NEC Hackathon: Digitalizing Rural Education

At NEC, we believe and practice embracing open innovation by integrating technology and expertise to create the ICT enabled society of tomorrow. NEC has conducted various hackathons aiming at resolving social challenges in India through technology and in continuation to that we are going to hold another hackathon focussing on Digitalizing Rural Education.

Through the hackathon, NEC would like the participants to identify the challenges, analyse them and develop a solution approach using technology for the challenges analysed.

Background: About NEC & CSC

Common Service Centres (CSC) scheme is one of the mission mode projects under the Digital India Programme. CSCs are the access points for delivery of essential public utility services, social welfare schemes, healthcare, financial, education and agriculture services, apart from host of B2C services to citizens in rural and remote areas of the country.

NEC Technologies India (NECTI), a wholly owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation, and CSC e-Governance Services India Ltd (CSC SPV) tie up for development and delivery new digital services to approximately 900 million citizens living in rural areas of India.

CSC has been very instrumental in providing digital education services to the Semi-urban & Rural population of India (all age groups). CSC believes in harnessing the power of ICT to support Digital literacy/ learning management systems at low cost with effective teaching methods.

Please refer to the submission guidelines here.

Main Prizes

First Prize
INR 2,50,000

Second Prize
INR 1,50,000

Third Prize
INR 1,00,000