Innovista is a Project competition for engineering students organised by TAFE ( Tractors and Farm Equipment Limited ) to promote a scientific and creative attitude among young engineering minds. TAFE is an Indian tractor major incorporated in 1960 at Chennai, with an annual turnover of INR 93 billion (2014-15). The third-largest tractor manufacturer in the world and the second largest in India by volumes, TAFE wields about 25% market share of the Indian tractor industry with a sale of over 150,000 tractors (domestic and international) annually.
TAFE conducted the 3rd edition of its Annual Flagship innovation event “ Innovista” on 5th January 2017 at its factory premises in Chennai. The project contest was basically in 3 major streams Agriculture, Engineering and Automobile. About 100+ team projects were exhibited for the contest from all over from Tamil Nadu and puducherry. Students from eminent colleges such as PSG tech, SSN college of engineering and Thiagarajar College of Engineering participated in the event. 3 student teams from Annai Vailankanni college of Engineering have participated and contested in all three categories. IOT based Smart Garbage collector in Engineering category, IOT based Smart Agricultural monitoring system in agriculture category and Sporty E bike under Automobile category.
As a reward for the hardwork and determination shown by our students, all the three projects have got awards. The IOT based Smart Agricultural monitoring system won the "Best Agro based project award". The “Outstanding Project Award” was bagged by IOT based Smart Garbage collector and the “Best Auto Solution Award” was bagged by the sporty E Bike.
AVCE is proud of the achievements of its students and staff members and it congratulates them for future success in their endeavours.