Galgotias University Proudly Hosts Smart India Hackathon 2023, a National Initiative to Foster Innovative Solutions
National, 22nd December, 2023: Galgotias University is honoured to announce its hosting of the “Smart India Hackathon 2023,” a prestigious nationwide initiative aimed at providing a platform for students to tackle real-world challenges.
Galgotias University will welcome 35 teams from 13 states across India, representing 32 participating institutions. The event boasts over 250 participants, including 200 students and approximately 40 advisors (mentors). Teams from Galgotias University will engage in creative problem-solving across four themes: Smart Education, Smart Automation, MedTech/Biotech/HealthTech, and Miscellaneous, as provided by three esteemed government organisations.
On this occasion, Dr. Dhruv Galgotia, CEO, Galgotias University added, “The ‘Smart India Hackathon 2023’ aligns perfectly with our vision for a ‘Viksit Bharat.’ It is heartening to witness the youth embracing the call to be ambassadors of a developed India. Galgotias University is committed to contributing to this vision by fostering innovation and problem-solving skills among the students.”
The Ministry of Education, National Technical Research Organization (NTRO), and the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment have issued problem statements for the challenges. The competition will feature 17 teams focusing on MedTech/BioTech and HealthTech themes, 6 teams on Smart Education, 7 teams on Smart Automation, and 5 teams on other miscellaneous sections.
Ms. Aradhana Galgotias, Director Operations, Galgotias University stated, “We believe in the transformative power of education and innovation, and this hackathon provides a unique opportunity for our students to make meaningful contributions. We are confident that the event will be a testament to the collaborative and innovative spirit of the participants, and we look forward to witnessing the impactful solutions that will emerge from the ‘Smart India Hackathon 2023.'”
The Smart India Hackathon 2023 at Galgotias University promises to showcase the ingenuity and talents of participating teams, reinforcing the university’s commitment to nurturing innovation and problem-solving capabilities among the youth.
About Galgotias University
Galgotias University, located in Uttar Pradesh and sponsored by Smt. Shakuntala Educational and Welfare Society began operations in the 2011-2012 academic session and welcomed its first batch of students in July 2011. Since then, it has grown to have more than 30,000 students. Presently, it houses 17 schools offering a diverse range of programs, including Polytechnic, Undergraduate, Postgraduate, and PhD courses. Recognized as one of India’s top universities, Galgotias University has achieved a 5-star rating by QS in Teaching, Facilities, Employability, Innovation, and Academic Development. Additionally, its fifth position in India for Patent Filing reflects its commitment to innovation and research. Positioned at the forefront of the education sector, Galgotias University remains steadfast in its dedication to the UN’s sustainable development goals.