What is Prakarsh?
Prakarsh, a Two days National Technical Festival, is a signature event of SVIT, Vasad. Prakarsh bring together the engineering and other students of various regions and give them a chance to ignite their minds and showcase their skills and talents through various technical and non-technical competitions. Prakarsh provides a platform to the students to interact and compete with others. Variety of technical events and workshops are organized during Prakarsh. There are non-technical events too to incorporate fun activities alongside the technical fervor followed by Pro-nights. The event is organized by students of SVIT and supported by faculty, staff and authorities.
Prakarsh is organized since last 14 years. Prakarsh 2006 to Prakarsh 2019 were a great success setting the benchmarks. In this Tech-Fest, over 3500 students from around 80 engineering colleges from Gujarat state participate.
Some of the highlights of the Prakarsh:
One of the most popular events is Robotics, which includes 4 different types of challenging competitions and a workshop. Another popular event is Rise of Machines, organized by Mechanical Engineering Department which includes mechanism and technology in the model making.
The group 'Piston and Propellers' covers the events by Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering. Every year a new and innovative utility machines are being taught to be made in event named Rise of Machines. The group named 'Dexter's Lab' covers the events by Electrical, Instrumentation & Control and Electronics & Communication Engineering.
The computer field concentrates on hardware developments, while IT concentrates on software and MCA handles the application part. Together these three forms a group named ‘CyberIntrusion’ offering 5 events.
The events of the civil engineering group ‘Structonics’ include Virtual Estate, La-castelo, Bridge Mania, etc. In addition, various fun-filled amazing non-technical events are conducted by group named ‘Funtastic’. Another event HR summit is conducted under a group of events named ‘Ancillary’