G H Raisoni College of Engineering, Nagpur has been selected by MIC/AICTE for hosting Toycathon 2021 Grand Finale, an event conducted by Govt of India to promote indigenous toy industry. Around 13 teams from different parts of India have confirmed their participation. Total 13 teams having 61 participants from National wide are participating for the event.
The Toy Hackathon (Toycathon 2021) is being organised jointly by Ministry of Education in coordination with five other Ministries viz: Ministry of Women and Child Development (MWCD), Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Ministry of Small and Medium Enterprises, and Ministry of Textiles. Ministry of Education’s Innovation Cell at All India Council for Technical Education is acting as nodal agency for organizing toycathon 2021. The event is being organized during 22-24th June 2021 via online mode.
The inaugural function at G H Raisoni College of Engineering was held on 22nd June 2021 (via online mode) with preamble by Nodal center in-charge Dr. Dinesh Padole. Director Dr. Sachin Untawale narrated about GHRCE role in innovation and achievements of the institute.
The Chief Guest Dr. Pratap Sanap, Associate Principal Data Science at LTI had elaborated the need of Toycathon in the Nation and mission of Atmanirbhar Bharat. He also focused on the various activities of Innovation Cell Ministry of Education, Govt of India. He has appreciated the effort of GHRCE for organizing third such Hackthon.
The Institute inauguration was followed by National Inauguration. Dr. Prema Daigavane, Convenor of IIC presented vote of thanks. The Team of Innovation appreciated the effort taken by all team members under guidance of Dr Sachin Untawale and all over support by Hon. Sunil Raisoni , Chairman RGI