The first and the most awaited event of the year 2018 – Sprout’IT was hosted at SCIT on September 8th, 2018. The IT Entrepreneurship and Leadership Forum (iTELF) committee came up with the theme “Vista – Vision of an Entrepreneur” for this year’s event. The hardships and effort put into making this event successful was resonating in the campus. Every wall and pathway in the campus was beautifully decorated in accordance with the theme. A separate wall was dedicated to show the life and calendar of an entrepreneur.
Students from various other colleges gathered in huge numbers to participate in this event. The Inauguration ceremony took place in the SCIT Assembly Hall and was attended by both students and faculty members. The Chief Guest Mr. Vignesh Santhanam; CMO of Quidich Innovation Labs, Guest of Honour Mr. Parag Mutha; owner of Infosoft Technologies along with the Director Dr. Dhanya Pramod and Professor Apoorva Kulkarni lit the traditional lamp and inaugurated the event.
Dr. Dhanya Pramod addressed the gathering and pointed out that every individual is an entrepreneur. Following this, the motivational address by Mr. Vignesh Santhanam set the tone for the day. The audience then witnessed a visual treat by the theatre club of SCIT – “Eklavya”. The competitions arranged for the day started right after the inaugural ceremony.
A total of twelve events were conducted as a part of Sprout’IT 2018. The various events held ranged from Case Study presentation, Corporate Interview to Treasure Hunt and Film making. The events were designed in a way to capture the true essence of an entrepreneur and also to highlight the various struggles that one has to go through to become successful. The enthusiasm and interest displayed by various participants motivated the organisers to conduct the events in the best possible way. The campus also witnessed a number of stalls which sold food, books, sports equipment and garments.
The event turned out to be a huge success and acted as a platform for students to display their skills. The spirit of leadership, teamwork, communication and innovation was embedded in the hearts and minds of every student who participated. The success of the event is undoubtedly attributed to the hard work by the students and the undying support and encouragement by the faculty members.