SMART INDIA HACKATHON
The SIH is an initiative of the MHRD, AICTE and other agencies. The Smart India Hackathon aims to find solution to the problems of Ministries, Government departments, NGOs and industries by generating new ideas from students. Also, Smart India Hackathon is a nationwide initiative 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. The campaign is led by Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry through All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) as the main anchor.
The four editions of Smart India Hackathon i.e. SIH2017, SIH2018, SIH2019 and SIH2020 proved to be extremely successful in promoting innovation, out-of-the-box thinking in young minds, especially engineering students from across India.CGC- College of Engineering, Landran, Mohali witnessed and partnered the success of all the four editions by holding the grand finales in the campus. Team NP Complete from CGC College of Engineering, Landran has bagged the top spot in the grand finale of ‘SIH2019’, held at nodal centre CCG,Landran, Punjab. The team was felicitated with a cash prize of Rs. 50,000/-This was a nonstop 36-hr software product development competition. In Smart India Hackathon, some of the problems given to the participants were of AICHAPPRAISERS AUCTIONERS , SSEPL Skills Pvt. Ltd. , Orissa Small Scale Industries Association, Cuttack(OSSIA) (MSME) CTTC and Bhubaneswar (MSME).