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Madhapur: Hackathon on village problems from Feb 1

Madhapur: Hackathon on village problems from Feb 1
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Telangana Social Welfare Residential Educational Institutions Society (TSWREIS) has embarked on a new edition of Mega Hackathon, one of India’s biggest school Hackathon on village problems and problems in communities surrounding TSWREIS schools in the State. The Hackathon will be held on February 1.

Madhapur: Telangana Social Welfare Residential Educational Institutions Society (TSWREIS) has embarked on a new edition of Mega Hackathon, one of India's biggest school Hackathon on village problems and problems in communities surrounding TSWREIS schools in the State. The Hackathon will be held on February 1.

The Hackathon involves 5,000 students from marginalized backgrounds and 60% of them girls. It will be held simultaneously at 25 locations across Telangana on February 1. The locations include Chilkoor, Ibrahimpatnam, Shamshabad, Mahendra Hills, Narsingi, Hayatnagar, Medchal, Saroornagar, RK Puram, Chevella, Choutuppal, Manakondur, Choppadandi, Karimnagar (Alugunoor), Wardhannapet at Madikonda, Warangal West, Thrimalayapalem, Dhanvaigudem, Palvanch, Kondapur, Adilabad, Itikyala, Siddipet, Bhongir and Dharmaram.

This was organised under the unique concept "Mission Code" introduced in TSWREIS. Project Mission Code is an initiative to encourage both boys and girls learn software coding and leverage technology for problem solving. Thus, students learn both to leverage technologies to solve day-to-day problems and develop analytical skills.

The students of TSWRIES schools are on a mission to develop villages motivated by its Secretary Dr R. S. Praveen Kumar, , and with the help of their knowledge and new computer programming they have learnt – from the Mission Code program through which theschool-going kids are helping farmers and villagers solve their problems.

The hackathon is all about coming out with workable solutions to solve rural problems and problems in Villages and Communities surrounding TSWREIS schools. So that students have practical and hands-on experience.

It will be organised by Secure Space, a city-based startup engaged in Tech Content Development. It will be organized in association with Sunitha Infovision Ltd and CST (Centinel Spark Technologies).

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