A hackathon was conducted at JK Lakshmipat University (JKLU), Jaipur on 3rd Oct, 2019. The event named Buildathon was launched with mission- to find innovations which can challenge various social issues and solutions that impact the society.Build-a-thon was conducted in collaboration with IEEE Rajasthan and saw an overwhelming response. The event also received support from Atal Incubation Center at JKLU and Vorac Innovations lab, Jaipur. A total of 21 teams participated in the one-day event comprising of 11 teams of JKLU and 10 teams from other colleges. There were various interesting projects, few of these being: AI-based Health Advisory System, Smart Irrigation System, Women Safety Appliances, Pothole Detector for two Wheelers, Energy from Biowaste, Waste Recycling, Road Traffic Management and many more ideas and implementations.
1st prize (Rs. 12,000) awarded to project Smart Dustbin by by Geetanjali Institute of Technical Studies, Udaipur
2nd prize (Rs. 8000)awarded to Alcohol Detection System by Manipal University Jaipur
3rd prize (Rs. 5000) awarded to Women Safety Shoes by B.V.B Vidyashram Jaipur
The event was coordinated by Dr. Amit Sinhal and Dr. Devika Kataria. Many students volunteered for the event from across all the batches.