Buzzing Chandigarh (Sandeep) Chandigarh, July 11, :During the press conference at hotel shivalik in Chandigarh Col.Rakesh Sharma, Associate Director, University Affairs, Chitkara University said, “As the host institute of Virtual BAJA SAEINDIA, from the last 3 years, we feel proud in supporting this program. The quality competitions from SAEINDIA like BAJA are improving the engineering skills of young graduates and providing them with a platform to learn in a real environment with a project-based approach.The increasing number of teams in eBAJA proves itself that we are moving in the right direction towards sustainable mobility for the future”. SAEINDIA, a professional Society of Automotive Engineers and Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd, today announced the commencement of the redesigned Virtual Round of BAJA SAEINDIA, which will be held on July 12 & 13, 2019 at Chitkara University, Chandigarh. The Virtual Round also flag offs the 13thedition of the much-awaited BAJA series with Mahindra as the title sponsor. Dr K C Vora, Sr Deputy Director of ARAI is the Chairman of the Organizing Committee, with S Balraj as Convener for Pithampur and Shoaib Sadiq as Convener for Chandigarh.
The BAJA SAEINDIA series is a well-known competition among the engineering students, who participate in the event with great zeal and passion.With around 280 teams from various engineering colleges of India, 25 students from each team totalling over six Thousand students, the battlefield is all set for these students to come up with their ideas.The teams registered for this season are spread across 24 different states, including 4 teams from Punjab.
Subodh Morye – Head Marketing & PR BAJA SAEINDIA mentioned, “BAJA SAEINDIA has been improving year on year since its inception in 2007 by reloading the enthusiasm high in teams and has finally reached to a stage to break the conventions. Every year, we see an active participation from the Organizing and Alumni Committee to shape this event in an extraordinary competition. The support from the Steering Committee headed by Dr Pawan Goenka, MD of M&M, has been pivotal and is driving the event towards a promising future through their wisdom and vision.
Dr Bala Bharadwaj, MD of Boeing India and President of SAEINDIA, send his best wishes to the Baja Organizing Committee for the successful conduction of Virtual Baja.
In India, the BAJA SAEINDIA (Society of Automotive Engineers) began its journey in the year 2007 and was launched under the leadership of Dr. Pawan Goenka (during his tenure as SAEINDIA President) and the convenorship of Dr. K.C. Vora. As SAEINDIA ventured on to the unchartered territory of holding a mega-event of this scale, NATRiP came forward to lend a helping hand through an earmarked zone at its proving grounds: NATRAX, situated at Pithampur, Indore. Similarly, from this year, Chitkara University came forward to organize the 2nd leg of BAJA SAEINDIA 2020 at its vast campus. The 2nd part of 13th edition of BAJA SAEINDIA 2020 is scheduled at Chitkara University, Chandigarh from 5thto 8thMarch 2020, followed by HR meet on 9th March 2020.