‘CAN Info-tech-2019’ draws 400,000 visitorsPosted 2 years ago by Sandeep Bhattarai
‘CAN Info-tech’ – an annual fair of information technology – this round has drawn around 400,000 visitors.
Ranjeet Kumar Poddar, general secretary, Computer Association of Nepal (CAN), informed there was exciting presence of visitors at the information technology fair that kicked off on 29 January.
As many as 100,000 people had observed the fair in its concluding day on 3 February (Sunday), the host confirmed.
The 25th edition of six-day CAN Info-tech held at Bhrikutimandap in the capital had showcased the use of drone for drugs transportation, distance learning, smart home and technological uses in agriculture sector.
Named as ‘SUBISU CAN Info-tech-2019 in Association with e-Service’, the fair had also exhibited innovative ICT technology and equipments, new software, security instruments and home-grown technological innovations of Nepal.
Hementa Chaurasiya, Chair, CAN Federation, shared the rationale behind the fair has become more pronouncing with spurt in the production and development of Nepali technology. Arrangement was made for the government school students, senior citizens and people with disability to visit the fair free of cost.
In the Robot Battle competition under mini push category, Suraj Patwari won the medal while Pawandev Sharma became first-runner-up. Likewise, Sonam Ghimire got the winner title and Pawandev Sharma first-runner-up in combat robot battle.
Under autonomous robot battle category, Rajesh Ghusu, Rabin Parajuli, Sushil Shrestha and Saroj Gurab registered their wins while Sanjeeb Gosai, Prakash Shrestha, Bijaya Kumar Phuyal and Sagar Kharel became first runner-up. —
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