University Polytechnic, Uttaranchal University, organized an on-the-spot ‘Junk War Competition’ on March 9, 2018. The event was conceptualized and realized by Mechanical Engineering Department of the college.
There were eleven different groups comprising of a maximum of four students from all the three years of diploma. The students were given elaborate guidelines including scale of the model, material to be used and other parameters of judgment by the faculty members and co-coordinators from the Mechanical Engineering Department namely Mr. Yashwant Bisht, Mr. Ritesh Kala, Mr. Sanchit Verma, Mr. Pankaj Kumar and Ms. Deepti Kothari. The senior and junior students worked laboriously in tandem with each other presenting an example of excellent team performance. The students created excellent models on the concept of modern building design.
Hon’ble Vice Chancellor Prof. (Dr.)N. K. Joshi was present as the Chief Guest on the occasion. He took keen interest in the work of the students and also encouraged the students for further skill development. As icing on the cake, he announced the establishment of the Incubation Centre in the University.
The First Prize of the competition which included medals and a cash prize of Rs.1000/-, was won by the Group Number 3 comprising Prakhar Aggarwal, Rakesh Raj, Jonathan, and Amanjot. The Second Prize was a tie between Group Number 2 and 8.These students received medals and a cash prize of Rs 500/- from Hon’ble Vice Chancellor. There was a tie for the Third Position as well. The tie was between Group Number 5 & 6 who received a cash prize of Rs.250/- each along with medals.
Dr. S. K. Shah, Principal-UP, congratulated all the faculty members of the Department of Mechanical Engineering along with all the students for their distinguished work and achievement.