Students at Cognito 2015 showcase Lucknow as a Smart City
VMWC organised its Annual Creativity Fair, Congnito, on 13th December,2015. The aim of this event is to help students build connection between their classroom learning and real life. It also gave them opportunity to demonstrate their thinking, research, communication and problem solving skills.
With the theme of Smart City, students set up projects and demonstrated the guests, parents and judges, models of their vision of smart city.
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Padma Shree Dr. Nityanand, eminent scientist and former director of CDRI, was a special guest at the event and was amazed at the kids’ creativity. The visitors also appreciated the students’ research about various practices all over the world their feasibility in Lucknow city. Their clarity of concept while explaining the model was exemplary. It obviously reflected the way learning takes place at VMWC.
The Vidyatree Modern Alumni Association (VMAA) sponsored two young innovator awards with cash prize of Rs. 20,000 and Rs. 10,000 for outstanding projects. This event motivated the students to think beyond the bookish knowledge and get into shoes of a responsible citizen exploring ways to make Lucknow a better place.