AMRITA University faculty is evaluator for Toycathon 2021
October 30, 2021 - 12:20
Dr. Prashant R. Nair, Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science & Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore campus has been recognized for his contribution as an evaluator for Toycathon 2021.
Toycathon is a national hackathon keynoted and inspired by the direction and vision of the honourable Prime Minister of India, Mr Narendra Modi for an Atmanirbhar Bharat i.e. self-reliant India.
Toycathon 2021 is an inter-ministerial initiative organized by the Ministry of Education’s Innovation Cell with support from AICTE and various ministries with the objective to leverage student innovation to make self-reliant India’s toy market, which stands at 1.5 Billion USD and is primarily dominated by imported toys.
In the past, Dr. Prashant has served as a mentor and evaluator for various national hackathons such as Smart India Hackathon hardware and software editions.