SOET Webinar on Technical insight solutions to COVID 19
19 May 2020
School of Engineering and Technology conducted a webinar on “Technical insight solutions to COVID 19” on 19th May 2020. The session was conducted by students and faculty members who are working on CIVID-19 Project.
The Webinar started with a welcome note by Ms. Charu Singh, Assistant Professor, School of Engineering and Technology. She gave an overview of technical aspects that would discussed in the webinar like e-yantra, Disaster management and Computer society of India.
The e-Yantra, project born out of IIT-Bombay Computer Science teaching practice, uses a homegrown robot to train students and teachers in Project Based Learning and motivates students through a National e-Yantra Ideas Competition (eYIC) to grow and promote an ecosystem by setting up infrastructure and training teachers in colleges, universities and neighboring countries like Bhutan through the e-Yantra Lab Setup Initiative (eLSI), and crafting centers of innovation to encourage interdisciplinary skills and hands on training.The e-Yantra encourages hands-on projects through “Project Based Learning methodology” and to help students in implementing applications on the robot in a step-by-step manner, guiding them through various steps in the project implementation life cycle.A new e-Yantra Robotic Lab in collaboration with IIT Bombay, Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD), by Government of India has been set up and inaugurated on 30th July, 2019 at K.R. Mangalam University, Gurgaon.
The webinar continued with a knowledge sharing discussion on Portrayal of COVID-19 as Epidemic/Disaster management plan for homeless by Kewal Gupta student of B.Tech (Civil) II Year. In this project, the students of different schools of university worked on those countries which were majorly affected due to COVID-19 and their policies regarding homeless. They worked for China, Spain, India, Germany, USA, UK, France, Brazil, Italy and Israel. Due to corona virus, almost every country declared lockdown. They prepared temporary shelters to serve homeless during this pandemic. They converted their hotels, motels, inns, resorts, lodges, schools, colleges, hostels, sports complexes, night shelters, charity shelters and religious place into temporary shelters and quarantine centers and even prepared tents.
The SOET, KRMUhas an institutional membership of Computer Society of India. Ms. Divisha Jain, a student of CSE IV semester elaborated the usefulness of CSI membership while working for COVID-19 project under the supervision of few faculty members. It was a nice experience for students, faculty and the participants.The webinar was concluded with a thanks note by Mr. Vineet Dahiya, Coordinator SOET.