka, Trustee, Roti Bank, Dr.Narayan Iyer, CEO & National Co-ordinator (Mumbai) IDF, Wg Cdr S Balasubramaniam, Retired IAF, Treasurer IDF Dr.Ashish Kodke chief doctor at BLP, Ms Parul Negi, BLP Mr. Rahul, BLP Mr. Deshpande, BLP Mr.Shashank Shetty, Hon. Director IDF Education Projects & Project Lead (Larsen & Toubro Infotech) Mr. Abhishek Kateliya , Rotibank mumbai Mr. Anish Paliwal, IDF Social Ambassador Mr.Krishnakant Mane, Founder, DFF Ms. Prajakta Patkar, Project Leader, DFF Mr. Abhijit Balan, Manager, DFF Mr.Yash Sheth, Director Waggy Tails Private Limited The dignitaries launched the projects live amongst great excitement and cheer. All dignitaries expressed joy over the hardwork and dedication shown by team of SAKEC. A total of 7 projects were launched consisting of Roti Bank App Roti Bank Test before Taste IDF Web of Hope web application IDF Speed Ambulance App BLP Electronic Health Record Management System IDF Fire Fighter Robot IDF Breathe Clean Project The celebration was complemented with a moving mix of songs performed by students of SAKEC. A video for each project, explaining the concept and working of the same was showcased. The members of the teams i.e. students and mentors were congratulated and granted certificates by the dignitaries. It was a moment of pride for dignitaries and teams alike. Yash Sheth, entrepreneur and alumnus of SAKEC inspired the students to do start-ups and presented an app, “Let It Wag” aimed at helping injured animals. Dr. Nilakshi Jain, Research Coordinator gave a vote of thanks and motivated students to do research internships. The event concluded with another round of music and the national anthem. The project teams were left motivated and prepared for further project development. The events recording is available at: https://youtu.be/8Y2FGw9lEAw https://youtu.be/TellRtvjNDE