KCG Women’s Coding Club had organized a Mini Hackathon for girl students on 9.3.19 (Saturday). The event started with a formal inauguration by Principal Dr. G Prabhakaran. He addressed the students with the importance of programming and coding skills. Dr SumathiPoobal , Vice Principal addressed the gathering with a note on women empowerment and Dr.Sarukesi, Academic Dean briefed about the importance of participating in such events.
The contest started at 10.30 am, the girl students from most of the departmentregistered and participated in the event. Around 73 students (22 Teams) had participated. In Fore noon session, students were asked to solve 5 problems and in afternoon session they were asked to design a responsive Website with a theme on Opening Coding Landscape to Women.
Ms Manimeglai / System Engineer and Ms Aswathy System Engineer, Infosys Limitedcame as mentor cum judges. They had evaluated the contest. The valedictory function started at 3.00 pm. The judges shared the industry expectation and views of the event. Finally judges announced the result. First prize was received by Pavithra S, Rammya S, NasreenBanu of first year CSE. The second prize was bagged by Lavanya, Jahnavi, AnuAbarna of First Year IT. The third prize was received by Fathima, Arthy, Dharani of third year. In order to motivate the students, the club has given a special award for 4th and 5th position too.