The 2nd edition of LNMHacks was commenced from 11th of November,11:00 am to 12th of November 3:00 pm at The LNM Institute Of Information Technology, Jaipur. The previous edition of the LNMHacks, was a huge accomplishment with 650+ participants successfully qualifying the elimination round and 150+ participants securing a position in the on-site hackathon.
While LNMHacks 1.0 had three tracks- Fintech, IoT and Retail, this year’s iteration had six tracks with EDTech, Computer Vision and Machine Learning freshly being introduced. The event was partnered with GitHub as its Title Sponsors, HackerEarth as Platform Partner, Twilio as Credit Sponsor, DigitalOcean as Cloud Partner, dotTECH Domains as Student Partner, and GitLab was the Diversity Grant Sponsor. The four pillars of the event were the four clubs of LNMIIT namely IEEE student’s chapter LNMIIT, Cybros the computer club, Innovation and Incubation centre and The Pheonix Club LNMIIT.
LNMHacks 2.0 witnessed over 160 teams and 700+ students from various colleges all over Rajasthan participating in the various events, turning it into a huge success. The event started with an inspirational speech the director of The LNM Institute Of Information Technology, Prof Rahul Banerjee followed by eloquent and informative speeches from Dr. Subrat K Dash, HOD of the Computer Science and Engineering, Prof.Narasimha Bolluju, Anupam Singh,Mukesh Jadon,Devanshu Shukla, Founder of Hackveda,Abhishek Rathore and Yashovardhan Singh, Github Campus Expert.
On day 2, there was a video conferencing talk by Joe Nash, Head of Github Education and Co-founder of MLH just before the results of Round 1 was announced.The response from the students was overwhelmingly positive to magnify the amplitude of exhilaration amongst the participants and setting a higher benchmark for the upcoming editions. “Honestly, It was a very interesting and educating hackathon.” says a participant from JECRC College. The exuberance of the participants was in a full display, with students geared up for a 24-hour code-fest, and ideas were flooding and built upon, to create fully fledged convincing products. The much-awaited results of the most auspicious event of the year -LNMhacks were as follows:
The first position was bagged by team Akshatsma whose members were Akshat Sharma and Animesh Gupta. On Second position there was Team Rocket whose members were Mohit Joher, Vipul Lalwani, Bhavya Choubisa and Ayush Chauhan and the third position was bagged by Techkies whose members were Vishvesh Jainkuniya, Khushboo Bahetia and Rahul Dugar.
The event ushered a new feather in LNMIIT’s hat.It concluded with happy smiles showering on everybody’s face. A lot more such successes are aligned and a lot more is expected. These events uplift the enthusiasm and the zeal of the students and buoy them to self-development. Trailing such spirits, the college will continue to uphold such events to ameliorate the strengths and weakness of its students.