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31 Mar,2018

Only college in UP to win first prize & cash amount of Rs. 1 Lakh

Only college in UP to win first prize & cash amount of Rs. 1 Lakh

GLBians won at SMART INDIA HACKATHON 2018 organized by MHRD & AICET, Govt. of India

Congratulations GLB team ! Once again GLBians have proved their brilliance as the winners in GRAND FINALE of National level SMART INDIA HACKATHON 2018 organized by MHRD  Govt. of India, coordinated by AICTE, held on 30th and 31st March 2018.

To reiterate the efforts towards our PM’s vision, All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), 45+ union ministries and departments and 18 state governments had joined this grand initiative, making it much bigger than any edition in the World.

There were 10368 Participants, 1296 Teams, 36 Hours of nonstop coding at 28 centers across the country
Honorable Prime Minister Sri Narendra Modi Ji addressed to the participants through Video Conferencing. Participants were also  from IITs, NITs and other reputed engineering colleges of India.
Following GLBians made their mark at national and out shinned among  10368 Participants:

Team- The Concept Crew won 1 st Prize at Grand Finale Smart India Hackathon 2018 under Ministry of Women and child Development with cash prize of 1 lakh Rupees.
The prize was  given by  Dr. Shashikala  Pushpa (Member of  Rajya Sabha) and  Shri Chetan B Sanghi  (Joint Secretary, Ministry of Women and Child Development)
Members of The Concept Crew:
Tushar Aggarwal , Sagar Tyagi (TL), Shivam Shahi , Shubhangi,Siddhi Vinayakam, Yogesh Singh.
Problem given and solution offered:
Problem: App with Government Services for Women
Solution: An android application which is a One-Stop solution for most of the existing problems of women acting as hindrance in their development and growth.
Used NLP modules and clustering to make our application intelligent and embedded chat bots to make it more user oriented and finally developed a prototype with better UI and multilingual support.
Some highlights that led our project to win are
- Multilingual Support, Screen Readers
- Solving some complex problems using NLP modules
- Easy classification using clustering
- Chat-Bots
- Better UI

Team Vizion Array (CSE) received Inspiration Award and won 4 th place at Grand Finale Smart India Hackathon 2018 under Ministry of Urban Development, Government of Sikkim with cash prize of 10000 rupees.  The prize was given by Dr. Abay Jere (Organizing Secretary , Smart India Hackathon 2018) and Sh. Hardeep Singh Pur i(Union Minister of State in the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs)
Members of  Vizion Array
Neha Shukla, Kavya Gupta, Sachin Tawara, Shivam Bhardwaj, Suhasini Singyan (TL), Vijay Yadav.
Problem given and solution offered:
Problem:  Solution for monitoring and avoiding open dumping using GIS.
Solution: Sikkim being a state with 74% of rural area faces a serious problem of open dumping. Hence our solution contains a cross platform app accompanied with a robust web based dashboard/CMS which is an One- click solution for most serious issue that India is facing  today.
Emphasising on technology stack, their solution makes use of technology like machine learning to make system smart, django powering backend, firebase for real-time database and fast native apps that provides an easy way out for monitoring purpose. 
Some highlights that made project stand out of crowd :
-Self diagnosing type
- Leaderboard to build interest for the locals. 
-Easy and Smart UI
- Simple Dashboard

Team - Grainfinite (IT) also won 4th position and won cash prize Rs. 10000/- . The prize was given by Mr. K.S. Srinivas, Joint Secretery, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare and Mr. R Venkateswaran, Senior Vice President of Engineering, Persistent Systems.
Members of  Grainfinite :
Rahul Chugh, Sarthak, Verma
Problem Statement: Handling of wheat stubble so that farmers do not burn stubble.
Solution Offered: Developed an mobile based solution for farmers to bridge the gap between farmers, industry and government & also help the govt bodies to monitor the farms where stubble was being burned.

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