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.
The last edition of the hackathon saw over 5 million+ students from various engineering colleges compete for the top prize at 35+ locations.
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 SIH 2019?
An initiative by Ministry of HRD, AICTE, Persistent Systems, i4c and Rambhau Mhalgi Prabodhini
Involves 1 Lakh+ technical students, 3000+ technical institutions, 200+ organizations from across India
World's biggest Software and Hardware hackathon
3rd edition of highly successful Smart India Hackathon initiative
Technology Students across India compete to creatively solve problems and offer technical solutions
Harness expertise of students from IISc, IITs, NITs and AICTE/UGC approved institutions
SIH 2019 Themes
Designing devices which would help in easing communication chennels between various communication devices and points.
Healthcare & Biomedical devices
Designing devices that would help in managing healthcare better.
Agriculture & Rural Development
Designing devices keeping in mind the need to enhance the primary sector of India - Agriculture and the lives of our Rural Population.
Creating intelligent devices to improve commutation facilities, quality of travel experience and overall travel safety features hardware.
Creating state of art solutions to manage and process our agriculture produce.
Robotics and Drones
There is a need design drones and robots that can solve some of the pressing challenges of India such as handling medical emergencies, search and rescue operations, etc.
Solutions could be in the form of waste segregation, disposal, and improved transportation system.
Creating state-of-the-art devices to improve distribution, management and purification of water.
Innovative ideas that help manage and generate renewable sources more efficiently.
Security & Surveillance
Creating state-of-the-art safety and security technologies for India.
Technology ideas in tertiary sectors like Hospitality, Financial Services, Entertainment, Tourism and Retail.