KSRM Organizes Sustainability Hackathon Boot Camp
KIIT School of Rural Management in association with the EDI, Ahmedabad and World trade Centre, Bhubaneswar hosted a Boot Camp (ground expert session) with a vision of aligning students focus to sustainable development in line with Sustainability Development Agenda of the G-20, initiated by India as the president of the group.
This Hackathon Challenge is being conducted across India to get 10000 qualified entries from various universities and B Schools. The boot camp was graced by Ms. Abha Mishra, Odisha State Head of UNDP; Mr Ashwini Rath CEO, Batoi Systems (P) Limited; Ms Nimeshika Natarajan, Assistant Director, WTC; Mr Durga Prasad Gouda, COO, AIC-Nalanda Institute of Technology; Dr Subrat Biswal, Regional Head EDI and Prof. Nishith Parida, Director KSRM.
The speakers deliberated upon the issue of ssustainability and its growing relevance for the world at large. Eighty innovative proposals on the theme were received for the next qualifying round where a regional winner would be decided. All these regional winners would participate in the national round which would be held in Ahmedabad. The successful proposals would be business rolled subsequently.