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SAI International Hosts the 7th Edition of SAITED

In Education
December 02, 2023

ODISHA:
SAI International Education Group, one of the leading educational institutions in India, hosted today, the 7th edition of SAITED 2023, one of the largest K-12 Science and Technology fests in the country. The event witnessed active participation of more than 7000 students from 36 schools with more than 120 projects across the state. The theme for this year’s fest was “Evolving Perspectives: Navigating the Unseen Paradigm,” emphasizing the ever-changing nature of science and technology.

Managed by the students of Class XI from the science stream, with mentor support, SAITED 2023 featured a diverse range of activities, including a Tech Fair, Startup Park, Workshops, Student sessions, Ted Talks, STEM Thought Leaders’ Talks, Games, eGames, Science events, Theme Park, and more. The fest provided a platform for students from Class VI to XII to showcase their projects and ideas, encouraging them to adapt to new perspectives and paradigms in the realms of scientific and technological advancements.

The distinguished presence of SAITED Chief Guest, Dr. Athithan Gopalaswamy, Former, DG DRDO DG – Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics (CAIR), added luster to SAITED 2023. In his address during the SAITED Talk, he shared, “This fest is a platform for students to exhibit their talents and share innovative ideas and provides a valuable opportunity for students to refine their skills and showcase their creativity. SAITED is serving as a hub for nurturing the talents of our youth.”

While addressing the student in SAITED 2023, Dr. Silpi Sahoo, Chairperson, SAI International Education Group, expressed, “Just like every year, this year as well, I am overwhelmed to see the perfectly organized and managed mega event like this by my SAIoneers. We are following the path of our Founder- Chairman Dr. Bijaya Kumar Sahoo, and we are committed in nurturing leadership qualities, critical thinking abilities, creative mind, and scientific temperament among students.”

The fest remained true to its core objective of promoting STEM disciplines among school students. It aimed not only to educate but also to inspire and guide the students towards becoming future innovators and contributors in their chosen fields. The fest provided a platform for students to present their ideas and research. Erfan Firouzi, a TedX Speaker and Environmentalist, delivered a STEM Thought Leaders’ Talk during SAITED 2023.

In the vibrant landscape of SAITED 2023, a tapestry of innovation and knowledge unfolded through an array of dynamic workshops such as, “Techutionalising the Urban Mobility Space,” “Cosmoquest: Journeying through Space, Science & Robotics,” “Cosmetolab: Exploring Science Beneath Beauty,” “Roboforge: New realms,” “Greengen Innovate: Cultivating sustainability,” and “Dronetech Mavericks: Skyward Adventures.”

SAITED 2023 also featured the participation of various startups, including SPARC, YOUNG TINKER ACADEMY, Institute of Life Sciences, EMOTORAD, CSIR-IMMT, STPI, CEIBA Green Solutions, PLANTERY, IG DRONES, SAK ROBOTICS, and Bon V Technology.

SAITED 2023 concluded with a lavish closing ceremony that included an amazing musical extravaganza. Among the well-known artists at the event were the female vocalist Gini, the male vocalist Shashank Shekhar, the incredible beatboxer Mimic, and Yayati Parekh, who was a riveting emcee. Their group performance captivated the students in attendance and offered a pleasant way to round off the day’s activities.