St Aloysius Institute bags third position in Smart India Hackathon

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 16 Mar 2017 11:32:06

Staff Reporter

ST Aloysius Institute of Technology cracked their way into the third position amongst the selected group on the topic ‘Lack of Sustainability in Appointment of Faculty in Higher Educational Institutions’ during the Smart India Hackathon 2017, which is a computer programming competition.

The idea was proposed by the SAIT CSE students was amongst top 3 ideas chosen by the AICTE Ministry. Prime Minister Narendra Modi envisages a digital India to bridge the digital divide in our country and further promote digital literacy in order to make development of a comprehensive mass movement and put governance within everyone’s reach in India.

In order to work towards Prime Minister’s vision, Ministry of HRD of AICTE proposed Smart India Hackathon 2017 which was a unique way to initiative and identify new and descriptive digital technology innovations for solving all the challenges faced by the country.

Smart India Hackathon 2017 is a computer programming competition involved in all engineering colleges with a reach to approximately 30 lakh students from across India including those from IITs and NITs.

For the first time, 29 different Government ministries and departments came together and proposed 598 problem statements for technical students participating in this grand initiative, with 7,531 idea solutions received from 2,100 plus technical institutes of India.

The team of St Aloysius Institute of Technology was mentored by Dr Davis George, Director Fr Thomas Mathew, Additional Director Fr Anish Jeberson, Administrative Officer Dr S R Soni, Principal Anoop Banerjee, Registrar Dr Sudeep Sharma, HOD of CSE Aditya Patel, Assistant Professor, and the team of members included namely Arup Das, Sanofa Parveen, Neelima Patel, Gulshan Patel, Libi Joseph, Sourav Shrivas. The team hopes for a better future of a
better India.