Inauguration of K-tech District Innovation Hub (NAIN) was held at Angadi Institute of Technology and Management (AITM) on 29.12.2022 by Dr. C. N. Ashwathnarayan, Honorable Minister of Electronics , Information Technology- Biotechnology, Science and Technology, Higher Education, Skill Development, Entrepreneurship and Livelihood of Karnataka.
K-tech Innovation Hub is an opportunity for AITM students which provide a fund upto 30 Lakh rupees for 10 proposal submitted. Students can utilize the fund for elevating their project and can begin with their own startup.
Dr. C. N. Ashwathnarayan highlighted that Karnataka has established its position in the sphere of Digital Technology thanks to Fintech technology. Karnataka is ranked second in the nation due to Unicorn Startup, which has applications in the fields of social media, information technology, and artificial intelligence and for Indian youth, Karnataka has been a centre for IT and BT.
Dr. C. N. Ashwathnarayan Sir, the chief guest, said in his address to the AITM students that the youth of the nation are looking to India with great optimism today and that they should utilize the K-Tech facility to create a better future and society.
The guest of honour, Dr. Vidyashankar S., vice chancellor of VTU Belagavi, expressed his appreciation for the management of the K-Tech facility and his conviction that the K-Tech lab will give students a glimpse into the future of education and give them the opportunity to have a successful future.
With the special fusion of science, technology, and young strength, India would become a powerful nation, stated Dr. N. Shivashankar, IAS, Managing Director, Electronics IT, BT, GoK, Bengaluru. Sir also provided information about the K-Tech facility and how it benefits the students and the community.
Smt. Mangal Angadi, Member of Parliament, Chairperson, Suresh Angadi Education Foundation (SAEF) was the president of the function. Dr. Anand B. Deshpande, Principal & Director, AITM welcomed the gathering.
Dr. Spoorti R. Patil, Director, SAEF, Shri. Raju Joshi, Administrator, SAEF, Belagavi, Dr. Sandhya R. Anvekar Program Head Skilling, (KITS), Bengaluru, Prof. Vishalkirthi Patil, Training and Placement Officer and K-tech College Coordinator, Mr. Omkar Patil, D.I.A Ktech, Dean’s, HOD’s, staff members and students were also present on the occasion.
The MOC was done by Prof. Priyanka Pujari, Press and Media coordinator, AITM and the event was coordinated by Prof. Dhanashree Kulkarni, HOD, Computer Science and Engineering department.