Chennai, Sep 30 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that hackathons provide an opportunity for the young minds to confront challenges and find new solutions to emerging problems that are global by giving them access to the latest technology .
Addressing students at the Singapore India Hackathon at the JIG Madras on Monday morning, Prime Minister Modi said that solutions and outcomes of such events are what become new ideas,startups for tomorrow.
This international hackathon was initiated by the PM and its first edition was held at SIngapore , last year in the month of November. The event this year was hosted in the country at IIT Madras.
Good Health and Wellbeing, Quality Education and Affordable and Clean Energy are the themes if the event held this year.PM will give away cash awards and certificates to the winners and will also take part in the 55th convocation address of the Institute.(UNI)