CGC’s Prajwal bags the bronze medal in North India Sr. & Jr. Men & Women Power-lifting Championship

Prajwal Mahajan pursuing Mechanical Engineering (5th Semester), from Chandigarh Group of Colleges (CGC) Landran has brought laurels to the institution by bagging the bronze medal in North India Sr. & Jr. Men & Women Power-lifting Championship. Competing in the 105 kg category, Prajwal exhibited his physical prowess by lifting weights in Squats (235 kg), Bench Press (135 kg) and Dead Lifts (Maximum 275 kg), to claim the bronze. He also has a Silver Medal under his belt in the IKGPTU Inter-College Powerlifting competition organised at CGC Landran. The CGCian is training for the upcoming Chandigarh Senior State Championship followed by the National level All India University Powerlifting, scheduled to be organised in Kerala, in the Month of January.

CGCians make their presence felt at NASA Space Apps Challenge 2018

Team Data Analyst comprising five CGC students from CSE, 5th Semester, Vishal Rathi, Shubham Yadav, Himanshu Jagga, Jayant Pandey, Teli Suresh were 2nd Runners Up in the NASA Space Apps Challenge 2018 held at Chandigarh University, Gharuan. Pitted against 40+ teams from across the country, students won accolades for creating an innovative project christened ‘Spot That Fire’ which would be useful to predict, detect and prevent and control wildfires. The unique contraption uses Python as programming language, Jupyter notebook as a platform and utilizes futuristic sensors to detect and contain wildfires in a timely fashion.

Anshul Issar from CGC Landran wins Nationwide AWS Educate Challenge

Making CGC proud, Anshul Issar, 4th year CSE student from CGC Landran has won the all India level AWS Educate Challenge 2018. He was felicitated by Dr. Anil Sahasrabudhe, Chairman AICTE during an event at New Delhi. Anshul is among the top three winners of this challenge organised by Amazon Web Services (AWS) Educate open to participation for students pan India. Also present on the occasion were Andrew Ko, Global Managing Director (Education), AWS Public Sector, Teresa Carlson, Vice President (Worldwide Public Sector) AWS and others. The challenge comprised a six to eight-week competition that required participants to form teams, have an ideation phase followed creating their prototypes leveraging the AWS Educate content and cloud credits. The contest had two categories; one that required participants to generate solutions using Alexa Skills and the other, using AWS services.