The 9th series of the Anveshana -2020 witnessed a team from Civil Engineering and another from Mechanical Engineering Department of MITE win the 6th and 9th prize respectively at the state level. The Championship organized by the Agastya International Foundation in association with Synopsys was held from 25th to 27th February 2020 held at Bangalore. The event which had over 900 innovative project submissions from across the state had 49 teams from 36 Engineering colleges for the finale at Bangalore.Three teams from MITE were selected for the finale from the department of Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Electronics and Communication Engineering. The project ‘Remote operated arecanut plucking machine’ by Pramith Shetty and Venkatesh guided by Mr. Bhanuprakash of the department of Mechanical Engineering won the 6th place. The project ‘Sea sand concrete for Green India’ by C.K. Harshitha and Chaitra Taranath which was guided by Dr. Jayprakash M.C. of the Department of Civil Engineering bagged the 9th place.
Anveshana is a Science & Engineering competition which will culminate in a Fair where the students will exhibit their projects/models. This Competition will primarily involve undergraduate Engineering students and underprivileged school going students where the students together will follow philosophies and practices of hands-on learning, research orientation, to make models based on Engineering-Science concepts. The Engineering Students will mentor school students in the creation of models while inducing knowledge and confidence in them.
Engineering colleges will participate as teams with 2 members. The teams will select 2 students from nearby underprivileged schools (Govt. and Govt. aided schools) to mentor them to design and build models or projects around an identified social problem. The school students thus will be exposed to entire planning, designing and building process of the models and in turn will get educated in the scientific and engineering concepts behind the models in Anveshana.