March 2, 2019 @ 10:15 am – March 3, 2019 @ 2:00 pm

Venue: Sagar Institute of Research &Technology, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

The Grand Finale of Smart India Hackathon Software Edition 2019 took place for 2 days from March 02-03 at 48 different centres across the country.

As per the statement of HRD Higher Education Secretary R Subramanian last year SIH had 7,400 entries and over one lakh students. This SIH 2019 had more than 52,000 entries from over 34,000 teams from over two lakh students.

The team “Hack-Red” from the ECE& CSE departments of KCG College of Technology made it to the grand finale of the Smart India Hackathon under the theme “High Impact –Low Cost” , Problem statement given by Industry -Flucon. The team was one among the 1300 teams who reached the grand finale.

The team of 6 members consisted of Jayaroopini (8A, ECE), Krithika (8A,ECE), Monisha (8A,ECE), Vijayakumar (6B,CSE), Sharen (6B,CSE), and Satyam (4B,CSE). The team was mentored by Dr. Thulasi Bai, Head of the Department/ECE and Dr.R.DhanalakshmiProfessor/CSE. The team had their centre Sagar Institute of Research &Technology , Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh.

The 2 day Hackathon  began with a video conference with the HRD Higher Education Secretary R Subrahmanyamof Smart India Hackathon 2019 and inaugurated by the Hon’bleHuman Resource Development (HRD) Minister Mr.PrakashJavadekar. The Organising Secretary of Smart India Hackathon 2019,Ms. Sakshi Agrawal (Executive Director & Development Sagar Group of Institutions, Bhopal (MP), India)  other Media people  came to take a look at the products on day 2 & 3. There were several rounds of evaluation and the judges gave suggestions to improvise the module.

The Hack –Red team presented a MobileApp , a web page along with the API for screening the anemia using a Non invasive technique . Anaemia continues to be a major public health problem at all ages worldwide and about 24.8% of the total population is affected.The greatest number of individuals affected is pregnant women (41.8%) which may become the underlying case of maternal mortality and perinatal mortality. This App helps in mass screening for detecting the presence of anemia in both rural and urban community. It not only just screens anemia but also suggest remedies to overcome anemia. A chatbotwas created to communicate with the users which can reduce the communication barrier between doctor and patients.The judgesappreciated the low cost – high impact Mobile App developed that can be used to overcome language and cultural barriers between doctors and Patients.