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Techkriti Factualising Fictions-2017
March 23 - March 26
Techkriti is the annual international, technological and entrepreneurial festival organized by the students of Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. Etymologically, the word ‘Techkriti’ is composed of two words; ‘Tech’ in English which stands for technology and ‘Kriti’ in Sanskrit stands for creation. Hence, the word ‘Techkriti’ signifies creation or innovation in technology.
Techkriti was first held in 1995, and has since grown into one of the largest technical festivals in Asia.The forte of this festival lies not only in its spectacular display of technical acumen but also in its wide platform for entrepreneurial undertakings and social initiatives.
Techkriti believes in fostering the spirit of innovation and igniting young minds towards a more technologically and economically viable future. The festival is held over four days every March and attracts participants from every corner of the country as well as from abroad, comprising a total footfall of over 25,000 from all over India and abroad.
Techkriti comprises of ardent competitions, elucidative workshops, exhibitions, illuminating talks and exhilarating pro-nights that inspire, enthrall and mesmerize the massive hordes that attend.