“G.E.S’s R.H. Sapat College of engineering, Nashik Won First Prize in Smart India Hackathon 2017”

The final year Students of Computer Engineering from Gokhale Education Society’s R. H. Sapat College of Engineering, Management studies and Research has won first prize of worth Rs. 1 Lac in the grand finale in ‘Smart India Hackathon 2017’ organized by AICTE in association with MHRD, New Delhi which was concluded at BVB college KLE university Hubbli, Karnataka on 2nd April 2017.

The HACKATHON 2017 focused on the problems of social importance identified by 29 ministries and departments of the government. They identified 598 problems, which were responded by 7,531 teams consisting of approximately 42,000 students. 1,266 teams of 10,000 participants were shortlisted for the finale. The code development runs for stretch 36 hours from 1st April 8 a.m. to 2nd April 8.00 p.m.

The team consisting of Prabhanjan V. Padhey (Team Leader), Kaustubh A. Joshi, Geetanjali B. Deore, Ankita D. Aher, Yogita H. Kasar, Shubham B. Bhokare with two mentors Prof. Swapnil V. Ghorpade, and Prof. Gaurav K. Bhamare. The team has got valuable guidance by Prof. N.V. Alone as SPOC and Prof. Gayatri A. Dhamne as Coordinator. The team worked on Problem statement ” Geographical location and identification of medicinal plants” given under the Ministry of Department of Ayush.

Our Management Prof. P.M. Deshpande , Project Director and Mr. Shailesh Gosavi, Executive Director remains always the source of inspiration for the whole team. Principal Dr. P.C Kulkarni and Head of the Department Dr. D. V. Patil gave their immense support for this event.

Heartiest Congratulations to Team HACKETHON!!!!