Rackathon 2020

RACKATHON – 2020
(RAISONI ACADEMY RACKATHON)

NATIONAL LEVEL INNOVATION AND DESIGN COMPETITION
(A PLATFORM TO SHOW INNOVATIVE IDEAS)

About Rackathon

It is a 2 Day National Innovation and Design Competition.

IT IS MORE THAN A RACKATHON...

  • EMPOWERMENT BY MENTOR WHILE SOLVING PROBLEMS.
  • PRODUCING SOLUTION TO SOCIAL ISSUES.
  • RACKATHON A PIONEER TOWARDS A SMART SOCIETY.

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?

  • The RACKATHON-2020 is open for all diploma, undergraduate and post-graduate students from various affiliated institute.
  • Each team should have maximum 4 members.

Rounds of Participation: Two Rounds

Round 1: Prequalification Round

  • This round requires the teams to submit conceptualized solution/ideas which address the chosen problem statement.
  • Teams have to send an executive summary of their solution at rackathon2020@raisoni.net in the format available on website https://www.ghraet.raisoni.net/rackathon2020

Ideas will be shortlisted based on the following criteria:

  • Quality and innovative nature of idea
  • Utility of the idea
  • Compelling use of technologies and tools

Selected Teams for grand finale will get an opportunity to get a mentor.

Round 2. Grand Finale

  • Participants shortlisted from pre-qualification stage will be invited to build and present working prototypes of their solutions at a Grand Finale to be held at the G. H. Raisoni Academy of Engineering and Technology, Nagpur on 28th February, 2020.
  • Grand Finale will be a competition where teams have to build their prototype
  • Each team should bring raw material including hardware & Software required for the development of model.

Registration Fees

  • There are no registration fees for submitting conceptualized solution/ideas which address the chosen problem statement.
  • The registration fees for the selected team for Grand Finale is Rs. 200/- per team.

Problem Statements

ID Area of Problem Statement Detailed Problem Statement
PS01 Waste material recycling and utilization to help environment. To design a system that will help in recycling all types of waste material & an innovative way to utilize it for the betterment of the environment.
PS02 Low budget and effective solution to Rain water harvesting. To design a system that will provide a low cost implementing of Rain water harvesting at home, office, institutes, organization, public & private places with ease.
PS03 A cost effective solution using Solar system for electrical appliances. To design Solar system that can save energy for regular appliances. The system must be cost effective & easy to install.
PS04 Personalized BOT to reduce human effort. To design a BOT that will act on behalf of humans, could be in any field of technology or personal use. (Such as for Twitter, Facebook, mobile calls, etc.)
PSO5 Design & development of Drone vigilance using AI. By using Artificial Intelligence system design and implementing a drone that can keep vigilance in any public or private places.
PSO6 Smart billing system that brings multiple bills at one place. Any system in which all our home bills like electricity, water, cable, postpaid mobile bills are in one single page only & payable at one place.
PSO7 Smart sensor to alert users about the household purchase. To design the system in such a way that will tell user about the necessary home daily need purchases well in advance so that, they can be availed in advance.
PSO8 Complaint and monitoring system for citizens on Road maintains & Highway Road issues. A software application which is easy to install & use by common people for their issues on road maintains, which will be directly send to concern authorities for quick action.
PSO9 Collection and distribution of needful items to needy people through NGO's with minimum involvement. To design an application that can take care of to donate our used books, toys, cloths, remaining medicines, woolen cloths & any needy thing that can be easily provided to needy people by associating to some good NGOs.
PSO10 To detect & stop forwarding of any negative message/ videos on any social media site. A robust software application that will closely supervise & monitorforwarding of any negative message/ videos on any social media site.
PSO11 Comprehensive hygiene awareness solution in public places. An application that will make general awareness on all type of hygiene in public places with minimum efforts. Can involve many people for it.
PSO12 Common portal to display availability of large areas to organize / attain workshops, talks, seminars & etc. An application that is easy to install & use for advertising / searching the availability to organize / attain workshops, talks, seminars etc in public places at large.
PSO13 Smart Policing with modern technology. Developing & deploying smart policing system, this may have application development or may be any other innovative interface to provide smart policing solutions.
PSO14 Daily Medicine alert System for senior citizens. An application that will provide alert to take medicine & with its name, quantity etc.
PSO15 An automotive system to prohibit the traffic violations. A smart solution which will be responsible for smooth conduction of traffic rules & regulations.

Important Dates


Date Description

20/02/2020

24/02/2020 up to 12:00 noon

Submission of executive summary of their ideas for problem statement

22/02/2020

24/02/2020 upto 6:00 pm

Announcement of Selected ideas

28/02/2020

Grand Finale

29/02/2020

Closing Ceremony

Prizes

First Prize

Rs. 15,000

Second Prize

Rs. 10,000

Third Prize

Rs. 5,000
  • In addition, finalists with exceptionally high-impact solutions also stand the chance to get their ideas Incubated and Rewarded
  • Participation Certificate will be awarded to all members in team.

Accepted idea’s

Round-2 Shortlisted Participants list RACKATHON-2020

Registration Formats

Rackathon Leaflet

Rackathon Poster

Registration Form

Accommodation

Accommodation will be provided to outstation candidates with prior approval and first come first serve basis.

Venue

Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Hall

G H Raisoni Academy of Engineering and Technology, Nagpur(NAAC Accredited)

Shradha Park, 37-39/1,
HingnaWadi Link Road, MIDC, Nagpur,
Maharashtra,
India -440016

Contact Details

Convener

Dr. Vijay Gadicha : +91-9423622833
Prof. Amit Pimpalkar : +91-9881713450

Co-Convener

Prof. Tabassum Khan : +91-7522907525

Schedule

Rackathon 2020 Schedule

Rules & Regulations

Rules and Regulations

Terms and Conditions