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.
IMPORTANT FACTS -
- 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.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION -
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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