MCA: Joshiana 8.0 - The Inauguration

Sep 21, 2017

“The Technocrats” - The Students Association of Department of Computer Applications of SJEC organized Joshiana 8.0, a 2-Day National Level IT Fest for the students of MCA, MS, MSc, M.Tech. and BE (CS & IS). The fest is being organized under the aegis of the Department of Computer Applications.

Joshiana 8.0 was inaugurated on Thursday, 21st September 2017 with the lighting of the lamp by the dignitaries including Dr. Niranjan U.C Director-Research and Training, Manipal Dot Net Pvt. Ltd, Manipal, who was the Chief Guest at the Inaugural Function. The other dignitaries present on the dais were Rev Fr Wilfred Prakash D Souza-Director, SJEC who presided over the ceremony, Rev Fr Rohith D’Costa-Assistant Director, SJEC, Dr Joseph Gonsalvis-Principal, SJEC, Dr Rio D’Souza-Vice Principal/Dean-MCA, SJEC, Ms Sumangala N-I/C HOD MCA, SJEC, Mr Hareesh B- Convener of Joshiana 8.0, Ms Nagma G - President, TechnoCrats and Ms Shwetha Vatsa-Secretary, TechnoCrats.

The function began with the invocation of the Divine by the College Choir. The gathering was welcomed by Ms Sumangala N-I/C HOD MCA, who extended warm welcome to all the people present during the Inaugural and dignitaries were then felicitated by the staff members.             

Ms Nagma G - President of the Technocrats, briefed the gathering about the events that is going to be held over the 2 days. This was followed by unveiling of the trophies for which the participants were competing against each other.

The Chief Guest, Dr. Niranjan U.C addressed the gathering wherein he voiced his opinion on coping up with the growth in technology. The Principal and The Director of the Institution spoke conveying their best wishes to the participants as well as the organizers.

The curtains were drawn on the Inauguration Ceremony with the Vote of Thanks delivered by Ms Shwetha Vatsa-Secretary, TechnoCrats, thereby declaring the fest open to all. The MC’s role for the inaugural ceremony was donned by Ms Prithvi V Shet from III year MCA.

The events are being conducted by the MCA students over 2 days and the judges have been invited from in and out of the college. All in all 20 teams have registered for Joshiana 8.0 and around 170 participants are being a part of the fest.

The fest is comprised of 10 events namely - Interfaccia(Web Designing), Alchemy(Coding), TechTwirl(IT Quiz), RenderIt(Video Editing), Tech Supremo(Best IT Manager), Unflustered(IT Parliament), FreeBooters(Treasure Hunt), Melioration(App Development), Tech-Combo(Mega Event), TechVibe(Cultural) The events are designed to test the technical mettle of the participants.

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