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PM Narendra Modi to Handle Good India Hackathon Grand Finale on August 1

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi will handle the grand finale of Good India Hackathon on August 1 throughout which over 10,000 college students will compete to unravel 243 drawback statements from authorities departments and industries, Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ”Nishank” […]

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will handle the grand finale of Good India Hackathon on August 1 throughout which over 10,000 college students will compete to unravel 243 drawback statements from authorities departments and industries, Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ”Nishank” introduced on Monday.

The HRD minister chaired a high-level assembly to offer remaining form to the plan for the finale of the hackathon occasion scheduled from August 1-3.

Good India Hackathon is an initiative to establish new and disruptive digital know-how improvements for fixing the challenges confronted by our nation.

“Prime Minister Narendra Modi will handle the grand finale of the biggest ever on-line hackathon on this planet from 7 pm onwards on August 1 by video-conference. Contemplating the COVID-19 pandemic, the finale shall be organised on-line by connecting all of the members all through the nation collectively over a specifically constructed superior platform,” Nishank stated.

“This yr, we can have greater than 10,000 college students competing to unravel 243 drawback statements from 37 central authorities departments, 17 state governments and 20 industries. Every drawback assertion carries a prize cash of Rs 1 lakh besides the coed innovation theme which can have three winners, 1st, 2nd, and third, with prize cash of Rs 1 lakh, Rs 75,000, and Rs 50,000 respectively,” he added.

Hackathon is a continuous digital product improvement competitors, the place issues are posed to know-how college students to recommend progressive options.

“College students would have the chance to work on challenges confronted by authorities departments and personal sector organisations for which they will supply outside-the-box and world-class options,” a senior HRD Ministry official stated.

“The primary degree screening of scholars” concepts has already taken place in January by a school degree hackathon and solely the profitable groups on the school degree have been made eligible for the nationwide spherical. Once more at nationwide degree, concepts have been screened by consultants and evaluators and solely the shortlisted groups will compete within the grand finale,” he added.

That is the fourth version of the hackathon organised by HRD Ministry.

“As final result of Good India Hackathons until date, round 331 prototypes have been developed, 71 start-ups are beneath formation, 19 start-ups are efficiently registered. Additional, 39 options have already been deployed at numerous departments, and round 64 potential options have been funded for additional improvement,” the official stated.


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