|Techkriti'17, IIT Kanpur|
The fun begins (Day 1)-
Day One had a magnificent start with the keynote address by the chairman of ISRO, Dr. A.S. Kiran Kumar, who is credited with the design and development of the electro-optical image sensors used in India's first remote sensing satellite, Bhaskara, launched in 1979.
It was followed by a marvellous art show by the famous speed-art painter Vilas Nayak which left the audience awestruck.
|Speed-Art Painter Vilas Nayak|
The day concluded with another address by Dr. Henry Schaefer, a chemist, with an H-Index of 116, where he spoke about his personal as well as professional life.
|Inspiring talk of Dr. Henry Schaefer|
The car exhibition of many vintage cars attracted huge crowds from the very start of the fest.
|Vintage Car collection|
The competitions commence and the thrill continues-
|People going for the final Testing|
Day Two witnessed the beginning of the many competitions of the fest, which included Robowars, TGP, Electromania and Sky Sparks.
|Team of AUV, IIT Kanpur|
The day also witnessed Sci-Talks by Dr. K.C Nicolaou, a Cypriot-American chemist known for his research in the area of natural products total synthesis, and the famous car designer Andrea Mocellin.
|Talk of Dr. K C Nicolaou|
|Mind blowing talk of Ferrari Car Designer, Mr. Andrea Mocellin|
But that wasn’t all, the day ended on a high note with excellent beat-boxing from Vineeth Vincent and a comedy performance by well-known Sapan Verma.
The celebrations continues (Day 3)-
|Decoration of the campus|
Day Three proceeded with the continuation of the various competitions and events.
|Preparations going on with full energy|
There was an informative and interesting talk by Ian Angell, professor at London school of Economics.
|Intriguing talk by Dr. Ian Angell|
One of the most amazing events for the day was Karan Singh’s magic show, which left us all astonished.
|Magician, Karan Singh|
Then the audience were addressed by one of the most respected names in the field of journalism, Rajat Sharma, who shared his experiences as host of the show, ‘Aap ki Adalat’, making the spectators enthralled by his amazing and entertaining speech.
|Well known Journalist, Mr. Rajat Sharma|
The exuberant EDM night was also scheduled on this day, where everyone danced to their fullest on the amazing beats.
Exhibitions always steal the show.
|Jet plane exhibition|
|Happy ending with Sonu Nigam's Concert|
The final day of the fest witnessed fierce competitions in all events coming to close, among which especially Robowars attracted most attention.
The most interesting and mind-blowing talks of the day were those of Meinolf Sellmann and David Reitze.
The day couldn’t have ended better than with the much awaited, melodious performance by one of the most celebrated singer of bollywood industry, Sonu Nigam. His verses “Aana hoga IIT Kanpur mein hume kayi kayi baar” moved each and every one of the spectators.
Everlasting memories which will remain in our hearts
The fest thus ended, but leaving in our hearts many cherished memories, casting an indelible impression on our minds through various enlightening talks and raising the bar for the fest. We can’t wait to have the remarkable experience once again and witness Techkrit’18, which sure will raise the bar even further.
|Truely, it was NONE OF A KIND|