Guwahati (Assam): IIT Guwahati witnessed the kick start of its 19th edition of annual techno management festival Techniche on Thursday at the Bhupen Hazarika auditorium. The chief guest of inauguration ceremony was Air Officer Commanding, Air Commodore Shashank Mishra, Air Force Station Borjhar. The session started with a lamp lighting ceremony by Dean of Student Affairs, Prof Chandan Mahanta and AOC, Borjhar.
All the events which took part on Thursday have pulled a massive crowd. There was a Keynote by Brooks Moore, host of ‘How It’s Made’ show from the Discovery Channel where he shared his experiences of personal life – his interests in piano, photography, horses and his experiences of being in Radio and Television Stations. All in all a charming, optimistic personality who captivated the audience till the time he was on the stage.
Then the night ended with a stunning solo performance by Artist Dhruv Vishwanath who is one among the Top 30 ‘under 30’ Guitarists. He performed some of his own composed tracks with relatable lyrics in his own voice and entertained the audience to the fullest. The auditorium was filled with applaud and appreciation.
Techniche commenced on Thursday and concludes on 3rd September 2017. The events during Techniche will include workshops, technical exhibitions, guest lectures, technical competitions, literary events including Model United Nations.
As a part of Techniche, the students of IIT Guwahati organize many events including a lecture series, industrial conclave, technical workshops, robotic competitions, technical exhibitions, pro-nites, the Guwahati Half Marathon, etc.