State School IT Fest 2012 Kerala

IT@School state school it fest 2012State School IT Fest will be conducted on 1st and 2nd of February, 2012 in park centre inside Technopark, Trivandrum. This information is disclosed by Anwar Sadath who is the executive director of IT @ School program, Kerala.

About 500 students from all over kerala will be participating in the fest along with those students who have secured 1st and 2nd positions in district level. Separate competition will be held for students from high school, higher secondary and vocational higher secondary. Competitions will be conducted in four venues divided in to digital painting, IT projects, multimedia presentation, web page designing etc which are being created used open source software

As part of this fest students will have the opportunity to share ideas with the eminent persons from the IT Industry. Special classes on topics like Green Computing and Mobile Computing will be held on 1st of February at 2 pm and 4 pm. The classes will be handled by ICFOS Director Satish Babu and Achuth Sankar who is the Director of Informatics, Kerala University.

On February 2nd prize distribution ceremony will be inaugurated by the Chief Minister of Kerala, Oommen Chandy and function for giving e-india 2011 award for IT@School. As part of closing ceremony animated film created by students will be screened. For more details about IT Fest, results, videos and images visit

Short Film Jameela in Kairali Theatre

The movie jameela which is written and directed by Arun Kishore will be screened in Kairali Theatre tomorrow morning at 9.30am. The entry for the movie will be free. The movie tells the story of a girl’s life after terrorist activities.

Official Trailer of the Movie

Mar Baselios Engineering College Fest invites the next big idea.

mar-baselios-college-crossroads-2012Do you have that idea / thoughts in you which can change the world like facebook and twitter? If yes, the Mar Baselios College of Trivandrum is organising a contest where you can share your innovative ideas and get all the support for implementing the same. Facebook and Twitter are two of the big ideas which came on minds of two individuals. Perhaps your new / innovative ideas can change the world and your life. Mar Baselios college of technology, Nalanchira invites people to participate share their ideas in the Next Big Ideas contest which can change the world of science forever. It is being organised as part of the college fest which is nameed as cross roads 2012

You are free to present any innovative ideas in the next big idea contest. The winner who secured first position will be getting Rs 15,000 and second prize winner will be getting Rs 7500. Moreover if the idea you are presenting is the one which an be practically implemented then a funding of about $100000 is being offered by the company which is sponsoring the event.

Visit the website for more details about this contest. You can also send a brief description about your innovative idea to the email i on or before 19th February. If you idea is selected the panel then you should provide a detail presentation of your idea on 24th of February. The judging panel will be asking questions based on the idea you presented and the winners will be selected based on that.