On 9 September 2023, iTELF, the Entrepreneurial cell of Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology, organized its annual flagship event, Sprout IT, with all pomp and circumstance. This year's theme was "The Innovation Oasis" about embracing the essence of creativity and exploring how the business titans are disrupting industries and shaping the future. As the clock struck 9:40, the gates to the auditorium were opened, and students eagerly filled the seats, ready to absorb the words of knowledge about to be shared in the first and arguably most important event of the day, i.e., the panel discussion.
Post a quick introductory video, the honorable Director Dr. Dhanya Pramod, Deputy Director Dr. Kanchan Patil, and the panelists lit the ceremonial lamp amidst Sanskrit chants to invoke the blessings of the goddess of knowledge, marking an auspicious start to the event.
The hosts acknowledged the presence of the panelists, Mr.Chirag Panchal(CEO & Founder, Enerlyf), Mr. Ajit Hatti(CEO& Inventor, PUREID), Mr. Jignesh Patel (CEO & Founder, Jivika Healthcare) Ms. Payal Jain (Founder, FunnGrow) and moderator of the event Mr. Vikrant Vartak (MD, The Senate) with a welcome speech containing the highlights of their illustrious careers, post which the floor was handed over to them.