As part of the Startup Eco-system Development program, NIC, IAMAI and Startup India collaborated to conduct Nation Wide Hackathon across seven cities of India and an online event.
Around 100 participants under 29 teams put up a great show in Chennai Hackathon at Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) Campus. Participants analysed and used the data at data.gov.in and build the apps for public ease.
Participants at Chennai Hackathon showcased their brilliance by developing Apps/Infographics primarily by use of Open Government Data around the themes of Drinking Water & Sanitation, Transport, Education, Crime and Health to a stage. Apps were evaluated by jury and selected for Prizes and future support/funding.