ASEAN-INDIA Hackathon 2021: DIAT student Madhu Raut makes the cut
Pune: Madhu Raut, a student of M Tech Cyber Security at the CSE department of Defense Institute of Advanced Technology (DIAT) has been selected for ASEAN-INDIA Hackathon 2021. It will be a 36 hours’ hackathon being conducted among 10 ASEAN countries and INDIA towards closer economic development through collaboration in education, science and technology.
Madhu was also one of the team members of winning team Smart India Hackathon (SIH-2020) last year. She has successfully cleared the technical test and interview conducted by the Ministry of Education Innovation Cell of India.
Smart India Hackathon 2020 was a nationwide platform where a team of students from various engineering colleges competed to solve real world problem statements. Team Age of Ultron from DIAT emerged as the winner of the problem statement MS331 given by the government of Madhya Pradesh.
All winners of SIH 2020 were nominated for the selection procedure of ASEAN India hackathon 2021. Around 1300 students appeared for the technical test conducted followed by an interview and after rigorous procedure, around 50 students selected across the country.
Madhu Raut will be representing India in her team of 6, having other members from Singapore, Vietnam, Thailand and Philippines. The ASEAN-INDIA hackathon is scheduled to be held from 1st to 4th February 2021. The DIAT team was guided by Dr Sunita Dhavale of CSE Department.