The two-day IT event TechKnow concluded at Delhi Public School Srinagar. The event was organised by the Cyber Crew the students' IT club of the school.
Minister for Social Welfare, ARI & Trainings and Science & Technology, Sajad Gani Lone gave away certificates to the participating students. Felicitation ceremony was also attended by Farooq Ahmad Shah, secretary School Education; Muneer Ul Islam, director Information and Vijay Dhar, chairman DPS Srinagar.
"The annual event is the largest tech event for schools in Jammu and Kashmir. The event saw participation of over 430 students of varying ages (grade 6-12) from more than 30 leading schools of Kashmir. The tech event aims at providing a clear view of the opportunities and challenges of an increasingly connected world to students. The hallmark of the event is that the training of students is entirely conducted by student-members of the club," the organizers said in a statement.
Vice principal, Shafaq Afshan, welcomed the participants on the first day. The event kicked off with the screening of a 45-minute documentary on the future prospects of technology. The participants were provided hands on training in five different areas of technology: Web Development, GFX & VFX, Quadcopter Development, Robotics and Hybrid App Development.
On the second day, the students were first provided training in assemblage and working of the Quad-Copter. The event concluded with a speech by the principal Balasubramanium Murali who highlighted the importance of Technology. He also congratulated CyberCrew for organizing the event. Muazzam Khursheed, member of CyberCrew, thanked all the participants and the school staff for their support.