Prof. Prashant R. Nair, Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science & Engineering, Amrita School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore campus in South India has been recognized for his contribution as a judge for the prestigious Smart India Hackathon (SIH) 2020 software edition.
He evaluated student innovations for a problem statement of the government of India’s ministry of textiles.
SIH 2020, organized by the Ministry of Education, Government of India, has emerged as the largest hackathon and open innovation model worldwide. Over 400,000 students participated to solve some of the pressing problems faced by central and state government ministries, research agencies, and industries of India.
The highlight of SIH 2020 was an inspiring address by the Honorable Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi.