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Vidya’s two teams selected for Reboot Kerala Hackathon

Reboot Kerala Hackathon is an initiative of the  Department of Higher Education, Government of Kerala, and the Additional Skill Acquisition Program (ASAP).

Reboot Kerala Hackathon 2020 aims to provide students of Higher Education Institutions 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. Reboot Kerala Hackathon 2020 aims to bring students to the mainstream governance by receiving their solutions for the issues faced by various Government departments. This helps in finding quick and effective solutions for the development of the state in a cost-cutting manner.There are several other areas also which craves for the solution. So, Reboot Kerala Hackathon 2020 will be a breakthrough in rebuilding our state. Reboot Kerala Hackathon 2020 will be the best experience a developer or a student can have apart from their academics or company projects or assignments. Reboot Kerala Hackathon 2020 encourages students to participate in social problem solving and governance.

As many as 18 teams of students from Vidya had registered for participating in the Hackathon, out of which 17  teams were from CSE Dept and one from EEE Dept. All the teams together have submitted solutions to 20 problems.  Out of the seventeen teams, two teams have been selected for the grand finale for each regional hackathon, namely Team Script Crew lead by Arjun Raghunandanan and  Team Hactivist lead by Anshulal Thomas. The members of both teams are students of S3 BTech CSE A. Team Script Crew has submitted solution for a problem under LSGD (Local Self-Government Department) and Team Hacktivist has submitted solution for a problem under Food Department.
Details are available at these links:
https://reboot.asapkerala.gov.in/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/12.pdf
https://reboot.asapkerala.gov.in/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/9.pdf