Odisha: Two-day State Level Poly Fest-2019 Inaugurated

Bhubaneswar: The two-day State Level Sports and Cultural Meet “Poly Fest-2019” inaugurated at Kalinga Stadium today. Poly Fest organized by Directorate of Technical Education and Training under the SD&TE Department, Govt of Odisha was declared ‘Open’ by Sri Vishal Kumar Dev, Commissioner-cum-Secretary, Sports & Youth Services Department, Tourism Department along with CEO, OSDA and Director,
Directorate of Employment, Sri RajeshPravakar Patil, Additional Secretary, SD&TE Department Sri Sudarshan Panda and other senior officers.
In order to foster a healthy spirit of competition and improving the aspiration level of the Diploma Students of all Government and Private Polytechnics, the State level Meet organized by SD&TE Department which is the first of its kind in polytechnic ecosystem in the country. The objective of conducting the Poly Fest is to expose trainer and trainees to competitive spirit and team work. It aims to
attract attention of society and intelligentsia toward skills. Chief Guest Sri Dev highlighted the Governments’ effort to provide opportunity and platform to the youth of Odisha to showcase their talent apart from competency building.
The meet will host 862 participants including 274 female participants from all 33 Government and 56 Private Diploma Institutes participating in different categories of sports and cultural events. PolyFest 2019 hosted both sports and cultural events. The students of 89 institutes from across the state from 6 zones namely Cuttack, Balasore, Berhampur, Rourkela, Khurda & Puri participated in the Fest.
ITI Fest will be inaugurated at 8AM on 26th February at Kalinga Stadium.