Smart India Hackathon-2017

An Amazing Show by the IT Students
The Department of Information Technology, CEC, Landran had the proud privilege to be the nodal centre for Chandigarh region for holding the great event “Smart India Hackthon-2017” at its campus from 1st April to 2nd April 2017.
Smart India Hackathon-2017 is a unique initiative launched by the Government of India with an aim to build Digital India and to engage our youth directly with nation building. Thousands of technology students from 26 different cities simultaneously took part in this one of its kind 36 hours non-stop digital product development competition to provide innovative digital solutions for problems posed by 29 different ministries/departments in order to improve their efficiency and to plug revenue leakages including corruption.

The participating students also got an opportunity to share their ideas with Sh. Narender Modi, Honorable Prime Minister of India through video conferencing. The winners of the competition were also rewarded with cash prizes.

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