36inc conducted Tribal Hackathon 2017 11th December for Department of tribal and scheduled_caste.Tribal_Hackathon, which is first of its kind hackathon in India, focused on bringing transparency and efficiency in tribal department operations while implementing various tribal focused schemes. It is the first hackathon organized by a Govt.Department in Chhattisgarh.
The event hosted chief guest Honorable Shri Ramvichar Netam, Member of Rajya Sabha from Chhattisgarh.The event was presided by Honorable Minister of Tribal_and_Scheduled_Caste, Backward_Caste, Minority_Welfare and School_Education Shri Kedarnath_Kashyap. The event also hosted special guest honorable Smt. Reena_Babasaheb_Kangale, Special Secretary (Independent) of Scheduled Tribe & Scheduled Caste Development Department, Chhattisgarh.
36inc received total 1510 registrations (1096 over call registration and 414 on the website) for the first round.Entries came from 6 states and more than 30 colleges and 15 companies. 36inc shortlisted 30 teams for final round presentation. Out of which 19 teams were present at event and registered for final
The event started with registrations of teams followed by inauguration ceremony. Honorable minister Shri Kedar Kashyap addressed the gathering and emphasized on engaging youth on social issues. Shri #Ramvichar_Netam also addressed the assembly and ask young engineers and professional to understand lifestyle and mindset of tribal people while solving their problems. Smt. #Reena_Babasaheb_Kangale also put light on the various initiative of the Tribal department to solve issues of tribal population. She asked participants to come with a simple and easy-to-use interface of websites and apps.
After inauguration speeches, the final round of presentation started. Teams were Judged by Mr. Vibhor Agrawal Deputy Collector, Govt.of Chhattisgarh, and Dr.Mr. Rajeev Roy-CEO,36inc. Apart from First, Second and Third prize winners, seven teams were given consolation prize. Team Blue_Banayan_technologies Pvt. Ltd. won the First prize. Team_Innolate_technologies Pvt. Ltd won second prize. Team_Innovative_X of NIT Raipur students won third prize.All the participants were given a T-shirt and will be
given a participation certificate.