Dr. Rajesh Tokse (In charge Director, CIRT) and Prof. Neeraj Sharma (HOD, CSE Dept., CIST) attended the One Day initial Meet up of Hackathon at Sardar Patal College of Engineering, Mumbai on 13/Oct/2018. The main speaker was Dr. Abhay Jere, Chief Innovation Officer, AICTE.
Dr. Abhay Jere insisted all college representatives to interact with the known industry people and convince them to participate in Hackathon. Every participating Industry has to submit minimum two and maximum five problems for which they seek a solution. Registration fee will be Rs. 25,000 and the reward of Rs.50,000 for small problem, Rs.75,000 for big problem, and Rs.1,00,000 for very complicated problem has to be borne by Industry itself. However MSME and other start up ventures may be exempted from participation fee.
Another agenda was institutes registration in IIC (Institute Innovation Council) which is another initiative of central government. The last date will be extended up to end of October. The guidelines are provided in the website “https://www.facilities.aicte-india.org/IC/iic.html“. Last agenda was Institute’s registration in ARIIA (ATAL Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements) which is a venture of MHRD.