Smart India Hackathon is a nationwide initiative by AICTE to provide students a platform to solve some of the pressing problems we face in our daily lives, and thus inculcate a culture of product innovation and a mindset of problem solving.
For the problem statement defined by the Ministry of Culture "Indoor navigation for museum", a total of 48 teams have submitted the solution proposal and only 5 teams were shortlisted, including the team Ventricles, under the mentorship of Dr. Utpal Barman and the leadership of Angshuman Barpujari, and the team members, Anish Modi, Malayraj Baruah, Saikat Kamal Halder, Tesenlo Magh, Bendangmongla Aier from The Assam Kaziranga University.
On 25-26 August the grand finale was held. For the team Ventricles the allotted nodal centre was Shri Ramdeobaba College of Engineering and Management. The hackathon was 36 hours of non-stop coding. After 3 rounds of evaluation the concern authority declared the team Ventricles as the winner and received a hefty price of Rs. 1,00,000.