NIUA Collaborates with IIT Madras for Smart Cities Challenge at Shaastra 2016

In collaboration with NIUA, IIT Madras held a Smart Cities Challenge at Tech-fest Shaastra 2016. The participants proposed IOT solutions based on the ideas from National Smart City Mission’s ‘Mera Shehar Mera Sapna’ Contest. The entries were judged by a panel of members from NIUA, MoUD, DEIT , and IIT. Siddharth Pandit, Chair – CIDCO Smart City Lab represented NIUA.

For the first stage, all the participating teams submitted their proposals, outlining the concept and the workflow of the proposed IOT solution. For the second stage, twenty shortlisted submissions were presented to panel on the 23rd of January and three winning proposals were chosen. The competition was a great success at the Shaastra 2016 and received positive feedback from all the participants.

The winning proposals in the order of their rank –

Ration Station, Sastra University, Tanjore
Smart Manholes, IIT Madras
Ride On, IIT Madras
Further Details of the competition are available here.