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NIC, IEEE and Oracle announce virtual hackathon

Building on the guidance received from the Prime Minister of India and under the aegis of the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), Government of India, National Informatics Centre (NIC), IEEE and Oracle today announced a virtual hackathon, Gov-TechThon 2020 (October 30 – November 1, 2020), to incubate new ideas, boost innovation and use technology in agriculture and allied sectors.

Gov-TechThon 2020 will be facilitated by IEEE Computer Society, a trusted voice for engineering, computing and technology information. IEEE is the world’s largest technical professional organization, dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity.

The virtual hackathon is open to students, working professionals, startups, freelance technologists, faculty, and IT services firms in India. Shortlisted teams will operate virtually.During the hackathon, they will receive mentorship and advice from domain experts from NIC, IEEE Computer Society,Oracle and experts from the Ministry of Agriculture, Education and Transportation – Government of ...

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