The five-day national mega event, “Smart India Hackathon-2019 (Hardware Edition)” successfully concluded at KIET Group of Institutions recently.

The event was graced by Rajive Kumar, advisor, All India Council for technical Education (AICTE) and Atul Garg, minister of state, Food and Logistics, government of UP and managing trustee as the chief guest and guest of honour respectively.

Took place at 18 nodal centres in India, the event witnessed participants who worked for 120 hours on problem statements of various ministries.

From 1.2 lakh applicants, 1500 youngsters were shortlisted to work on the problems of nine union ministries and more than 40 industries in reputed institutes across the country.

The winners were awarded in three different categories– simple, complex and complicated. Team Tayuva won Rs 50,000 in the simple category and Hex Code was declared winner in the complex category and received Rs 75,000.

Teams Membrain, Chemix and Panamera were awarded Rs 1, 00,000 in the complicated category.