NDIM is the only MBA institute in North and East India to host the grand finale of Smart India Hackathon for the second consecutive year.
Smart India Hackathon has been a big hit among the corporate and industry professionals in Delhi and NCR region. Inaugurated by the HRD minister Prakash Javedakar and R Subramanyam, Secretary, Higher Education, MHRD on 30 March at NDIM campus, the Hackathon saw a big turnout of top CEOs and digital leaders during the 36 hours of hackathon showing their keen interest in learning from the young scholars from across the country. Smart India Hackathon was organized for the second time by the Ministry of HRD under the futuristic vision of the Prime Minister of India. The grand finale was held at 28 nodal centers across the country and has become the world’s largest open innovation model.
Addressing the participants at the NDIM campus in Tughlakabad and simultaneously at all the other 27 centers through video conferencing, the minister highlighted that more than 1 lakh students from more than 1200 colleges participated in this second edition of the Hackathon and 8000 finalists were working at finding digital solutions to problem statements of 27 ministries and 17 State governments.
The minister informed that this was the biggest innovation revolution and will result in tremendous ease of business while addressing all the centers from NDIM. He also highlighted that 27 innovations made by students in the last year’s Hackathon are at the final stage and more than one hundred innovations are expected this year. He shared that in line with the PM’s philosophy of “Innovation is life”, the world’s largest hackathon has been created under the banner of SIH 2018 or Smart India Hackathon 2018.
NDIM has recently been rated as the best Management School in India for the finest industry connect and placements by A.I.C.T.E , CII and the ASSOCHAM and its support to Hackathon participants will go a long way in boosting the morale of over one lac participants.
Some of the achievements of NDIM during Smart India Hackathon 2018 were:-
NDIM is glad to contribute to this nation building initiative which is fostering innovation and solving national problems through private public partnership and collaboration.