Congratulations to Avijit Das & Deblina Chattopadhyay for Winning of Toycathon Physical Edition-2021-2022 Award, National Level Achievement
Under the ‘Aatma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan’ initiated by our Hon’ble Prime Minister, Shri. Narendra Modi, Toycathon-2021 is conceived to challenge India’s innovative minds to conceptualize novel Toy and Games based on Bharatiya civilization, history, culture, mythology and ethos. Toycathon 2021 is an inter-ministerial initiative organized by the Ministry of Education’s Innovation Cell with support from the All India Council for Technical Education, Ministry of Women and Child Development, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Ministry of MSME, Ministry of Textiles and Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.
Out of 17,770 submitted ideas, only 1,567 teams were shortlisted for the final round participation. The final round was conducted in two phases, Digital and Physical. The final results of Toycathon Physical Edition 2021-2022 of Track 2 is out where Nationwide inter-college students have participated and given their best to present a Toy prototype that is totally designed and developed by them. This National event occurred in Delhi and NCR on-site nodal centers where participants presented their prototype in front of five Jury members, and after three rounds of evaluation followed by a power evaluation, winners were declared.
Avijit Das, an alumni of batch 2021 along with Deblina Chattopadhyay of 2023 batch from the Department of Applied Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering have secured the winner place in Track 2 of Physical Edition of Toycathon 2021-2022 under the theme ‘Divyaang’ with their Toy ‘SARGAM’. Sargam enables Divyaang (hearing impaired) people to feel the music. Apart from the prize money, and recognition the winners are eligible for receiving funding and mentoring from industry experts from the government of India for the productization of their innovation.