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Updated December 18th, 2023 at 18:34 IST

IIT Madras to host Inter-IIT Tech Meet from December 19-22

IIT Madras gears up to host the 12th edition of the Inter-IIT Tech Meet, a flagship event, from December 19th to 22nd, 2023.

Nandini Verma
IIT Madras
IIT Madras | Image:IIT Madras
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IIT Madras gears up to host the 12th edition of the Inter-IIT Tech Meet, a flagship event, from December 19th to 22nd, 2023. The event marks a significant return to an entirely offline format since the pandemic's outbreak. Over 1,000 students from various IITs are expected to participate in 13 diverse competitions encompassing technology, mathematics, cybersecurity, and more.

The meet is set to include activities linked with the ‘Viksit Bharat@2047’ national campaign. Its mission is to foster students' awareness, aspirations, and initiative, focusing on boosting their self-confidence and decision-making abilities. The initiative, launched in 2019, has already impacted thousands of students, teachers, and guardians across Pune and Madurai.

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IIT Madras aims to facilitate problem-solving activities, enabling students to interact with industry experts, professors, and peers. The papers and projects presented during the meet will be open for public viewing, fostering innovation and industry collaboration. Additionally, the event seeks to promote India's vision of becoming a developed nation by 2047 through its ‘Viksit Bharat’ campaign.

 Narendra Modi, India’s Prime Minister, has invited the youth to participate in shaping the future of the country through the ‘Ideas from Youth for Viksit Bharat@2047’ movement. The initiative encourages the youth to share suggestions on India's development in different aspects, the steps needed to achieve it, and their individual contributions to realize this vision.

The Inter-IIT Tech Meet 2023 promises an array of competitive events, presentations, and industrial discussions, facilitating the exchange of innovative ideas and enhancing the participants' problem-solving skills.

Speaking about this annual event, Prof. Satyanaranya Gummadi, Dean (Students), IIT Madras, said,“We are happy to host the Inter-IIT Tech Meet at IIT Madras and I am sure this four-day event will create an opportunity for the students to learn different things for their career goals. This is also an opportunity for the like-minded students from different IITs who can also interact and create networking activity among the brightest minds.”

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As hosts, IIT Madras is responsible for coming up with industrial problem statements that the students will be solving, and also providing them a platform to interact with peers, industrial experts and professors through networking events and project showcases.

Lauding the IIT Madras students organizing the event, Prof. V. Sriram, Faculty Advisor (Co-curricular Activities), IIT Madras, said,“It is really amazing to see the young bright minds of the next generation goes beyond the classroom and showcase their potential with the industry-related problems that are need of the hour.”

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INTER-IIT TECH MEET SCHEDULE – 19TH TO 22ND DECEMBER 2023

Ø 19th December 2023: Three panels of the Students’ Academic Conference, with focus on mechanical engineering, manufacturing, civil engineering, nano-tech, bio-tech and robotics. Competitive student presentations on Quantum computing.

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Ø 20th December 2023: 2 panels of the Students’ Academic Conference, with a focus on Artificial Intelligence, Data Science, Electronics, Physics and Maths. Competitive student presentations on chiplet design and game development. Industry presentations by Jaguar Land Rover and Trumio.

Ø 21st December 2023:  The Engineers’ Conclave, showcasing 50 projects and prototypes built across the IITs. Competitive student presentations on quantitative finance, and cryptocurrency trading. Session by the company Aptos, about the domain of blockchain.

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Ø 22nd December 2023: Competitive student presentations on artificial intelligence and natural language processing, followed by the announcement of the winners of the Tech Meet.

VIKSIT BHARAT@2047

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Viksit Bharat@2047 is the vision of the Government of India to make India a developed nation by 2047, the 100th year of its independence. The vision encompasses various aspects of development, including economic growth, social progress, environmental sustainability, and good governance

Shri Narendra Modi, Hon’ble Prime Minister, has invited youth of the country to participate in India’s bold, ambitious and transformative agenda of Viksit Bharat @ 2047 by participating in a youth movement of “Ideas from Youth for Viksit Bharat@2047.”

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A webpage “Ideas for the Vision of Viksit Bharat @ 2047” has also been developed on mygov.in to enable youth to share suggestions on their vision of Viksit Bharat by 2047. On the portal, participants will be actively encouraged to contribute their suggestions on following three:

     I.       How should a Viksit Bharat look like in 2047 in different aspects?

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    II.       What do we need to do to reach this goal?

   III.       What can you do to make Viksit Bharat@2047 possible?

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Published December 18th, 2023 at 16:41 IST

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