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Code for Clean Water Hackathon

BlobCity

Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 10:00 AM - Sunday, February 24, 2019 at 4:00 PM (IST)

Code for Clean Water Hackathon

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We challenge participants to create innovative applications using latest technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, IoT, Machine Learning to help solve the world's growing water challenges.

PURPOSE

To crowdsource ideas to track wastewater reuse by several entities and incentivise the entities that do so.

 

PROBLEM STATEMENT

Use AI, ML, IoT and other latest technologies to track and enforce wasterwater reuse. Use IoT meters for automatic data capture in combination with AI & ML models to detect meter tampering and data fraud. Build trust in system by facilitating data and enforcing transparency.

 

#CODEFORCLEANWATER

Contribute your coding skills to help solve the world's water challenges. Your solution maybe chosen for real-life implementation in the state of Maharashtra and if successful maybe implemented globally in multiple countries. 

 

ORGANISERS

This Hackathon is organised by the Maharashtra Water Multi-Stakeholder Platform, which is a public-private-civil society partnership launched through a Government of Maharashtra resolution in May 2017. As a part of this activity, 2030 Water Resources Group (hosted at The World Bank) and the Maharashtra Water Resources Regulatory Authority (MWRRA) are managing a workstream titled “Wastewater Reuse and Management”. 2030 WRG secretariat, along with MWRRA and a key private sector partner - the Bombay Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) are managing this Hackathon.

 

Prizes


 

In addition, each winning team receives $1000 credits from DigitalOcean. All registered teams receive $100 credit from DigitalOcean to help with infrastructure needs for demonstrating a proof of concept. 

 

BENEFITS

  1. Global connect with fellow participants and mentors
  2. Industry connection and opportunity to pitch their idea to an expert jury panel
  3. Rs 1,75,000 in cash prizes awarded to winners
  4. $100 DigitalOcean cloud credits to all participating teams
  5. $1000 DigitalOcean cloud credits to each of the 3 winning teams
  6. Opportunity to Code for a Cause and contribute in addressing water challenges across the globe
  7. Opportunity to work with authorities to put their ideas into real-life implementations

HOW TO PARTICIPATE

Register for the event and reach the venue by 10:00 am. Carry your laptop and do not forget to carry your chargers. We will provide you with an awesome space to code, mentoring sessions, expert guidance, Wi-Fi of 300Mbps, tea/coffee and food throughout the hacking session. 


You can participate as a team of one, or build a team of upto 4 individuals.The competition is open to contestants from India and member countries of the World Bank (see: www.worldbank.org/countries).

 

Venue

WeWork Raheja Platinum,

Sag Baug Road, off Andheri-Kurla Rd, Marol,

Andheri East. Mumbai 400059

 

MENTORS & JURY PANEL

 

Prabhakar Jayakumar

Prabhakar Jayakumar
Country Director, India, DigitalOcean

Suman Majumdar

Suman Majumdar
Chief Sustainability Officer, JSW

 

Prasad Modak

Prasad Modak
Executive President, EMC

Mahesh Patankar

Mahesh Patankar
2030 WRG

 

Ajith Radhakrishnan

Ajith Radhakrishnan
Country Coordinator, India, 2030 WRG

Mohan Ram

Mohan Ram
Senior Partnerships Manager, DigitalOcean

 

Nita Sarang

Nita Sarang
Delivery Excellence, Tata Consultancy Services

Sanket Sarang

Sanket Sarang
CTO @ BlobCity


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

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WeWork
Raheja Platinum, Sag Baug Road,
off Andheri - Kurla Road, marol, Andheri East.
Mumbai, MH 400059
India

Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 10:00 AM - Sunday, February 24, 2019 at 4:00 PM (IST)


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