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“Enviro-Ideation Hackathon 2023″ To Change Life

On the occasion of World Environment Day 2023, we are happy to announce the commencement of the “Enviro-Ideation Hackathon 2023 on the theme “Waste to Wonder”, taking place from May 15, 2023, to June 5, 2023. This exciting event aims to engage undergraduate and above students from Himachal Pradesh in finding innovative solutions to address critical environmental challenges such as solid waste, plastic waste, e-waste, and C&D waste.

The Enviro-Ideation Hackathon 2023 offers a unique platform for young minds to brainstorm, collaborate, and unleash their creativity to solve some of the most pressing environmental issues of our time. We believe that the power of ideation and technological advancements can pave the way towards a more sustainable future.

Participants will have the opportunity to work in teams and develop ground-breaking solutions that will contribute to the preservation and conservation of our environment. By harnessing their collective talent and knowledge, we aim to unlock innovative ideas that have the potential to create a lasting positive impact.

The hackathon will run for a duration of three weeks, starting from registration & submission from 15th May 2023 (9,00AM) to grand finale on 5th June 2023. Our field offices (Regional Offices and Laboratories) shall guide the participants throughout their ideation process. The participation team shall have a maximum of 3 members.

We are also pleased to announce a rewarding prize pool for the Enviro-Ideation Hackathon 2023. The first-place team will be awarded a cash prize of Rs. 75,000/-, the second-place team will receive Rs. 50,000/-, and the third-place team will be granted Rs. 25,000/-. Further teams placed at 4th 5th and 6th shall receive cash prize @Rs. 10,000/- each and teams placed at 7th, 8th, 9th and 10th shall also receive cash prize @Rs. 5,000/- each. In addition to the monetary rewards, the winning teams will also be presented with trophies and certificates in recognition of their outstanding contributions.

The Enviro-Ideation Hackathon 2023 is open exclusively to undergraduate and above students from Himachal Pradesh. We strongly encourage students from various disciplines, including engineering, environmental sciences, computer science, and business, to participate and contribute their diverse perspectives.

Key Dates:

  1. Opening of Registration 15th May, 2023 (9.00 AM).
  2. Last date of registration and submission of Ideas/Solutions on the theme “Waste to Wonder” – 25th May, 2023 (5.00PM).
  3. Screening of entries & announcement of shortlisted ideas – 27th May, 2023 by 05 PM.
  4. Date of 1st stage “Enviro Hackathon” – 30th May, 2023
  5. Declaration of results for 1st stage, “Enviro Ideation Hackathon” – 1st June, 2023 by 05 PM.
  6. Presentation of shortlisted solutions ideas for Grand Finale of “Enviro Hackathon” 05th June, 2023.
  7. Declaration of Winner of “Enviro Hackathon” along with prize distribution – 5th June, 2023

We have designed and operationalized a web-portal namely https://hppcbhackathon.in/ to facilitate the registration and idea submission for the students. All types of necessary information have been displayed on the webportal. You all are requested to accord wide publicity to the website. Event brochure may be downloaded from our website (https://hppcbhackathon.in/hackathon%20poster%20(1).pdf). All the relevant information shall be flashed and published on above website. Our field offices (Regional Offices and Laboratories) shall guide the participants throughout their ideation process.

As you aware that we are regulatory agency and work for the betterment of environment, several industries have come forward to provide us in-kind assistance like some industry shall provide the cash awards, some trophies and certificates, fooding and logistics, exhibitions, souvenirs etc. I place my special thanks to Himachal Pradesh industry fraternity such as Ruchira papers, Ambuja cement, Johnson and Johnson, Premier Alcobev, Prime Steel Pvt., Limited and many more industry partners are offering in kind assistance for this novel cause. We put on record the appreciation rendered by industry partners and acknowledge their whole-hearted support. We also express our gratitude for the assistance being offered by various government departments such as Department of Higher Education, private regulatory commission and other government departments.

Join us in driving positive change and shaping a sustainable future. Let your ideas flourish and make a difference in our fight against environmental challenges.

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