Techfest, IIT Bombay’s annual science and technology festival that gives a platform to showcase talent, skill sets, display cutting edge technology and research will be held from January 3-5. The fest attracts more than 1 lakh people every year and has a reach of over 2,300 colleges across India and witness participation of over 500 colleges from overseas.
This year, the exhibits on display are coming from US, Japan, Berlin, Switzerland among many other countries. These exhibits include the most advanced social robot, BINA-48. The event will also see exhibits from Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) and Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO). One of the biggest attractions this year is the supercars exhibition where cars like Ferrari F430, Potsche 911 and Mercedes E Cabriolet will be present. The Lecture series will observe participation of 15 world renowned leaders like recent Bharat Ratna awardee, Prof. CNR Rao, world famous computer engineer from India, Pranav Mistry, Kiran Bedi and Rajendra Pachauri among others.&