Bhubaneswar: Two groups of students from C.V Raman, Odisha have bagged the first position in the just concluded Smart India Hackathon 2020, Software Edition.
The two winning groups are NEXAS and BRANIACS_1.0. NEXAS was led by Sourav Mishra with Satyabrata Pal, Shrisha Agarwala, Abhilasha Panda, Abhishek Das, Binit Kumar from CSE Department as members.
Nexas and Braniacs_1.0 emerged winners by solving two live problems of the governments of Madhya Pradesh and Uttarakhand respectively.
Team Nexas developed an app for filing online FIR with high degree of security and all the required information to facilitate hassle-free FIR linking with Aadhaar card of the complaint/victim.
Braniacs_1.0 developed an app-based career counselling software for school level students, graduates and drop-outs to provide assistance in career guidance, Personality Test, Language Translation and a lot more.
Both the teams were awarded a cash prize of Rs 1 lakh each.
As many as 1081 teams participated in the final round of the Smart India Hackathon, Software Edition this year.
The winning teams and their mentors, Surendra Kumar Nanda and Tushar Kanti Dash were lauded by the Founder and president of CGU, Odisha Sanjib Kumar Rout, Acting VC Prof Bhabes Bhattacharya and students & staff of CGU.