Agastya and Synopsys launched a new initiative in the presence of Ms Erin Brennock (Director of Corporate affairs, Synopsys) and Sri G. Kumar Naik (Education Secy. Govt. of Karnataka). Anveshana is an initiative to bridge the gap between schools and colleges to develop creativity and innovation through mentoring. Anveshana presented unique opportunities for collaboration as college students mentored students of government run high schools and jointly created engineering solutions for relevant problems.Portable water purity detectors, leg operated washing machines, multi-purpose robots were just some of the interesting projects that came from the engaging event. During the 2 day event Professor V.S Ramamurthy (Director, NIAS) and Dr. V.K Aatre (former head, DRDO) also delivered Keynote addresses.