Shiv Nadar School students showcase technology Innovations to address real world issues

Shiv Nadar School students showcase technology Innovations to address real world issues
Abhay Anand | Dec 27, 2018 - 12:35 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI, DECEMBER 27: Grade 10 students of Shiv Nadar School showcased their innovative technology projects at Colloquium 2018. The winner for this year’s competition was Team Silverlane from Shiv Nadar School Noida that comprised students --- Romsha Singh, Arvind Raja, Archisha Arun, Shoumya Barua, Rishit Dhyani and Aaryaman Singha. The team developed first of its kind walker-cum-stepper for senior citizens to enable them to climb and descent stairs unassisted. The annual conference provides a platform to students, who work on a year-long tech project to solve a real-world problem.

The competition follows a two-tier selection process, where student projects are first scrutinized by a sub-jury, followed by a presentation and interaction with an external jury who judge the efficacy and viability of the projects. While a total of 15 projects from both Shiv Nadar School, Noida and Gurugram were presented to the sub-jury, only seven made it to the final jury round. The external jury comprised Deep Kalra, Founder, Chairman and CEO, MakeMyTrip; Rajiv Makhni, India’s Tech Guru and Managing Editor of Technology, NDTV and Vineet Nayar, Founder, Chairman and CEO, Sampark Foundation.

Col. Gopal Karunakarn, CEO Shiv Nadar School said, “Shiv Nadar School follows an experiential pedagogy and integrates learnings from its technology program. The annual technology event- Colloquium acts as a platform where students of grade X are able to showcase critical thinking, integrated learning, Communication skills and market understanding into a project based solution to a line problem facing society.”

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