- The ‘IITM Pravartak Datathon 2023 Grand Challenge’ involved IIT Madras students competing with their peers on developing cutting-edge solutions to real-world problems
IIT Madras Pravartak Technologies Foundation organised a two-days hackathon on emerging technologies on Sunday and Monday (13th and 14th August 2023) for students.
The ‘IITM Pravartak Datathon 2023 Grand Challenge’ involved IIT Madras students competing with their peers on developing cutting-edge solutions to real-world problems. The event was held in Hybrid Mode. The top five teams were given prize money with certificates for all participants.
Several IIT Madras pre-final year students undertook an optional virtual internship programme on emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Machine Language, Data Science, Cybersecurity and Product Management, among other fields, between May and July 2023. The training sessions were conducted by IIT Madras Pravartak Technologies Foundation & their skilling partners in relevant technologies, followed by an industry expert mentored project.
As part of this internship program, this hackathon on emerging technologies (Datathon) was conducted by GUVI, an IIT Madras-incubated start-up. The Datathon involved long hours of collaboration, creativity and coding with IIT Madras from diverse Engineering branches coming together to address real-world challenges.
The IITM Pravartak Technologies is a Section 8 Company housing the Technology Innovation Hub on Sensors, Networking, Actuators and Control Systems. It is funded by Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, under its National Mission on Interdisciplinary Cyber-Physical Systems and hosted by IIT Madras.