Mangaluru, Apr 03, 2018: The TechKnights Team was one among the few teams to be selected for the final round of Smart India Hackathon 2018 and represented NMAMIT at PSIT, Kanpur where about 27 Central Government ministries and 18 State Governments had come together with 408 problems posted. In this grand initiative more than 1,05,234 students had registered with 17,539 ideas which were received from various technical institutions in India.
The 36-hour hackathon ended on 31st March and the team mentored by K Sri Harsha, CEO of Kritsnam Technologies and Sudhir Gupta, member, strategic board millennium allience, COO of DRISHTEE development and communication limited, ex-COO of Airtel was declared as winners.
The team consisted of 6 students wherein Pradeep B, Sushmitha Rao and Swati Puranik were from the Department of Computer Science & Engineering and Shwetha Rao, Anup Kamath and Akshay Kumar from the Department of Information Science & Engineering was honoured with a trophy, cheque of 1 lakh rupees and other goodies by the Hon’ble Minister Satyapal Singh, Minister of State for HRD and former Police Commissioner of Mumbai.
The team worked on the problem statement of Dissemination of Information regarding availability of water in water reservoirs under the Ministry of Water Resources and Water Development and Ganga Rejuvenation