Smart India Hackathon 2022

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the Grand Finale of Smart India Hackathon 2022 through video conferencing on 25 August.


  • The grand finale of the software edition of Smart India Hackathon-2022 is being held from August 25-26 at JSS Science and Technology University, Mysuru.
  • It aims to inculcate a culture of product innovation, problem-solving and out-of-the-box thinking among the students.

  • The hardware edition of Smart India Hackathon (SIH) will be held from August 25 to 29.

  • Smart India Hackathon is gaining in popularity as this fifth edition has witnessed a four-fold increase in the number of teams registered for the Hackathon.

  • Around 15,000 students from a total of 2,033 winning teams of the Campus-Level Hackathon organised under SIH 2022 are participating in this national level Grand Finale.

  • One lakh rupees will be awarded to the winner of each problem description in the Smart India Hackathon.

  • Students will get prizes of Rs 1 lakh, Rs 75,000 and Rs 50,000 under the innovation category.


About Smart India Hackathon (SIH) :

  • It is a nationwide initiative by the Ministry of Education’s Innovation Cell.

  • It provides students a platform to solve the pressing problems of the government, ministries, departments, industries, and other organisations.

  • It has been acclaimed as one of the "world's largest open innovation models" and is held every year since 2017.

  • It is organised in two formats, software and hardware editions for higher education students.

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