About KritagyaThe Indian Council of Agricultural Research and NAHEP have Announced the KRITAGYA (Krishi-Raknik-Gyan) for the National Agricultural Higher Education Project (NAHEP).KRI-TA-GYA stands for KRI for Krishi or Agriculture, TA for Taknik or Technology and GYA for Gyan or Knowledge. The registrations are open for the hackathon. The main aim of the hackathon is to promote farm mechanization in India.
Details of KritagyaName of the Project: National Agricultural Higher Education Project (NAHEP).
Name of Organization: Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)I
Group Size: Maximum 04 participants in a group.
Theme: Women friendly with farm machinery and equipment.
Eligibility CriteriaThe candidates, who wish to participate in the ICAR Kritagya Hackathon 2020, may be any students or faculties or innovator from any university or institution in the country.
The Benefit to the Participants
Screening CategoriesThe students will be screened in two categories:
1. Zonal Level Three winners will be selected from each zone, who will be eligible to participate in the national level round. Zonal Winners will get appreciation certificate and mentorship supporting experts for national round preparation.
2. National Level in this round, ten zonal winners will make a technical presentation before the National Level Committee. Three winners will be selected as National Level Winners. National level winners will receive a cash prize and citations with participation certificate. They will also get an opportunity for prototype fabrication of the concept at CIAE, Bhopal. Linkage opportunities with MSMEs will also be explored for technology commercialization.
Prize DetailsThe candidates from technology institutes can win the following prizes:
Registration and Uploading of Concept NoteThe candidates willing to participate in ICAR Kritagya Hackathon 2020 will have to visit the official Website of NAHEP Kritagya and read all the instructions and check eligibility. First, the candidates must register themselves on the website: https://nahep.icar.gov.in/Kritagya_Registration.aspx. For registration, the candidate will have to fill name, mobile number, email ID, university details and other details in the mandatory field in the registration form. Here the candidate will have to select any of the below-mentioned problem statement and fill the problem solution in the brief. Further, the candidate will have to prepare a technical presentation of concept note of not more than 10 slides and upload it to the website. Now, create a password and check the complete form carefully before submitting. If everything is fine, then click on the submit button to finally submit the registration form. Now click on the print registration slip and save it for future reference.
PresentationDuring Registration: At the time of Registration the candidates must upload a presentation of 10 slides in ppt and pdf format which must include:
Problem solution concept
During the screening round: The candidates will have to make a technical presentation of the solution including animation effects and engineering drawings. The solution presented by the candidates must have commercial applicability.
Selection ProcessThe selection process will include zonal level screening and national level screening.
In zonal level screening, zonal level evaluation of technical presentation will be done. The technical presentation will be made by the candidates. After zonal evaluation, zonal winners will appear for the national level finale or final presentation before the National Level Committee. And the final selection of national-level winners of the ICAR Kritagya Hackathon 2020 will be done.
Important DatesCommencement of Application Submission: 15.09.2020
Last date for application submission: 30.09.2020
National Agricultural Higher Education Project
Krishi Anusandhan Bhawan - II,
New Delhi - 110 012, India
Indian Council of Agricultural Research
Krishi Bhavan, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Road,
New Delhi-110 001, India