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Grand Finale of Smart India Hackathon from June 18-22

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

The Grand Finale of Smart (SIH) 2018 Hardware edition would be held from June 18-22, a statement from the IIT said here today.

The Hardware edition is the first of its kind initiative by the central government to provide a platform to young minds to showcase their innovations in sectors such as agriculture, health, clean water, waste management, etc.

This will be a five day-long event and take place simultaneously at 10 prestigious institutions (Nodal centres) across with different themes.

The IIT KGP, with the theme of Drones, is one of the nodal centres, the statement said.

"The Smart Hardware is a unique large-scale end-to-end innovation initiative that takes a student through the entire gamut - from an idea to a startup - making it possible for any group to display their talent and make it blossom," IIT KGP and Prof said.

The event is being organised by MHRD, along with AICTE, IIT KGP and Persistent Systems, i4C.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, June 14 2018. 21:00 IST
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