“State Best project of the year 2018 & 2019” at KSCST

28 innovative projects from MITE had bagged sponsorship through KSCST in 2019 The 42nd series of the Student Project Program of Karnataka State Council for Science and Technology (KSCST) witnessed a team from Department of Mechatronics and Dept. of Mechanical engineering win the
coveted “State Best Project of the year -2019” from Karnataka State Council for Science & Technology.

The project “Production of Ink and Paint Products from Internal Combustion Engine Exhaust Soot” by Mohd. Arzoo, Mohd. Zakariya, Rifad Pallikkandi and Aswanth M V was guided by Ms. Rumana Ali, Assistant Professor of the Department of Mechatronics Engineering and the team from Mechanical had Bhargava K, Ashrith, Kadabageri Manjunath and Sathwik Poojar y which was guided by Prof Rueben O D’Souza won the award for the project “Designand Development of Agricopter Drone”. It is worth noting that the Mechanical Engineering department of MITE has bagged this prestigious award for the second consecutive year. Earlier in 2018, a project from, Mechanical Engineering had won the “State Best Project of the year 2018” for their project “Multi Nozzle manually operated Sprayer amongst 342 participating teams at the state level. Congratulating the team, Chairman of Rajalaxmi Education Trust, Mr. Rajesh Chouta sai d that the institution has always promoted innovation by embracing the best teaching methodologies, providing the best in class infrastructure and global exposure to students. This he said has resulted in students consistently winning laurels at reputed state and national events.

The Selection
The student proposals from around the state are reviewed by an expert panel which has Senior Scientists from the renowned Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore and other national labs. Selected projects are funded by KSCST. On completion, the projects are again reviewed by expert panel which selects the projects for Seminar and Exhibition based on the innovation and its contribution to the society at large. This year MITE won the best project award from amongst 350 student teams from 109 colleges which competed at the State level exhibition.

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