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Smart India Hackthon 2019

Topics Covered:

  1. Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life Achievements of Indians in science & technology; indigenization of technology and developing new technology.


Smart India Hackthon 2019


What to study?

For Prelims: Smart India Hackathon- features and significance.


Context: Smart India Hackathon 2019 is a nationwide initiative to provide students a platform to solve some of pressing problems we face in our daily lives, and thus inculcate a culture of product innovation and a mindset of problem solving.


Main feature of the latest edition:

In SIH 2019, the students would also have the opportunity to work on challenges faced within the private sector organisations and create world class solutions for some of the top companies in the world, thus helping the Private sector hire the best minds from across the nation.


What is SIH2019?

  1. An initiative by Ministry of HRD, AICTE, Persistent Systems, i4c and Rambhau Mhalgi Prabodhini.
  2. Involves 1 Lakh+ technical students, 3000+ technical institutions, 200+ organizations from across India.
  3. World’s biggest Software and Hardware hackathon.
  4. 3rd edition of highly successful Smart India Hackathon initiative.
  5. Technology Students across India compete to creatively solve problems and offer technical solutions.
  6. Harness expertise of students from IISc, IITs, NITs and AICTE/UGC approved institutions.