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30-hr Non-stop Hackathon on Road Safety


Hyderabad: Society for Cyberabad Security Council in collaboration with Cyberabad Police is organizing a 30 hour non-stop Hackathon on Road Safety and Traffic Management on October 19 and 20. The Hackathon starts at 9 AM on October 19 and ends at 5 PM on October 20.  Professionals, IT companies, Start ups, Traffic volunteers, NGOs, and students will participate in it. Startups from Hyderabad, Pune, Chandigarh, Bengaluru and Darbhanga in Bihar will be participating in this Hackathon.

            About the Hackathon: With the phenomenal growth in the IT Corridor, Traffic Management and Allied issues pose a significant challenge with the existing resources. The Hackathon is designed to tap young minds to explore creative ideas foe adoptable solutions for improving Road Safety and Traffic Management.

Specific challenges have been identified and listed under four major themes – Road Infra, Commuters Behavior, Transportation and Integrated Traffic Management (coordination between the Govt. Stake Holders).

A jury comprising of V C Sajjanar, IPS, Cyberabad Commissioner of Police,  Anil Kumar, IPS, Adl. Commissioner of Police – Traffic, Hyderabad,  S M Vijay Kumar, IPS, Dy. Commissioner of Police – Traffic, Cyberabad,  Krishna Yedula – General Secretary, SCSC,  Venkat Tankasala – Joint Secretary ( Traffic Forum ), SCSC,  Bharani Kumar Arol, Vice Chairman, SCSC, Mr. Murali Bollu, President, HYSEA,  Srikanth Srinivasan, CEO, NASSCOM, Technical Consultants, Professionals, etc., will be part of the monitoring body and selection process.

The qualified startups will be given continuous mentoring beyond the hackathon and presented during the National Conclave on Traffic which is scheduled on November 26, 2019. SCSC will continue to work with all the key stake holders in ensuring that the selected solutions are adopted and implemented by the concerned departments.   

The top solutions selected from the Hackathon will be given an opportunity to do a Pilot Project in the Cyberabad IT Corridor for four weeks and successful solutions will be exhibited in the Conclave on November 26 and will be felicitated in the Conclave and will be adopted by the Government Stake holders for improving the Road Safety.


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