Udupi, Apr 6: Manipal Institute of Technology (MIT), Manipal, in association with MAHE-ISAC Center of Excellence for Cyber Security conducted a 12-hour internal hackathon. The top 10 teams of the internal hackathon will be competing at the KAVACH 2023 Nationwide hackathon, co-organized by the MoE's Innovation Cell, AICTE, the Bureau of Police Research and Development (BPR&D, MHA), and the Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Centre(I4C, MHA).
The internal hackathon at MIT Manipal was inaugurated by Dr (Cdr) Anil Rana, director, MIT, Manipal, along with Dr Mohammad Zuber, chief innovation officer, Innovation Centre, MAHE, Dr. Smitha N Pai HoD, Department of Information and Communication Technology, Dr Balachandra, professor, Department of Information and Communication Technology, coordinator - MAHE-ISAC Center of Excellence-Cyber Security, Dr Sucheta Kolekar associate professor, Department of Information and Communication Technology and coordinator of the event and Dr Sumith N, associate professor, Department of Information and Communication Technology and SPOC-MIT (KAVACH 2023). The valedictory function of the event was chaired by Dr Somashekara Bhat, joint director of Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal.
Dr Cdr Anil Rana, director of Manipal Institute of Technology (MIT) ,said “ The internal hackathon for KAVACH 2023 was a great way to prepare students for KAVACH 2023. All the 10 chosen teams demonstrated technical proficiency and creative abilities with cutting-edge technologies such as Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Data Analytics, etc. to find reliable, secure, and efficient technological solutions for cyber security issues faced in the current 21st century.”
The event hosted 22 student teams of MIT having six members, involving atleast one female team member. The students showed enthusiasm and designed creative solutions for various problem statements of KAVACH 2023.