Centre awards Guru Nanak Institute of Technology (GNIT) with rupees One Lakh Kolkata, 12th September, 2020: Guru Nanak Institute of Technology under JIS College of Engineering won the Champion’s title in the 4th Edition of Smart India Hackathon 2020, Software Edition, SIH-2020 Initiated by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) under the aegis of Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Govt.of India.
Smart India Hackathon 2020 is a digital product development competition involving all technological institutes in India with a reach of approximately 2,50,000 Engineering and Technology college students all across India. This competition challenges students to think out of the box and innovate on smart applications development that will help address major real time problems in our country.
SIH 2020, Grand Finale was inaugurated by Hon’ble HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank and Hon’ble Minister of State Sanjay Dhotre in the presence of Prof. Anil Sahasrabudhe, Chairman, AICTE; Amit Khare, Secretary, MHRD, Dr. Rajiv Kumar, Member Secretary, AICTE and eminent stalwarts from the industry. The GNIT Students also got the opportunity to do a live interaction Hon’ble Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi.
Guru Nanak Institute of Technology has secured its place among 2,50,000 Engineering Colleges across India. The Grand Finale was held in August through digital platform. This is the second time that they have been awarded by Rs, 1, 00,000 (One Lakh only) from MHRD, Govt. of India like previous year.
“We congratulate all the administrative staff, faculty members and students whose hard work has finally shown results. This is the second time that the young talents have participated from across India. Data Pirates team came up with the solution of the Honourable Prime Minister’s initiative Alag Udhyog: An Indian Job & Educational Portal promoting ‘Make in India’, ‘Startup India’, ‘Mudra Yojna’, ‘Digital India’, Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan complying with the new normal Innovative ideas and advanced laboratory collaboration with industries making it possible to achieve these prestigious Championship,” said Sardar Taranjit Singh, Managing Director, JIS Group Educational Initiatives
About JIS: JIS Group is the largest educational conglomerate in Eastern India. It was the brainchild of Late Sardar Jodh Singh, which now has more than 30 educational institutes along with over 140 courses and more than 37000 enrolled students in various academic fields. The Group is dedicated to nurture research and knowledge initiatives, to empower students with education and employment opportunities, to establish worldwide network with industry and to entrust the enterprise as well as charge its students with social responsibilities.