Smart India Hackathon 2022
Share your problems and get them solved by students across India
Smart India Hackathon (SIH) 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.
Smart India Hackathon (SIH) is a nationwide initiative by Ministry of Education’s Innovation Cell to provide students a platform to solve the pressing problems of the government, ministries, departments, industries and other organizations. It has been acclaimed as the world’s biggest open innovation model and inculcates the culture of product innovation and problem-solving among students. It also aligns their interest towards innovation and entrepreneurship. Smart India Hackathon 2022 software edition grand finale was scheduled to be held from 25th to 26th August 2022. The hackathon had witnessed huge participation from Ministries, Departments, PSUs, and private organizations in providing problem statements.
Overall, SIH 2022 has offered 476 problem statements received from 62 organizations. More than 15,000 students had participated in this year’s SIH finale. The teams had travelled to the assigned nodal Centre and solved respective problem statements at the finale. As part of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations, the Ministry of Education’s Innovation Cell and All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has identified 75 higher educational institutes/ incubators as SIH nodal centers to host SIH and facilitate an environment to conduct the hackathon in its well defined and established format. At each nodal Centre, an officer designated by the Ministry of Education’s Innovation Cell will monitor and preside over the proceeding during the entire duration of the finale.