between a leader and a follower.”
- Steve Jobs
Indian Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, envisages a Digital India to bridge the digital divide in our country and further promote digital literacy in order to make development in a comprehensive mass movement and put governance within everyone’s reach in India.
In order to work towards our PM’s vision, Ministry of HRD, All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) proposed the Smart India Hackathon 2017, a unique initiative to identify new and disruptive digital technology innovations for solving the challenges faced by our country. Smart India Hackathon 2017 was a computer programming competition which involved all Engineering colleges with a reach to approximately 30 Lakh students from across India. The challenge for the students was to think out-of-the-box and offer innovative ideas to build smart applications which will help address major real time problems in our country. Overall 31 Ministries came up with their multiple problems for the students to provide digital solution for the same. Continue reading