Smart India Hackathon is a creative step taken by the current government to connect with the young and innovative minds who want to do something out of the box by taking good care of the problems which are written down by the ministers, on the shrewd India site. The students or participants had to submit a solution that fits best to solve the problem. If they are selected, the ministers will allow them to begin with product development. The government produces a feeling of competition by reporting the best thoughts with a money prize.
As indicated by the specifications accessible, the Smart India Hackathon 2020 (SIH) has been sorted out mutually by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Persistent Systems and i4c. As a major aspect of the Hackathon, the first round of screening of members’ thoughts was held in January 2020 at the school level. The members whose thoughts were shortlisted were then welcome to join the national-level round.
As per the details, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will the Grand Finale of Smart India Hackathon 2020 will be held from 1st August to 3rd August 2020. Keeping mind the COVID-19 pandemic, the Finale of Hackathon will be held for all participants by interfacing members over a built-in advance the virtual platform. The declaration in regards to PM Modi’s location to Hackathon Finale was affirmed by the HRD Ministry on Monday. The Smart India Hackathon 2020 is named as the “biggest ever online hackathon on the planet” by the HRD Ministry.
For the 2020 meeting of the Smart India Hackathon 2020, a sum of 10,000 participants took part in the contest to give answers for 243 issued problems from 37 central government divisions, 17 state governments, and 20 enterprises. The best among these 10,000 understudies will take part in the current Grand Finale planned on 1st August. The ultimate winner of every difficult problem will be granted Rs 1,00, 000 as prize cash. For understudy development subject, the HRD Ministry has illustrated three prizes of Rs 1,00,000, Rs 75,000 and Rs 50,000 individually for the initial three positions.
As per HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ the Smart India Hackathon is a computerized competition that is held to draw out the best and imaginative plans to take care of the contemporary issues that are looked by the nation utilizing innovation, technology, and thoughts of young and creative minds. SIH permits members to test and submit out-of-the-case and world-class arrangements.