OIST - Day I Grand Finale SIH 2020

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Day I Grand Finale SIH 2020

The Nodal level inaugural ceremony of Smart India Hackathon 2020, Software edition was held virtually on Aug. 01, 2020 at Oriental College of Technology, Bhopal. The ceremony commenced with paying reverence to Goddess Saraswati by reciting Saraswati Vandana. The inaugural function, witnessed senior officials from Bureau of Police Research and Development Bhopal, AICTE, dignitaries form MHRD, domain experts, senior professionals, mentors and participants of SIH -2020.The welcome speech was delivered by Vice Chancellor, Oriental University, Dr. Dhruv Ghai. Chief-guest, Director, Central Academy for Police Training, Bhopal, Mr. Pawan Srivastava (IPS) and Guest of honour Regional Officer, Central Region , AICTE Bhopal, Dr. C.S. Verma addressed the participants with inspirational speeches.The Ceremony was presided by Hon' ble Chairman Orientel Group of Institutes Shri Praveen Thakral.Guest of honour, Dr C.S.Verma talked about the impact and advantages of Smart India Hackathon on employability and out of the box thinking. Chief guest Mr. Pawan Srivastava,IPS, emphasised on giving solutions to the problem statements which would be helpful for the police force and crime control.The inaugural ceremony had an overwhelming response and was witnessed by more than 200 people from all across the country. The program was concluded with vote of thanks by Dr. Manish Billore, Director, Placement OGI. Chief Executive officer of Orientel Group of Institutes Shri R.K.Sahni congratulated organizers for successful online conduction of the ceremony.