9 students of Udaipur based engineering college Techno NJR have been selected for Student Startup Exposure Program of Government of Rajasthan under which 100 students of Rajasthan colleges will be sent to Silicon Valley situated in California, USA for 15 days exposure to entrepreneurship. All expenses for the visit will be paid by the Department of Information Technology. This is the highest number of students selected from a single college.
Selected Techno NJR students have been working on their startup ideas and created a video of their work and submitted to the Department of Information Technology. Based on their videos they were shortlisted and called for a final interview at Jaipur. Techno NJR has created a culture of Startup and entrepreneurship through the establishment of Incubation Centre at the college where students work on real-life problems in the area of Cloud, Machine Learning, Artificial intelligence, Business Analytics, Augmented and Virtual Reality, IoT and 3D Printing.
Winning students are doing their B.Tech in Computer Science & Engineering ( CSE) and Electronics & Communications (ECE). Three selected students have just completed their first year of Engineering only.
Honorable CM Vasundhara Raje and Shri Akhil Arora, Principal Secretary of Rajasthan government’s Department of Information Technology and Communication have been relentlessly making efforts to nurture the state’s startup ecosystem and have been attempting to turn the state into the heart of India’s startup ecosystem. During Rajasthan Digifest 3.0 held in Udaipur on 3-5 December 2017, Hon’ble CM had mentioned about this scheme. In this Digifest, Techno NJR students had won the first Runner up prize of Rs. 10 lacs.
( Techno NJR students team receiving Prize of Rs. 10 Lacs from Hon’ble CM in Rajasthan Digifest)