First ever ‘DevFest’ of Google Developers Group held at Jammu

JAMMU: The Google Developers Group, Jammu in collaboration with Jammu and Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institution (JKEDI), organized first ever ‘Devfest 2022’ here today.
Secretary Mining, Amit Sharma, the chief guest on the occasion motivated a large gathering of technocrats and young software developers attending Devfest.
Amit Sharma said that Google Developers Group Jammu can play host to some of the sharpest minds in the technology space which will provide access and skills to Jammu tech and student community.
Amit Sharma mentioned that the J&K government is encouraging IT reforms in a big way through lot of initiatives like recent co-parterning in the 25th National e-Governance Conference which was held in SMVDU Katra, promoting capacity building programmes and fests besides giving platform to all the potential stakeholders of IT domain in the shape of internship programmes in J&K e-Governance Agency.
At the onset Shikha Saxena, Customer Engineer, Google enlightened the students with her working experience at Google India and also shared about the job opportunities for developers at Google India.
Prominent speakers included Pawan Kumar, Head of Engineering at Frontier, Ayush Shekhar, Engineering Manager at Frontrow, Aman Saini, Software Developer Engineer at Amazon, Abhishek Raj, Software Developer Engineer at Swiggy, Bhavyta Aggarwal, GDSC IIT Jammu Lead ’21, Harshita Jain, GitHub Campus Expert, Kavach Chandra, CTO at FreeStand, Loveleen Kaur, Google Android Educator, Co-organizer GDG Chandigarh, Akshay Kumar, Tech Lead Sadhana BM Private Limited, Parth Verma, Principal Engineer at C14 and Abhinandan Trilokia, Android Engineer, Chief Organizer of Google Developers Group, Jammu.
A number of techno experts, speakers and participants from all over India took part in this first-of-its-kind event in the city of temples.