PECFEST 2016: Day 1

The annual cultural and technical fest of PEC, University of Technology has begun on 8th October. The fest started with the mini marathon where Padmashree Sh. Balbir Singh was the Chief Guest. The students ran for Women’s Safety, the social cause associated with the fest this year. The fest pulled a great crowd who came to participate in various technical and cultural events such as Drama Rama, Hip Hop Hustle and Quizzard. Code and go, RoboWars and Riddler tested the technical skills, the aptitude skills and the coding skills of all the participants. Furthermore, the students were in for a treat as they got to experience a guest lecture by Ms. Harmeen Mehta, a PEC Alumnus and Global Chief Information Officer of Bharti Airtel. Fun events such as Minute to Win it, Confession Wall and Netagiri were also there which attracted many people. The biggest attraction of the fest, however, was the Red Bull Star Night that witnessed an enthusiastic audience. The esteemed band, “The Indian Ocean”, bedazzled the audience with their chart-topping numbers. The day ended with a 12 hour coding event Hackathon that vouched for some brilliant coders.

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