Vidya’s techfest ‘VYVIDH 2K23’ creates a truly vibrant and diverse cadre of motivated youth

Vidya witnessed  a combination of expectation and challenges. Working with talented youth and watching their creativity as they recognize innovative solutions to the different challenges stands an awesome learning experience for everyone involved.  

The two day technical extravaganza ‘Vyvidh 2K23’ organised by the students from all the branches of Vidya Academy of Science and Technology during 17- 18 March 2023 showcased technological amusements and placed the broad sketch out of Techfest in the form of project expo ‘AVISHKAR’, ‘EXPRIMERE  – a  paper presentation competition and spot photography competition ‘SHUTTER UP’ with attractive prizes which went on to become a standard feature of the Techfest. Dr Saji C B (Principal) and Mr Manoj Chalakkal (PTA President) jointly inaugurated the event. Dr Sudha Balagopalan (Dean – Academics), Mr Sreevalsan Oduvil (PTA Executive Committee Member) Mr  Ramesh A R (PTA Executive Committee Member)  graced the occasion with their presence. A few days earlier, on 28 February 2023, Ms Haritha V Kumar (District Collector) had officially launched the Vyvidh2K23 website and released the brochure.

AVISHKAR – Project Expo In order to provide a medium for the free and fruitful exchange of ideas and information .A number of contestants presented their responses for the participation Among these innovators three of them succeeded for achieving the positions and rewards.

In between these experienced innovators, participated with their idea of “Track Mower Robot ” and wins the heart of everyone and rewarded with first prize .

Position Project  Name of the Institution Participants
First              Track Mower Robot  VAST, Thrissur Sharon Varghese, Susruth .K.S, Rosemol.V .S, Justin Jose
Second      Sign Companion Application   VAST, Thrissur Rajaram Reghuram , Visal K S, Vydharsh K R, Vyshnav M
Third   Smart Mirror St.Mary’s Institute Of Technology And Science Christafar A S, Jefin Joju, Aswin R, Jishnu Raj, N S Aswin

The event was organized by the staff co-ordinator Mr Arun Xavier (Asst. Prof, EEE Dept) and student co-ordinators Aswin M W (S8, EEE Dept) and Rishikesh Krishan K (S6, EEE Dept) along with Avishkar Team Volunteers.

EXPRIMERE  – Paper Presentation Competition The paper presentation event, exprimere was conducted on 17 March 2023. The judging panel includes Dr Sudha Balagopalan (Dean-  Academics and Dr C Justin Jose (HoD, CE Dept). The participants were asked to present a paper on the topic, ‘Relevance of social media in the growth of Art, Culture and Technology’. They were given 10 minutes time for presentation and 5 minutes for discussion with the judges.

Position Name of the Institution Participants
First              VAST, Thrissur Sanjo P Rejin and Sakthi S
Second      VAST, Thrissur Stephy K Thomas
Third   VAST, Thrissur Susan P Babu and Megha Raj

Dr Jeeva K A  (Asso Prof, ECE Dept) served as staff co-ordinator and Athul S Menon (S8, ECE Dept) as student  co-ordinator

SHUTTER UP – Spot Photography Contest

The contest was conducted on 17 March,2023. The theme of the photography contest was “Emotions”. The participants were instructed to take the photos based on this theme inside campus.

Prize Name Semester and Branch Name of the Institution
First Place Akshay T S4 EEE VAST Thrissur
Second Place Jinu G S2 MCA VAST Thrissur
Third Place Sachin P Raj S2 MCA VAST Thrissur

The event was conducted by Ms Salkala K S (Asst Prof, CA Dept) as staff co-ordinator and Anusa (S4, CA Dept) as student co-ordinator.


VYVIDH 2K23 ended with the event ‘Choreonite,’ that witnessed a perfect blend of exciting music and stunning moves, along with a packed house.The meticulously implemented contest had the audience thirsting for more.The literary events continued to test the students’ creative skills in both group and solo performances.

Prize winners – Group Prize Winners – Solo
Prize  Dance Group Prize Winner
First  Molecules, Thrissur First Mr Neeraj, Thrissur
Second  Watch the freaks, CET Second  Mr Solo, Ernakulam
Third BBIOZ, Mar Basellous College of Engineering and Technology

The event was held under the guidance of  staff coordinator Ms  Aprna Balan  (Asst Prof, AIML Dept) with the support of  Sangeeth (S8,CE Dept) and Reshma (S8, CSE Dept) as student co-ordinators.

Department Events

The fest, in association with the seven branches includes a variety of events with the  objective to bring the students of various streams from different institutions on a common platform where they are encouraged to share knowledge and innovative ideas to exhibit the talents and skills of the aspiring Engineers both in Technical and Non-technical ways.  The detailed report can be viewed as per the link given below:-


The Editorial Team of News & Events joins the entire Vidya fraternity  in extending hearty congratulations to Mr Vishnu, Ms Siji, Central Committee and Dept Committee co-ordinators and students on the successful conduct of VYVIDH  2K23 that embarks on a journey through a spectrum of categories from technology to science and much more !!!

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