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Two city colleges to host Smart India Hackathon on March two

Covai Post Network

Coimbatore : Two city colleges will host the Grand Finale of Smart India Hackathon 2019, which will begin on March two.

A total of 28 teams comprising 200 plus students from across India will find solutions to the problems being faced by healthcare sector during the 36-hour non-stop event being held at Sri Krishna college of Engineering and Technology, Chairperson and Managing Trustee Sri Krishna Group of Institutions S Malarvizhi told reporters.

This is the third consecutive time the college is hosting theevent, organised by Union HRD ministry and AICTE, she said.

The problem statements posed by the industries and Government ministries in the fields of smart communications, healthcare and biomedical device, agriculture and rural development, smart vehicles, food technology, robotics and drones, waste management, clean water and renewable energy, will be solved.

The college has partnered with Appolo Hospitals, India Health Link, TVS Motors and Geefi Technologies for the hackathon, she said.

Another event will be held at Kumaraguru College of Technology, in which 27 teams comprising 162 students from various parts of the country participating.

The event will mainly focus on Child nutrition, maternal health care, biometric encryption, automation and predictive analysis, College Principal D K Senthil told reporters today.

College has partnered with DI Patna MSME, HUman Welfare Associaion, Varanasi and Shantha Senofi Biotech, he said.

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