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Wissenaire, the annual techno-management festival of IIT Bhubaneswar concluded

Bhubaneswar:14/3/23:Wissenaire, the annual techno-management festival of IIT Bhubaneswar, started on March 10.The chief guest, Dr. Omkar Rai, executive chairman of start-up Odisha, along with the director of IIT, Bhubaneswar, Prof. ShreepadKarmalkar, Dean of Student Affairs, Prof. P.V. Stayam, President of the student gymkhana, Dr. Srinivas BhaskarKaranki, and Chairperson of Wissenaire’23, Dr. SrikantGollepudi graced the inaugural evening with his presence. The event commenced with the launch of the theme video for the festival. The theme of this edition is Aeternum Reis: Redefining automobile and transportation technology in the light of accrescent exigencies. Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) acted as the title sponsor for the 3 day long fest

Dr Rai termed the festival a thoughtful event by IIT Bhubaneswar and appreciated the makers of the theme video. He highlighted the fact that only three percent of the start-ups belong to the sector of automobiles, and that there is a need to increase these numbers. He suggested that events like these help nurture the arena of start-ups and encourage entrepreneurship.  Closing his speech, he insisted the students take advantage of the policies and incentives from the government of Odisha.

The other dignitaries extended their wishes for the fest and marked their support for the journey of this edition. The Chief Coordinator of Wissenaire’23, MrShishir Reddy, expressed his gratitude through his vote of thanks.The fest is an conglomerate of technical and cultural events like Robo Wars, Colloquia, Math olympiad etc.


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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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