Students from the College of Technology and Engineering in Udaipur have won the Smart India Hackathon.
The "Phoenix" team from CTAE, consisting of Umang Jain, Naman Verma, Chinmay Nagda, Aditya Saini, Anupravi Garg and SujalSahu participated in the Smart India Hackathon held at Chandigarh University. All the team members are students of Computer Science at CTAE, Udaipur. They won a prize money of Rs 1 Lakh for their 36 hours of continuous work on the project “Information Portal related to grand funding for Researchers”.
The two-day Hackathon coding competition was held at Chandigarh University in Punjab. The Smart India Hackathon is a platform where a large number of individuals develop innovative ideas and software that addresses people’s everyday issues. This inculcates a culture of innovation and an aptitude for problem solving.
This competition was held at 75 nodal centers across the nation and 2.5 lakh students took part in the hackathon. During his inaugural speech addressing the participants of SIH, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi encouraged everyone to participate in making India attain a pinnacle in the next century.
The first four successful editions of SIH, viz. SIH2017, SIH2018, SIH2019 and SIH2020, promoted innovation and unconventional thinking among young minds, especially engineering students from all over India.