National Innovation Challenge was held at Panipat Institute of Engineering and Technology (PIET) on 10th December 2022 . It was aimed at offering a vibrant platform to the youth of today bubbling with energy but lacking in mentoring and also to showcase the projects. 27 teams from Higher Education Institutes from all over India have presented their innovations in National Innovation Challenge (NIC).
The event was inaugurated by the Chief Guest, Dr. Biswajit Saha , Director (Skill Education & Training), CBSE, New Delhi, who has joined the inaugural session in virtual mode and talked about the importance of innovation and start up in the Indian economy and appreciated the efforts of the organizing team. Dr. Shakti Arora , Associate Professor from the Department of Computer Science Engineering at PIET was the convener of the event. Dr. Parveen Goyal and Dr. Daisy Arora , Associate Professors, from the Department of Pharmacy at PIET were co-convenors of the Ideathon. Dr. Shakti Kumar , Director, PIET had delivered a welcome address. Mr. Rakesh Tayal , Vice-Chairman, PIET, had also addressed the audience and shared the importance of conducting such events.
In the beginning, mentoring session was conducted in which a panel of 30 mentors had mentored the teams of NIC. In judgment session, post lunch, all the teams were adjudged by the jury members. The major evaluation parameters were clarity of idea; novelty of idea; social, economic & environmental Impact and economic sustainability.