Second edition of the Hardware Hackathon
Persistent Systems in association with MHRD, AICTE, MIC, and i4C is organizing Smart India Hackathon 2019 – Hardware edition. Students from Engineering colleges all across India participating in this year’s Smart India Hackathon’s Hardware edition will build practical hardware-based solutions on problem statements identified by 9 Union Ministries and 40+ private sector industries. The hackathon will be held over five days at IIT Mumbai & 18 nodal centers in India from 8th July to 12th July 2019.
Dr. Anand Deshpande, Chairman and MD, Persistent Systems, and Co-Chairman, Smart India Hackathon 2019 “Smart India Hackathon offers students the opportunity to work hands-on and build innovative prototypes that address real-world problems. We have observed that Smart India Hackathon is a transformational event in the lives of the participants and encourages them to think beyond what they learn in their classroom.”
Vivek Kulkarni, Chief Architect & Delivery Head, Persistent Systems, and Secretary, Executive Committee, Smart India Hackathon 2019 “Smart India Hackathon aids technology students to collaborate for effectiveness, problem solving, innovation and learning by doing. After the grand success of Software edition, now we are hosting Hardware edition Grand Finale on July 8-12, 2019 at 18 nodal centers PAN India. With 1 lakh+ student participation, the Hardware edition is 5 times grander than its predecessor. We are very sure that 1500 finalists will crack 198 complex problems given by 40+ private organizations and 9 Union ministries. Let’s witness these young and bright minds innovate!”