BHUBANESWAR, AUGUST 23, 2022
As part of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations, the Ministry of Education’s Innovation Cell and All India Council for Technical Education has identified 75 higher educational institutes/incubators, including Odisha’s Centurion University of Technology and Management, as Smart India Hackathon nodal centers to host the participants of SIH and facilitate an environment to conduct the Smart India Hackathon in its well defined and established format.
At each nodal center, an officer designated by the Ministry of Education’s Innovation Cell will monitor and preside over the proceeding during the entire duration of SIH grand finale.
This year, more than 15,000 students and mentors are travelling to the 75 nodal centres to take part in the SIH 2022 grand finale.
Students from over 2,900 schools and 2,200 Higher Education Institutions will tackle 476 problem statements from across 53 Union Ministries in the finale, including optical character recognition (OCR) of temple inscriptions and translations in Devanagari scripts, IoT-enabled risk monitoring system in cold supply chain for perishable food items, high-resolution 3D model of terrain, infrastructure and roads conditions in disaster struck areas, etc.
Centurion University has been selected as one of the nodal centers to facilitate the Smart India Hackathon Hardware edition. A total of 21 teams having 126 participants are competing against 5 problem statements from Indo Tibetan Border Police .Centurion University of Technology and Management is hosting problem statements given by Indo Tibetan Border Police.