Hyderabad, Sunday: Innovation is and has been the thing for the millennials. Hack 4 Hyderabad is one such event, organised by Progress Works in partnership with IndianCEO. Students from different colleges participated in the hackathon and attended all the workshops conducted in those2days.
Balamurali Pandranki, founder, Porgressworks and Hack4 Hyderabad(https://hack4hyd.org/) ; addressed the student crowd explaining the gist of the event and what exactly is going to happen in the hackathon. Mukesh Chauhan of Technolexis, has enlightened the students with 3D printing technology and inspired them by showing them, in action, how a real-life 3D printer works. The first session was followed up by an intro to hackathon and ideation process.
After a great 24 hours of sleepless efforts, the final prototypes of the products were built and the closing ceremony stage was filled with dignitaries like Dr. Raadhika Ma’am, Dr. CH Prasad among others who gave a few amazing lines of inspiring talks and also gave away the prizes to the winners of all the events. The winner of the best design and prototype, the overall winners were E-Vitharan who were students from JNTU Sultanpur (D. Venkata Sai B. Rohith T. Anudeep Reddy D. Ray Narayana) who won a 5k cash prize from CV Corp. At the end of the workshop, the student crowd has finally come up with innovative solutions with alluring technologies to solve the city’s problems ranging from traffic to rations dealing.
All of the revenue generated by the event was given away in charity to ‘Save The Children’ by Bala Murali, founder, ProgressWorks.”It’s going to be even a bigger one next time’’ Said Mr.Murali.
The hackathon was also helped by Startup Carnival and Open Hardware Days.
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