IEDC of Vidya conducts two-day project boot camp

The IEDC of Vidya organised a two-day project boot camp in the College during  31 August – 1 September 2019. As many as 30 students from different Departments attended the camp.

The various activities of the camp were conducted by a team which founded the startup company “” in Vidya. The team consisted of Mr Vyshakh P P, Mr Joe S Kolengadan and Mr Mohammed Shahin V A, all founders of and currently Innovataion Engineer Trainees in FORGE Accelarator.

The first session started with the screening of an inspirational movie titled “Spare Parts”. Then the resource persons gave a talk about validation, ideaisation of projects, key skills assessment, prototyping and patents. During the afternoon session, the participants were divided into five groups and each group played a small activity. This was followed by the video presentation of a TED talk by Tim Urban on procrastination.

The pitching session was on the second day. The participants were given some problem statements and they were required to select a problem they liked most and to prepare a presentation on the problem and present it in front of the other participants. The camp concluded with a video presentation of a TED talk by Larry Smith.

The activities of the camp were coordinated by IEDC members under the direction of IEDC Student Coordinator  Aswin and IEDC Nodel Officer Ms Swapana E V M.