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The curtain rose on a three-day event - Mind Spark,09,an annual technical championship with more than 40 events including workshops...

The curtain rose on a three-day event – Mind Spark,09,an annual technical championship with more than 40 events including workshops,lectures and exhibits recently at the College of Engineering Pune. The event kicked of with inauguration ceremony by J S Sahariya,Prinicpal Secretary Higher & Technical Education M.S followed by a number of events. Enthusiasm was in the air with more than 40 events scheduled for the three-day fest.

Highlight sof the day one were events like Dog Fight-a Robotics competition,Encrypto- a competition to develop a security system for a room and B-Plan for budding entrepreneurs with their business plans. COEP’s Purushottam Karandak winning play Gumphan featured yesterday at the famous cultural nites Nirvana after the event.

Started in 2007,the event is entirely organised by the students. Close to ten thousand students are expected to turn out to the event. This year Mind Spark’ 09 will showcase non technical events like Virtual Stock Market and Amazing Race with other debutant events apart from the traditional events related to civil,metallurgy and ENTC. “ There is something for everybody at Mind Spark. We are challenging the IIT’s Tech Fest,” said Director A D Sahasrabudhe.

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First published on: 10-10-2009 at 11:23:47 pm
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