MAIT students won prizes in Smart India Hackathon (SIH18)
First prize of Rs one lakh under Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
B.Tech Students of MAIT won first prize at Smart India Hackathon (SIH18) under Ministry of Information and Broadcasting for the problem - Social Media Sentiment Analysis at the 36 hours grand finale held on 30-31 March at JCERC University, Jaipur nodal centre. Team Linguistic Pandas has total 6 student team members from different disciplines of engineering - Abhishek Popli-Team Leader (CSE), Vasu Gupta (IT), Saurabh Vyas (IT), Varunika Gupta (IT), Aayush Bajaj (IT), Deepak Jindal (CSE).
Students proposed a system that will scrap the social media handles to fetch authorized information and then analyze to understand feedback and sentiments of people who are reacting to it. After analysis, system will generate: Summary of the reactions (comments/tweets), Result as Positive, Neutral or Negative, and Data Insights and Graphs.
Students were presented trophy and cash prize of Rs One lakh by Col. Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Youth Affairs and Sports. A matching award of Rs One lakh was given by MATES Management committee to the winning team.
Innovation award of Rs 10,000 under Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation
B.Tech Computer Science Second year Students of MAIT won Innovation award at Smart India Hackathon (SIH18) under Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation for the problem -
APPLICATION FOR REPORTING ENCROACHMENT, POLLUTION OR REQUIREMENT OF RRR FOR WATER BODIES at the 36 hours grand finale held on 30-31 March at PSIT, Kanpur. Team Update 1.0 has total 6 student team members from second year CSE branch - Paras Rawat (Team Leader), Mayuri Gupta, Piyush Gupta, Yash Aggarwal, Mohit Soni, Akanksha Sood.
Students designed an app which would enable users to report any waste dumping, encroachment or need of RRR (Repair, Renovate, Restore) in the river. To this task they built an app that would enable user to report the problems mentioned above without revealing their identity. User just has to open the app and click some images of the scene. The rest is done by the image processing tool. It filters and sends the relevant images having highest confidence level to the ministry and marks the map with a red dot at the corresponding location.
Students were awarded trophy and a cash prize of Rs 10,000 by the Ministry. Cash prize of Rs 20,000 has been approved by the MATES Management committee to the winning team.