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Hackathon Newsletter-October ,2017

Dear OGD Platform Users,

October month sighted various dynamic activities at OGD Platform with "#OpenGovDataHack",rolled out in cities like Delhi, Jaipur, Patna, Bhubaneswar, Chennai and Hyderabad. Odisha has also joined Open Data Ecosystem and launched Open Government Data Portal Odisha https://odisha.data.gov.in.

Launch of Open Government Data Portal Odisha

On 17th October 2017 Chief Secretary Shri Aditya Prasad Padhi inaugurated the Open Government Data Portal Odisha in presence of Shri Ashok K. Meena, Commissioner cum Secretary IT, Shri Rudra Narayan Palai, Spl Secretary, Electronics & IT, Government of Odisha, Smt Nandita Chaudhri, DDG, NIC and Smt Alka Mishra, Sr TD & Head, OGD team, NIC , New Delhi

#OpenGovDataHack Onsite City Challenge Concluded in 7 Cities

National Informatics Centre (NIC), in association with IAMAI & StartUp India has organized Hackathon - "#OpenGovDataHack",for Students, Entrepreneurs, Innovators, Start-ups, Developers and Community to create unique and innovative service delivery Applications & Info-Graphics to foster innovation.

Phase Ι of Hackathon has completed its Onsite City Challenge. Following are interesting insights of challenges held during city hack.

Hyderabad, Telangana

Hackathon

04-05 Nov 17

Onsite City Hackathon concluded at JNTU Campus Hyderabad. The 24 hours event showcased girl power as many girls participated and won prizes.

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Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Hackathon

28-29 October 2017

Around 100 participants under 29 teams put up a great show in Chennai Hackathon at VIT Campus.

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Bhubaneswar, Odisha

Hackathon

28-29 Oct 17

KIIT University hosted the Bhubaneswar edition of the Hackathon. 55 teams and about 200 members have participated in the 24 hours event.

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Patna, Bihar

Hackathon

14-15 Oct 17

IIT Patna hosted the Challenge and 36 teams with 112 members participated in Hackathon. Student from IIT, NIT, LNMI, etc have participated. Bihar Entrepreneurs Association members also took participation.

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Jaipur, Rajasthan

Hackathon

07-08 October 2017

73 participants from 21 teams participated in Jaipur edition of #OpenGovDataHack at Vivekananda Global University. Teams from Udaipur, Mount Abu, Bhopal, etc were part of the Challenge.

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Delhi, (NCR)

Hackathon

07-08 October 2017

IIC, University of Delhi hosted the Delhi edition of the Hackathon. 44 teams with 146 members have participated. Teams from Haryana, Uttar Pradesh have also participated in the 24 hours event.

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Surat, Gujrat

Hackathon

23-24 September 2017

141 participants under 40 teams put up a great show in Surat edition of the Hackathon at SVNIT Campus.

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Upcoming Online Challenge

Registrations start from 7th November

After completion of #OpenGovDataHack Onsite City Challenge, now it's time for Online Challenge where any Indian citizen can register and participate (see participation) at event.data.gov.in.

This 24 hrs online challenge involves Apps and Infographics development primarily by use of Open Government Data. The Hackathon is scheduled for 25-26 November 2017.For further details check out challenge page

Participate and stay tuned for online challenge by visiting event.data.gov.in.


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