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Move Hack: NITI Aayog launches global mobility hackathon

NITI Aayog has launched the global mobility hackathon "Move Hack" to crowdsource solutions aimed at the future of mobility in India.
Move Hack: NITI Aayog launches global mobility hackathon
  • It is envisaged as one of largest hackathons globally.
  • It is the first platform in the world that has enmeshed public transport, private transport, road safety, multimodal connectivity and new age transport technologies such as zero emission vehicles and intra city aerial transport spearheaded by the Government.

About Move Hack:

  • MoveHack aims to bring about innovative, dynamic and scalable solutions to the problems pertaining to mobility.
  • It is organized in partnership with the Government of Singapore and is powered by Hacker Earth. 
  • PwC is the knowledge partner and NASSCOM is the strategic partner.
  • The hackathon is focused on 10 themes and structured over three legs: Online leg, followed by Singapore leg, and the finals in New Delhi.
  • It has a two-pronged campaign approach.
  • They are: "Just Code It" aimed at solutions through innovations in technology, product, software and data analysis, and "Just Solve It" aimed at innovative business ideas or sustainable solutions to transform mobility infrastructure through technology.
  • Move Hack is open to individuals from all nationalities. 
  • It is expected to unravel pioneering and ingenious solutions to pertinent mobility related challenges and pave the way for developing integrated, interconnected and inventive global community.

About the Hackathon Competition:

  • The top 30 teams from online submissions will travel to Singapore in September 2018 and will be mentored by a curated group of top experts advising the teams on a host of parameters including design improvement, business viability, technical solution and customer targeting and marketing.
  • Top 20 teams from Singapore leg will participate in the Final Round to be held in New Delhi later in September 2018.
  • The winners will be announced during the Move Summit 2018 organized by NITI Aayog on 7 and 8 September 2018 in New Delhi.
  • The awards of hackathon include recognizing top 10 winners with total prize of more than Rs. 2 crores.
  • The evaluations will be done by a jury comprising of subject matter experts, venture capitalists, business leaders and successful entrepreneurs.

Question:

Q. What is the name of the global mobility hackathon that NITI Aayog has launched to crowdsource solutions aimed at the future of mobility in India?
a. Move Hack
b. Mobility Hack
c. Transport Hack
d. None of the above
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1 comment:

  1. I am willing to participate in Move Hack. Where can I register for this hackathon ?

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