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Govt goes Silicon Valley way to crowdsource solutions

Techies and tech students will try to find answers to water woes, women's safety at Hackathon 2017

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Alnoor Peermohamed & Karan Choudhury  |  Bengaluru | Delhi 

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Engineering students at the Smart India Hackathon 2017 — an initiative promoted by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, All India Council for Technical Education and Airports Authority of India at Bamrauli Airport in Allahabad on Saturday

The government is drawing lessons from majors, such as Google and Facebook, to find solutions to problems such as water woes in Rajasthan, drainage in Mumbai during heavy rain, and the safety of women.

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First Published: Sat, April 01 2017. 22:40 IST
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