KPIT is delighted to play a pivotal role in organizing the Smart India Hackathon 2018. KPIT’s delegation at the finale of the Software Edition had its hands full during the event, with Tushar Juvekar, Avinash Khadilkar, Amit Parshetti and Tushar Sarkar conducting the event successfully at their respective locations of Noida, New Delhi and Bhopal.
KPIT's volunteers were also involved in the initial screening of the entries received for the competition. Furthermore, KPIT also conferred the KPIT Inspiration Award to the teams ranking sixth at each of the 28 centers (nationally) hosting the finale.
In the Grand Finale, the Government’s 27 central ministries and 17 state governments, extended 340 problem statements for the 1296 teams, comprising of students from Engineering, Management and Masters in Computer Applications (MCA) background.The Hardware edition of Smart India Hackathon will be held in June 2018.
KPIT will also be steering the Automotive and Smart Vehicle segment of the Hardware Edition of this year’s Smart India Hackathon due in June. BVR Subbu, Auto Industry veteran and KPIT’s Board of Director, will be chairing the evaluation committee of the segment.