Welcome to VEC A National Level Hackathon - 2023 Final Round

Call For innovative ideas

Towards A Safe and Sustainable Construction of Society Using Advanced Technology
Duration :- 120days (10th August - 10th November 2023)

About Vaagdevi Engineering College

Vaagdevi Engineering College, known to be a reputable & one of the best engineering colleges in Telangana is established in the year 2008 and sponsored by Viswambhara Educational Society (Estd. In the year 1993). the students of rural background. Since its commencement, Vaagdevi Engineering College has produced more than 5000 engineering graduates who are technically sound in their fields, thus enjoying the enviable reputation among the top engineering colleges in Telangana. The institution has been constantly growing in every aspect including infrastructure, placements and strength of students. The campus is located in a sprawling area of 10 acres with picturesque surroundings prevailing serene and calm atmosphere. It is situated on the Khammam highway about 10 km from Warangal railway station. Today, Vaagdevi Engineering College is known for its academic excellence among top engineering colleges with well-planned classrooms, well-equipped laboratories, seminar halls, an auditorium with 600 seating capacity and built-in audio-visual aids and good sports facilities along with a gymnasium. The campus is Wi-Fi enabled with excellent infrastructure and well-designed buildings with aesthetic beauty you expect from the best engineering college in Warangal.

About Smart bridge

SMARTBRIDGE is an edTech organization with a vision to bridge the gap between academia & industry. Our outcome-based experiential learning programs on emerging technologies (Internet of Things, Machine Learning, Data Science, Artificial Intelligence, Robotics) are building skilled entry – level engineers, for the corporate world. SmartBridge is in mission to build technology communities in academia to encourage students towards innovation & entrepreneurship. Since inception, we have trained thousands of students, faculty and working professionals on emerging technologies via technical bootcamps, hackathons, Summer & Winter Internship Programs.

About Hackathon23

A National Level Hackathon calls on the students from various engineering colleges to come up with innovative ideas for the problem statements. There are 3 rounds in the hackathon and only a few teams progress to the next stages only to compete against the top 10-15 teams in the finals which will be held at VEC, Warangal. Each round will test you on how a small and innovative idea is shaped and brought into implementation. In the end, the finalists will have the ultimate chance to put their innovative brains to the exhibit, vying for handsome prizes and a chance to intern.

Are you the kind of person who will not rest until a solution is found? Do challenges excite you? Bringing you hackathons that will tickle the left and right sides of your brain at the same time. An excellent way to stimulate your creative and problem-solving abilities. Give this Hackathon a try if you feel that you can seamlessly translate your concept into an executable solution and contribute to a better society.

  1. Railway Transportation Safety :Participants are required to brainstorm and develop solutions to tackling issues in rail network infrastructure. Possible innovations (but not limited to) could be mechanisms to efficiently and effectively identify defects in rail infrastructure, conduct a rail survey, identify accident-prone areas and map them which can help authorities to come up with recommendations

  2. Optimizing Food Recycling :Everyday, tones of food in urban cities is thrown away because they could not be consumed by expiry. Food wastage has not only has a great impact on the environment, but also could have been better used to feed communities in need. Create a platform that connects food suppliers(restaurants, grocery, stores, catering services) with local food banks and non-profit organizations.

  3. Health Care augmentation / Infrastructure / Community Health / Medicine / Health care devices :Providing Health Care services to old aged people with the adoption of Technology and Healthcare solutions. To develop Mobile health services across rural areas, flood affected areas and emergency services. To provide solutions how community health in terms of child malnutrition is solved, women health and sanitation for rural and urban areas with low cost-effective health solution.

  4. Contribution to Clean Water / Clean Energy / Sustainable cities / Climate action :To develop the rising issue of water table of a Cities. To segregate the municipal wastes of a city through segregation technique and concepts. To develop solutions for the water logging problems during floods in different cities. Application of green building solutions as an element for sustainable solutions for home and real estate. To provide solution model for safeguarding low lying areas in case of leakage of Dam water / Artificial flood with technology used cases.

  5. Smart Education :To develop solutions for providing online education to part time workers / house wives so that the elementary education is provided for teaching their children. To develop students to adopt start up education in the underdeveloped areas through the use of training and coaching. To provide a solution App for providing training for all kinds of learning -example: learning to play guitar, keyboard, vocabulary, learning foreign languages considering the trend of the students learning.

 

ROUND 1

Presents idea for the Problem Statement to team leaders or teams Single Point of Contact

  1. The round one starts from the day of registration and last till 10th August 2023.
  2. The idea submission should be in the form of a single page/ppt. – In this step, the team will demonstrate or emphasize more how their idea will be effective and solve the issue.
  3. The team leader should submit their single-page ppt/doc/pdf to the VECHACKATHON online portal
  4. The deadline to submit a 1-page ppt/doc is 10th August 2023.
  5. The teams advanced for round 2 will be announced on 31st Aug 2023.

Start Date  –  10th Aug2023

End Date   –  31st Aug 2023

ROUND 2

Detailed explanation on approach to idea

  1. This will be an online event where the selected teams will be asked to explain their Team ideas via zoom meeting.
  2. VECHACKATHON will be sending a meeting invitation to the teams and each team will have 5-7 minutes to introduce their team and explain their approach to implement the solution.
  3. The Deadline for this round is 15th September 2023 and the finalists will be announced based on the number of teams shortlisted.

Start Date –  15th Sep 2023

End Date –   10th Oct 2023

 ROUND 3

Presentation in Vaagdevi Engineering College, Warangal Campus.

 

  1. The selected top 10 to15 teams are invited to VEC Campus on 10th November 2023(Tentative) to make a final presentation.
  2. Teams will demonstrate their working model (software or Hardware) to the judges.
  3. 3 teams will be selected as winners

GUIDELINES

● A team should consist of 3 to a maximum of 5 students.
● Each team should select a team leader and the selected team leader must register his team using the portal. Team leader is nominated as single point of contact.
● On successful registration, VECHACKTHON will send the team leader their team ID which will be handy in the next steps.
● The teams can start working or brainstorming the problem statements once they get the team id from VECHACKTHON, if not then reach out to VECHACKTHON support team.
● Teams can develop either software/hardware/both models for the problem statements. This must be demonstrated in the VEC, campus if the team is selected for the final stage.
● Teams should name their files using the team ID , while they are uploading documents in Round 1 and Round 2 using the VECHACKATHON portal.

HOW TO REGISTER

  1. Click on the given registration link .
  2. Make sure that you are ready with personal details, payment receipts and mentor information for successful registration.
  3. Fill in all the mandatory fields.
  4. Now you will receive acknowledgement of your registration.                                           **Registration Fee:300/-**

TIME LINE

ROUND 1:

Start Date : 10th Aug 2023

End Date : 31st Aug 2023

ROUND 2:

Start Date : 15th Sep 2023

End Date : 10th Oct 2023

ROUND 3:

FINAL ROUND 

10th Nov 2023(Tentative)

Contact Details

Faculty Convenor:
Dr.Kalyanapu Srinivas - 9885969431

Head Of the Department:
Dr.R.Naveen Kumar (CSE) - 8008496707
Dr.K.Sharmila (CSD) - 9885777366

Principal:
Dr.P.Prasad Rao

Student Co-ordinators:
Yeshwanth Edla - 9347273383
HariKrishna - 9908893690
Mounika Kanukuntla - 9398969989

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