09th National Conference on “Smarter Approaches in Computing Technologies & Applications (SACTA-2014)
April 19, 2014
09th National Conference on “Smarter Approaches in Computing Technologies & Applications (SACTA-2014)” was organized by the Department of IT at ITS, Mohan Nagar, Ghaziabad in association with CSI-Ghaziabad Chapter, CSI-Region I, CSI-Division I and International Journal of Computer Applications (IJCA), USA on 19th April, 2014 (Saturday). The conference witnessed a GRAND Success and attracted large number of participation in terms of research paper presentations from well recognized institutions like IIIT-A, IIT-R, Thapar Univ., GBU, GGSIPU, GB Pant E.C., AMU, JUIT, Galgotia, SRM, Lingaya’s, MITS, ITM, SRMSCET, KIET, ABES etc. from various far off places of country like Allahabad, Roorkee, Pauri, Gwalior, Udaipur, Jalandhar, Patiala, Solan, Gr. Noida, Aligarh, Bareily, Meerut, Delhi, Dehradoon, Modinagar, Faridabad & Ghaziabad etc.. I feel immense pleasure in sharing with you all approximately 80 external participants/ delegates/ presenters/ contributors(paid delegates) including invited guests visited ITS Mohan Nagar Campus for this conference.
The conference was planned in 04 (four) sessions including Inaugural Session, 02 Technical paper presentation sessions and followed by Award Ceremony, Valedictory Session & Distribution of Certificates. The conference was inaugurated by Chief Guest Prof. M. K. Surappa (Director, IIT-Ropar), Prof. Shekhar Ghose (Director General – ITS, Ghaziabad), Dr. Harish Kumar (Director-IT), Dr. B. S. Hoti (Director-Management) and Prof. Sujata Khandai (Principal-UG Campus). During the Inaugural ceremony, the proceeding (Compendium consisting of 71 critically reviewed good quality papers) of so called conference (SACTA-2014) was released by invited eminent guests along with Organizers/ Editorial committee members of the conference: Dr. Rabins Porwal, Prof. Puja Dhar, Prof. Saurabh Saxena & Prof. Chandra Mani Sharma, in the presence of a huge gathering (including faculty members of Dept. of IT (PG & UG) and students of MCA & BCA) in the Auditorium of the Institute.Dr. S C. Bhatia, (Fellow-CSI) was also present in the Inaugural session of the Conference.
Thereafter, Technical paper presentations, in parallel, at 02 places, before the lunch and after the lunch were conducted, separately, and total 40 research papers on the theme of the conference were presented physically by the presenters who have come from far off places for the only purpose and these papers were evaluated by session chairs and judges of respective sessions; based on which Cash Prizes and Trophies were awarded to Three Best Research Papers in the Valedictory Session & Award Ceremony. Sh. Vijay Rastogi, Ex-Chairman CSI-Ghaziabad Chapter & Director, Sisoft and Dr. Arun Sharma, Vice-Chairman, CSI-Ghaziabad Chapter Judged the presentations. Sh. Saurabh Agrawal, Chairman, CSI-Ghaziabad Chapter was present as Guest in the Award Ceremony & Valedictory session.
Ms. Kumud Arora from IPEC along with Mr. Varun Arora was awarded First Prize (Cash prize of Rs. 5000/- along with Trophy), Rajat Sharma along with Akshay Jain from ABES EC, Ghaziabad was awarded Second Prize (Cash prize of Rs. 3000/- along with Trophy) and Poonam Sharma from MITS, Gwalior was awarded Third Prize(Cash prize of Rs. 2000/- along with Trophy) in the valedictory session based on the evaluation of judges in Technical Paper Presentation Session.
On behalf of ITS Pariwar, We congratulate all the winners and wish all the best for their bright future and extend our sincere thanks to all the contributors for showing their interest in sharing their thoughts in the form of high quality research papers and then visiting ITS for paper presentations and creating competition among themselves and challenge for the Judges.