Workforce from Jamia is amongst one of many winners in Good India Hackathon 2020
Workforce ‘Monks’ comprising of six college students of the School of Engineering and Know-how on the Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) College has received Good India Hackathon 2020 (SIH2020) Software program Version in drawback assertion NS275. The group additionally received a money prize of Rs. 1,00,000.
Workforce Monks of the JMI constructed a software program system to assist the agriculture sector by discovering land utilization in 6 completely different courses and predicting crop manufacturing for the following yr, which can ultimately assist the federal government to plan their insurance policies by anticipating issues of low rainfall and flood, even earlier than they occur.
Workforce Monks emerged as winners of NS275 drawback assertion on the finish of 36 hours lengthy Hackathon. This drawback assertion was given by the Bihar authorities because it faces the issue of floods nearly yearly.
Aside from group Monk three different groups from the School of Engineering and Know-how, JMI reached the ultimate rounds of various drawback assertion however they might not win.
Good India Hackathon (SIH) is organised by the Innovation Cell of the Ministry of Human Useful resource Improvement (MHRD) and All India Council of Technical Training (AICTE) in affiliation with some non-public organisations. It’s a nationwide initiative to supply college students with a platform to unravel a number of the urgent issues confronted in day by day lives, and thus inculcate a tradition of product innovation and a mindset of problem-solving.
The issue statements are submitted by Central Departments, State Ministries and Industries and many others. within the Hackathon. This initiative began in 2017. This yr, the 4th version of SIH was carried out just about due to Covid-19 pandemic.
First stage was a university stage hackathon and groups which bought chosen from their respective faculties, selected drawback statements during which they needed to work and despatched their entries with theoretical options.
Below the steering of Prof Tanvir Ahmad, group ‘Monk’ with 5 college students from third yr Pc Engineering and one pupil from second yr Electronics and Communication Engineering was shaped.
Gaurav Chaudhary (group chief), Pranav Gautam, Neetesh Kaushik, Lakshya Chaudhary, Ashish Singh are all from the Pc Engineering division, and the sixth member from second yr is Nashrah Naseem.
Based mostly on submission, 243 Drawback Statements had been chosen for grand finale and 1081 groups had been shortlisted for Software program Version.
A 36 hour lengthy hackathon was held from August 1-Three and the outcome was declared on August 4. 28 drawback statements had been dropped as a result of no group may discover any resolution for them. For the remaining 215 drawback statements, groups had been declared winners.
For drawback assertion NS275, 4 groups had been chosen for ultimate hackathon after qualifying faculty hackathons and evaluating theoretical submissions.
Groups from JMI received the primary and commendable efficiency prize in 2017 version, whereas a group from JMI received 2nd prize in 2018 version of the Hackathon.