The undertaking of The Digital India Mission prescribed by of Indian Government of the Government is to enable every Indian citizen with the advancements of technology by implementing digital transformation. With the collaboration of the leading tech company, Intel, Indian Government is now looking forward to fulfil this vision by developing an innovative civilisation and ecosystem of technology, and to guide technological advancements on the way to solving the basic issues of the country. And to carry out the mission successfully, Intel is arranging a competition called “Intel and DST-Innovate for Digital India Challenge 2.0” and today, the top ten finalists for the competition were declared.
This Challenge will be endorsed by MyGov and Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (“MeitY”). Moreover, the competition will be anchored by one of India’s largest incubators T– Hub Foundation, Hyderabad.
The shortlisted members offered by the ten tech savvies are likely to speed up the running projects in the sectors of smart cities, maintainability, healthcare, and agriculture. The chosen and winning teams and companies will influence Intel architecture (iA) to crate their prototyped solutions that incorporate Internet of Things (IoT), data analytics, open data, cloud technology, devices and/or connectivity which will be aimed to solve India’s grassroots issues. The selected groups will progress to the eight-week “NanoAccelerator” program at the T-Hub start-up hatchery in Hyderabad, said Intel, while announcing the name of the top ten finalists.
As previously reported, each winning team, under “Intel and DST-Innovate for Digital India Challenge 2.0” program will be given a scholarship up to Rs 3 lakh which will be used for developing minimum viable products (MVPs) based on iA. They will also get the accessibility to engineering backup and hardware tools from Intel, Intel Maker Lab in Bengaluru and the IoT Lab at T-Hub in Hyderabad.