Nepal’s information and communication technology sector mega-event will commence from February 14 to 19 at the Bhrikutimandap Exhibition Hall.
Organizing a press conference here today, CAN Federation have informed that unlike in the previous years, the event this year will advance paperless ticket purchasing system.
Visitors will have to make digital payments to purchase their tickets, said Narayan Thapa, general secretary of the CAN Federation. He said, “Visitors will have to use PrabhuPay while purchasing their tickets and also for other purposes, this will help to make the people aware of digital payment and its usages.”
He further said that competitions titled ‘Start-up Idea and Project’ and ‘Junior Innovator Exhibition’ will be organized during the six-day event. Moreover, ‘Robowars’, ‘Aquaboat’, ‘drone dancing’ and ‘robot race’ competitions will also be held during this event. Likewise, the event will have an e-sports championship in association with Gaming Partner Association.
Furthermore, the event will showcase operating system software, networking solutions, mobile phones and solutions, electrical and electronics, security solutions, solar power system, inverter, UPS, laptops and desktop computers, printers, computer accessories, anti-virus software, banking solutions, CCTV and hard disks, not to mention pavillions displaying ICT products related to education.
As per Thapa, the entrance fee for the visitors has been set at Rs 100, whereas students will receive a 50 percent discount. Meanwhile, community/government schools and college students, senior citizens and differently-abled visitors will be granted free entrance. The organizers are anticipating around 400,000 visitors throughout the six-day event.
CAN Federation beforehand had declared that the event would be organized in eight other districts along with Kathmandu. Moreoverthe event has already been held in Itahari and Birgunj, it will be organized in Butwal from January 31.
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