Persistent Systems is proud to organize

Smart India Hackathon ’17

World’s Biggest Hackathon

Smart India Hackathon 2017

The world is looking at us for the NEXT BIG IDEA, and there cannot be a better time than now to Make India DIGITALLY SMART!

Taking the power of Digital Transformation to the next level, SMART INDIA HACKATHON ‘17 is India’s platform for a DIGITALLY EMPOWERED NATION.


Date: 1st and 2nd April 2017



PM Narendra Modi addressed Smart India Hackathon 2017 via video conferencing. Speaking at the event, the PM said, “Technology lays the foundation stone for the future.” He added that technology has made things simpler and easier. Motivating the youngsters at the hackathon, PM Modi said that they are blessed with phenomenal energy and this energy will bring very good results for the nation.
(Source: DD News, Narendra Modi App and


Smart India Hackathon 2017, organized by Persistent Systems, was proud to host Mr. Daniel Rueda Posada, Director at DaVita Kidney Care, as the Power Judge. Persistent Systems appreciates the valuable inputs shared aiding the youth to engage directly with nation-building.

Empowering India Digitally



  • 1266 Teams providing solutions to 29 Ministries
  • All the teams headed and administered by the students
  • Students from 26 Cities



  • 598 Problem Statements
  • 29 Ministries & Departments
  • 3 Million+ Technical Students Reached
  • 17 Nationwide Leadership Sessions
  • 10 Nationwide Training Sessions
  • Students from across 26 cities



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  • 7531 Ideas
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