Traversing beyond the limits: NITRians at PRITHVI 2018

Traversing beyond the limits: NITRians at PRITHVI 2018

Apr 02, 2018 | Payal Das

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The education sector comprises of a multitude of domains and each of these is of great relevance. Every year, some institutions in our country take certain initiatives to highlight the different spheres of a particular department. These include fests and seminars which give a promising exposure to the students and augment his/her learning experience. Recently, IIT Kharagpur, one of the top-notch universities of India, had its Geology and Geophysics fest, PRITHVI from March 16-18, 2018 in which participated students from numerous colleges. 

A group of 16 students from the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences of NIT Rourkela participated in this fest which held a number of workshops, seminars and other insightful events. The knowledge of these people in Earth Science and Technology made them bag 5 prizes in four competitions of which they were a part of. Their achievements in those events were as follows:

SL. NO.

NAME OF THE EVENT

NAMES OF PARTICIPANTS

POSITION SECURED

1.

Geo-click

Jnana Prakash Pati

1st

2.

Minerex

Durgashankar Pati , Durgaprasad Mahanta

 

Shubham Badola, Gourav Saha, Ramakant Mishra, Biswajit Narayan Boro

 

1st

 

 

3rd

3.

Gridenite

Team VASUDHA

(Tamal Samaddar, Samarendra Singh, Ambrish Pandey, Durgesh Chourey)

 

1st

4.

Geospectrum

Team VASUDHA

(Tamal Samaddar, Samarendra Singh, Ambrish Pandey, Durgesh Chourey)

 

3rd

 

A lecture by Mr. Kondal Reddy from CAIRN India on "Emerging technologies in field development and management" helped them broaden their horizon and enlarge their understanding of Petroleum Exploration as quoted by Shubham Badola, the Campus Ambassador of PRITHVI at NITR. Overall, this visit to IIT Kharagpur turned out to be beneficial for them and gave them an exhilarating experience. 

Team MM congratulates all the winners for their phenomenal performance at PRITHVI and wishes the students of the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, all the best in their future endeavors.

Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

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