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Singapore India Hackathon 2019

Current context: The 2nd edition of the joint international hackathon ‘Singapore India Hackathon 2019’ will be held at IIT Madras from 28th to 29th September 2019.
Singapore India Hackathon 2019
  • The Singapore India Hackathon 2019 is an initiative of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi and is the 1st joint International hackathon between India and any other country.
  • The aim of the joint Hackathon is:
    • To develop innovative and out- of -the- box solutions for some of the daunting problems faced by our societies.
    • Promote engagement and collaboration of the student community in India with the rest of the world.
  • This year the Hackathon is focused on 3 themes:
    • Good Health and well-being
    • Quality Education
    • Affordable and Clean Energy
  • All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), MHRD’s Innovation Cell (MIC) along with Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore and NTUitive Pte Ltd are co-organizing the Hackathon.
  • The 1st edition of the Singapore India Hackathon was held at NTU, Singapore in 2018, based on the theme ‘Smart Campus’.
  • Each participating teams comprised of 3 students from India and 3 students from Singapore.
  • Prize money of $10,000 is given to the winner team, while the second, third and fourth winning teams will win $8,000, $6,000 and $4,000 respectively.

Question: 

Q.1 The 2nd edition of the ‘Singapore India Hackathon 2019’ will be held at?
a. IIT Madras
b. IIT Delhi
c. IIT Kanpur
d. IIT Kharagpur
Singapore India Hackathon 2019 Singapore India Hackathon 2019 Reviewed by Neha Verma on September 27, 2019 Rating: 5

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