Smart India Hackathon at 28 Centres with 340 Software Problem

[New Delhi] Smart India Hackathon at 28 Centres
Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology today announced that the much awaited Smart India Hackathon 2018 – is scheduled to be held on Mar 30 & 31, 2018 simultaneously at 28 different nodal centers across India. With 27 union Ministries and Departments and 17 State Governments having joined this grand initiative, SIH2018 is much bigger than its previous edition. Hyderabad is the nodal centre for Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, which is a ‘Premier Partner’ in this initiative. Ajay Sawhney, Secretary, MeitY said that “Smart India Hackathon (SIH) 2018 would give an opportunity to students to use their creative skills in solving some of the country’s real life problems and he hoped that outcome of SIH 2018 will result in innovative solutions which can be commercialized”
340 software problem statements are proposed for the above event. Winners stand to get cash prizes and a chance to be part of the NASSCOM’s 10,000 Startups program.
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The Union Minister for Human Resource Development, Shri Prakash Javadekar addressing a press conference relating to Smart India Hackathon-2018, in New Delhi on March 22, 2018.