ANNUAL INTER DPS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FESTIVAL 2022
Hosted by DPS R K Puram under the aegis of DPS Society
“Technology is best when it brings people together.”
– Matt Mullenweg
Delhi Public School, R. K. Puram, under the aegis of the DPS society, hosted the Annual Inter-DPS IT Fest 2022 on Wednesday, 12 October 2022. The event was a huge success, bringing together students, alumni, and faculty across 30 schools of the DPS family.
The event began with the lighting of the lamp in the presence of the Joint Director, Ms Dolly Chanana, Principal Ms Padma Srinivasan, teachers from DPS Schools, and Computer Science teachers of the school followed by the inauguration of the event. Mr Mukesh Kumar, the Vice-Principal of Delhi Public School, R. K. Puram and the teacher-in-charge of Exun, welcomed the Joint Director and the participants.
Mr Ankit Wadhwa, the co-founder and CEO of Rario encouraged the students to explore the possibilities open to them. This was followed by a speech by Arun Yadav, the Head of New Initiatives at Skoar! who spoke about the burgeoning gaming industry, and the relevance of technological advancements and e-sports in the contemporary world.
The events of IT Fest were held in a hybrid mode, with a total of 4 events.
DeCryptonite – Participants decoded cryptic clues to finish the maximum number of tasks in a 36-hour online scavenger hunt, from 6 October 2022 to 7 October 2022.
Skoar Gaming – Adaptability, motor skills and reflexes were tested as students competed against each other in video games, which were revealed on the spot.
Hackathon and Pitching – was an interactive and collaborative event that tested coding capabilities and imparted skills of presentation. .
Quizzing – A battle of wits amongst teams testing their knowledge of technology, computers and the world of Information Technology.
The fast-paced finale round of the quizzing competition was closely followed by the Valedictory Ceremony. The Principal, Ms Padma Srinivasan felicitated the chief guest and judges. In her address, she spoke about the importance of technology in today’s world. She added that technology was the way ahead and it was events like these that helped reduce the digital divide.
The Chief Guest, Mr V. K. Shunglu, the chairman of the DPS society, addressed the gathering. He congratulated the students and commended their knowledge of new and exciting technology, comparing the event to a feeling of being in the Matrix. At the denouement, prizes and certificates were awarded to all the participants. The event concluded with the national anthem, that culminated a day of learning and exploring.