Chandigarh,02.12.19-Chandigarh Police organized the First Hackathon event scheduled from 30th November 2019 to 1st December 2019 at Multimedia Hall, at Police lines, Sector 26, Chandigarh. The event was sponsored by Stellar Data Solutions (P) Ltd, NVIDIA and HDFC Bank. Sh Shashank Anand, SSP/Security & Traffic, Chd have inaugurated the event on 30th November, 2019.

The main motive of the Hackathon event is to encourage creative problem solving, drive innovation, promote a collaborative work environment, providing opportunity and exposure to technical enthusiasts and networking. All the participants of this Hackathon event have been asked to select the Problem Statements from the topics given like Cyber Parenting, CyberPatrol, DarkWebCrawler, Malware Analysis. Speech-to-Text and Penetration Testing.

In this Hackathon event total 58 students/professional from different Universities & companies i.e. Chandigarh University, Chitkara University (Rajpura and Buddi), Rayat and Bahra University, UIET, PEC, IIT Ropar, Shoolini University, MM University, Guru Gobind Singh College of Technology and various other college/Universities from Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pardesh and other states like Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Bihar, Uttar Pardesh, Uttrakhand, Delhi, J&K & Rajasthan have participated.

After a marathon coding time of 36 hours & Evaluation round of approx. 7 hours top three winners have been selected, who have developed prototypes on some excellent ideas.

First Prize: Rs 1lakh& laptop to Karan, Harnoor & Reetik (From Chandigarh University) has worked & demonstrated the prototype of Sketch to Picture tool.

Second Prize: Rs 50,000 & programme kit to Lavisha & Lavisha (From Chitkara University) has worked on Malware Analysis & Speech-to-Text functional prototype.

Third Prize: Rs 25000 & programme kit to Dhananjay, Shivam & Ansh (From Rohtak, Gurugram& Lucknow). All these three are students of Class XI and they have developed prototype on Cyber Patrolling.

Participation certificates have been given to all participants