IIT Hyderabad conducts Smart India Hackathon 2019


The Smart India Hackathon (SIH) nodal centre at IIT Hyderabad includes nine teams from all over India consisting of six team members, each with two mentors.

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Hyderabad organised the Smart India Hackathon (SIH) 2019 on its campus from July 8 to 12, 2019. It is a nationwide initiative to provide students a platform to solve some of pressing problems face in daily lives of the people and inculcate a culture of product innovation and a mindset of problem solving.

The SIH is a unique open innovation model for identifying new and disruptive technology innovations to solve the challenges faced in our country. The SIH nodal centre at IIT Hyderabad includes nine teams from all over India consisting of six team members, each with two mentors.

Public Sector Undertaking NALCO (National Aluminium Company Limited), IT major Cognizant, Indian stationery company Kokuyo Camlin and ANIK proposed problem statements for the event.

The participants built a working prototype within these five days for the problem statement. Aarohan (AISSMS College of Engineering, Pune), G-TECH (CV Raman College of Engineering, Odisha), The Turings (University Institute Of Engineering and Technology, Chandigarh), TechEEE1 (Sri Sivasubrmaniya Nadar College of Engineering, Chennai) won the event for the problem statements given by for NALCO, Cognizant, Kokuyo Camlin and ANIK respectively.

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