Voice for Biotechnology
The event was held in collaboration with Novozymes, a multinational company on 13th of October 2017. The Inter-Collegiate Public Speaking contest – ‘Voice for Biotechnology’was organized to provide an opportunity to the Under Graduate Final year students to participate and speak on the topics like 2G Ethanol, ‘Nutrition and food for all’ and ‘Water conservation’. Students from Universities of Western Zone of India participated in the event.
Prof. B. N. Thorat, Professor- Head, Chemical Engineering, Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai was the Guest of Honour. He addressed the audience in presence of Prof. Debjani Dasgupta, Director, School of Biotechnology and Bioinformatics, D. Y. Patil University, Navi Mumbai and Mr Krishnan G.S, Regional President, Novozymes.
The event was judged by Mr Krishnan G.S (Regional President, Novozymes), Mr Narayan Suresh, (COO ABLE), Ms Aindrila Dasgupta (Head of Business Development, Novozymes) and Ms Suchitra Tripathy (Head of Local Innovation, Novozymes). The winner of the Voice for Biotechnology- West Zone was awarded to Ms Maheshwari Viragi, Sinhgad College of Engineering, Pune while the 1st runner-up was awarded to Ms Roshini Kaushik, SIES college, Mumbai and the 2nd runner-up was awarded to Mr Sunil Suresh Sangam, KIT college of Engineering, Kolhapur. All the contestant were given certificate and medallion.
Glimpses Of the Event