Akshay Urja Club organises Synergia 20132 min read
Manipal: Manipal Institute of Technology (MIT) conducted Synergia 2013, which consisted of newer as well as tougher competitions. Held from February 7-10, this national level technical festival of Akshay Urja Club ensured maximum participation by increasing its publicity.
Other than the regular events like Eureka, Breathing Building and Tour de Circuit conducted every year, two new events namely Navitus Veritus and Energette were introduced. Navitus Veritus witnessed a participation of 13 teams as it required the participant’s innovation and invention. Ayush Gupta, a first year MIT student said, “While converting one energy form to another, we had to make L.E.D lights glow in a unique way. It was simple yet challenging because all the teams that participated put up a good fight.”
Energette on the other hand required the student’s intelligence in creating a circuit that conserves the energy used by daily appliances. Mayank Gupta, a participant from first year MIT said, “This event was sensational for me as it required us to make circuits. I made two circuits, one which would automatically turn on the light when it was dark, and another that detected water levels. I had immense fun working on both of them.”
The event that really set aside Synergia 2013 from the previous years was Breathing Building. Himanshu Kumawat, a second year MIT student who won the competition said, “This time, the four teams that got through the auction round, had to build a model of a building according to the specifications given. That was really exciting and new for all of us. But, this event in particular was much tougher this year as compared to 2012.”
Nikhil Pradan, the Event Head said, “Synergia 2013 was extremely well managed as compared to the last year. Starting from the workshops all the way to announcing the results, everything was very well taken care of and systematic which definitely made all of us enjoy the event.”
Sub-edited by Urvashi Ajmera