Our Hon’ble Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, envisages a Digital India to bridge the digital divide in our country and further promote digital literacy in order to make development a comprehensive mass movement and put governance within everyone’s reach in India.
In order to work towards our PM’s vision, Rajkot Municipal Corporation, propose the Rajkot Smart City Hackathon 2017, a unique initiative to identify new and disruptive digital technology innovations for solving the challenges faced by our city. This initiative aim to institutionalize a model for harnessing the creativity and technical expertise of thousands of students for direct benefit of our city. Shri Banchha Nidhi Pani, Municipal Commissioner, Rajkot Municipal Corporation, Rajkot is the Chief Patron of this unique initiative, while Darshan Institute of Engineering & Technology is the Knowledge Partner in the organizing committee of this initiative. Smart City Rajkot is co-organizers in this initiative.
Rajkot Municipal Corporation (RMC) is a local government committed to provide basic infrastructure facilities including entertainment facilities to the people of the city. RMC is very well known for the managing the city by using private sector participation as well as introduction of innovative mechanism in management to serve people efficiently. City has prepared different plans for improving services and to nullify gap between services and demands.
Marwadi Education Foundation's Group of Institutions (MEFGI) was incepted as a major organ of Marwadi Education Foundation in 2008, under the Bombay Public Trust Act 1950. Marwadi University is promoted by Marwadi Shares and Finance Limited (MSFL) a major stock broking company in India &Chandarana Intermediaries Brokers Pvt. Ltd. (CIBPL), a leading firm dealing in technical and arbitrage trading in Indian Stock Markets.
Darshan Institute of Engineering & Technology is a leading institute offering undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate programs in engineering. Darshan is Located in peaceful and sylvan surroundings, about 19 km from Rajkot, Gujarat, India.
The Institute is affiliated to the Gujarat Technological University and approved by the AICTE, New Delhi. The Institute was established in the year 2009, by Shree G.N.Patel Education & Charitable Trust.
|1||Launching of Website & Registration Starts||29th Jun '17|
|2||Last date of Registration & Project Proposal Submission||21st Jul '17
|3||Screening & Declaration of Selected Teams||23rd Jul '17|
|4||Grand Finale||29th/30th Jul '17|
|5||Announcement of winners||30th Jul '17|
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