Niti Aayog Launches Mobility Hackathon ‘Move Hack’ (Download PDF)

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NITI Aayog launched ‘Move Hack’, global mobility hackathon to crowd source solutions aimed at future of mobility in India. Hackathon, which is envisaged to be one of largest globally, will be focused on 10 themes. It will be structured over 3 legs - online, followed by leg in Singapore & finals in New Delhi.

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Objectives of Hackathalon

Move Hack aims to bring about innovative, dynamic & scalable solutions to problems pertaining to mobility.

Hackathon will have 2-pronged campaign approach:

  • Just Code It: Approach will be aimed at solutions thru innovations in technology, product, software & data analysis.

  • Just Solve It: Approach will involve developing innovative business ideas or sustainable solutions to transform mobility infrastructure thru technology.

Key Details of • Move Hack

  • Move Hack will be open to individuals from all nationalities. Registrations are opened on hackathon’s main website- https://www.movehack.gov.in.

  • Top 30 teams from online submissions will travel to Singapore for 2 days, 1st & 2ndSeptember, 2018.

  • Teams will be mentored by curated group of top experts, who will advise teams on host of parameters including design improvement, business viability, technical solution & customer targeting & marketing.

  • Top 20 teams from Singapore leg will participate in final round, which will be held in New Delhi from 5th & 6th September, 2018.

  • Winners will be announced during Move Summit 2018, which will be organized by NITI Aayog from 7th & 8th September in New Delhi.

  • Top 10 winners will be recognized w/total prize of more than Rs. 2 cr.

Other Details

  • Hackathon is being organized in partnership w/Govt. of Singapore & is powered by Hacker Earth.

  • PwC is Knowledge Partner & NASSCOM is Strategic Partner.

  • Evaluations will be done by jury comprising subject matter experts, venture capitalists, business leaders & successful entrepreneurs.

Significance of Move Hack

  • Move Hack is expected to unravel pioneering & ingenious solutions to pertinent mobility-related challenges & pave way for developing integrated, interconnected & inventive global community.

  • It would be 1st platform in world that has entwined public transport, private transport, road safety, multimodal connectivity & new age transport technologies such as zero emission vehicles & intra city aerial transport in hackathon platform spearheaded by Govt.

Background on Mobility

  • Transportation & mobility are emerging sector & as potential drivers of innovation & economic growth of 21st century.

  • Rapidly evolving technologies & business models for delivering mobility services have played dramatic potential role to transform global transportation sector.

  • Mobility ranging from pedestrian & personal transport to public transit & freight movement is extremely critical & impacts rural & urban daily lives.

- Published/Last Modified on: October 24, 2018

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