• Shri Prakash Javadekar, Hon’ble Minister of HRD, GoI

    Shri Prakash Javadekar, Hon’ble Minister of HRD,GoI introduces Smart India Hackathon 2017.

  • Smart India Hackathon 2017

    Smart India Hackathon 2017

  • Dos & Don’ts of Smart India Hackathon 2017

    Dos & Don’ts of Smart India Hackathon 2017

  • Ashok Kumar Gupta, Secretary, Ministry of Defence (Dept of Defence Prod) – Smart India Hackathon 2017

    Department of Defence Production (DDP), Ministry of Defence was set up with the objective of developing a comprehensive production infrastructure to produce the weapons, systems, platforms, equipment required for defence. With the objective of achieving self-reliance in defence production, the Ordnance Factories and DPSUs have been continuously modernizing and upgrading their capabilities and widening their product range. They have 30 problem statements for which they look forward to innovative solutions in the Smart India Hackathon 2017.

  • Shri Santosh A. Mathew, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Rural Development on Smart India Hackathon 2017

    The Ministry of Rural Development plays a key role in poverty alleviation, inclusive growth and overall development in the rural areas of the country. In view of this, various government flagship programs/schemes have been implemented, where each program aims to provide support and cater to address problems faced in specific areas. Through these schemes, ministry aims to improve the quality of life, correct the developmental imbalances and to extend assistance to most disadvantaged sections of rural India. Key issues being targeted include (but not limited to) areas of rural employment, livelihood generation, rural connectivity, social assistance, rural housing to name a few. For Smart India Hackathon 2017, they seek solutions for 25 problem statements.

  • Shri R.N. Choubey Secretary of Ministry of Civil Aviation – Partner, Smart India Hackathon 2017

    The Airport Authority of India has been assigned by the Ministry of Civil Aviation to formulate problem statements for the Smart India Hackathon 2016. They have finalized 43 problem statements. The Secretary of Ministry of Civil Aviation, Shri R.N. Choubey talks about the issues faced and they look forward to the digital solutions from Smart India Hackathon 2017

  • Dr Aruna Sharma, Seceretary, Ministry of Steel, Govt. of India on Smart India Hackathon 2017

    Ministry of Steel Coordinates policies for, and facilitates the growth and development of the iron and steel industries. They have nominated MECON to represent their ministry in the Smart India Hackathon 2017. They have identified 31 problem statements for this initiative and Dr. Aruna Sharma, Secretary of this Ministry invites innovative solutions to their problems.

  • Dr. SOUMYA SWAMINATHAN – ICMR, Smart India Hackathon 2017

    Dr. SOUMYA SWAMINATHAN – ICMR, Smart India Hackathon 2017

  • Prof K VijayRaghavan, Secretary, Dept of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology – Partner Smart India Hackathon 2017

    Department of Biotechnology (DBT) is an Indian government department, under the Ministry of Science and Technology responsible for administrating development and commercialization in the field of modern biology and biotechnology in India. Prof K VijayRaghavan, Secretary, Dept of Biotechnology, addresses participants and talks about the 17 problem statements from their department for which they seek digital solutions in Smart India Hackathon 2017.

  • Smt. Aruna Sundararajan Secretary, MEITY, GoI

    Smt. Aruna Sundararajan Secretary, MEITY, GoI talks about the problem statements identified from their Ministry to be thrown out to all the technology students during the Smart India Hackathon 2017

  • Dr Anand Deshpande, Co-Chairman , Smart India Hackathon 2017

    Dr Anand Deshpande, Co-Chairman , Smart India Hackathon 2017 & Founder, Chairman & Managing Director of Persistent Systems Ltd. addresses the technology students to encourage them to think out of the box and particiapte in this unique initiative.

  • Dr. Anil Sahasrabudhe, Chairman AICTE

    Dr. Anil Sahasrabudhe, Chairman AICTE & Smart India Hackathon 2017 talks about the process of Smart India Hackathon and how it will involve engineering students across India to provide technology solutions to real time problems faced by our country.