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    AMRITA University faculty is evaluator for Toycathon 2021

    Dr. Prashant R. Nair, Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science & Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore campus has been recognized for his contribution as an evaluator for  Toycathon 2021.

    Toycathon is a national hackathon keynoted and inspired by the direction and vision of the honourable Prime Minister of India, Mr Narendra Modi for an Atmanirbhar Bharat i.e. self-reliant India.

    Toycathon 2021 is an inter-ministerial initiative organized by the Ministry of Education’s Innovation Cell with support from AICTE and various ministries with the objective to leverage student innovation to make self-reliant India’s toy market, which stands at 1.5 Billion USD and is primarily dominated by imported toys.

    In the past, Dr. Prashant has served as a mentor and evaluator for various national hackathons such as Smart India Hackathon hardware and software editions.