Founded in Silicon Valley with the startup ethos, Code For India is one of the fastest growing tech communities in the world. CFI partner with nonprofits and NGOs on projects that will enable them to execute faster on the ground. Their projects are highly vetted and are aimed to solve real world problems that are non-profit partners are facing. In close collaboration with their partners, CFI have helped build technology solutions for Elections, City Governance, Women Safety, Education etc.
First ever Hackathon to be held at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on March 19th, 2016, as part of the President's Innovation Week organized by Code for India. The hackathon aimed at creating a digital system that will take forward the mission of large scale changes through social innovations. Code for India has previously hosted overwhelmingly successful hackathons at Stanford (2013), Silicon Valley/Bangalore (2014), Silicon Valley/New Delhi and Ahmadabad (2015), with recognition from visionaries such as Amit Singhal, N R Narayana Murthy and PM Narendra Modi. Their mantra is: “Think Local, Hack Global”.
Challenges Four themes form the key challenges for this Hackathon.
Participated in a hackathon organised by NIT Delhi during their Techfest, Terratechnica organised on 18th and 19th March 2016 and emerged as the winners of the event. It was an overnight event that helped the students to test their skills at a recognised platform. The theme of the event was health care. They made a web application along with a Mobile application named Share Care. Both the applications worked as a connecting link between the medical laboratories and the people by providing an online profile of the heath regarding issues.
Participated in Data science and Big Data Analytics Training Program organized by C-DAC Bangalore from October 14-16 2015. 112 of 150 students got placed.