Smart India Hackathon -2018
About Smart India Hackathon 2018:
Our Hon’ble Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, envisages a Digital India to bridge the digital divide in our country and further promote digital literacy in order to make development a comprehensive mass movement and put governance within everyone’s reach in India. In order to work towards our PM’s vision, MHRD, All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Inter Institutional Inclusive Innovation Center (i4C), and Persistent Systems organized Smart India Hackathon 2017, a unique initiative to identify new and disruptive digital technology innovations for solving the challenges faced by our country. The initiative was a huge success. To reiterate the efforts towards our PM’s vision, MHRD, AICTE, i4C, and Persistent Systems is proud to propose the 2nd edition of this initiative – Smart India Hackathon 2018.
Till date, 45+ union ministries and departments and 18 state governments have already joined this grand initiative, making it much bigger than the previous edition. Through this initiative, govt. departments will directly engage with thousands of technical students and challenge them to build digital solutions to improve their efficiency, plug revenue leakages and corruption.
Smart India Hackathon 2018 is a non-stop digital product development competition, where problems are posed to technology students for innovative solutions. It:
Smart India Hackathon 2018 will have 2 sub-editions – Software as well as Hardware:
The following Team from our College is selected for Smart India Hackathon Software Edition Grand Finale – 2018.
Team Name: Pragati Fortuners
Problem: Faster Retrieval of Spatial Temporal Data by indexing using GPU
Problem Category: Department of Space (ISRO)
Nodal Center: Gujarat Technological University (GTU), Ahmedabad
Duration: 30th – 31st March 2018
Mr. S Rao Chintalapudi,
Dept. of CSE