Chandigarh October 14:- Chandigarh Smart City Limited (CSCL) today announced the winners of the Jal Sanrakshan Hackathon – a month long open competition held in the city to invite innovative solutions for water conservation. The posters received will be displayed at the Community Centre in Sector 22 and winners will be felicitated by the CEO, CSCL at 11 am on 16th October.
While sharing this Sh. K.K. Yadav, IAS, Commissioner, Municipal Corporation Chandigarh-cum-CEO-CSCL informed that Llunched on 5th September, this competition was hosted by Chandigarh Smart City Limited in coordination with the recently created Jal Shakti Abhiyan and Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs.
He said that over two hundred entries were received from various categories, and the finalists were judged in a panel comprising the Municipal Commissioner (also the CEO, Chandigarh Smart City), Mr. Shailendra Singh, SE, MCPH – (nodal officer) Jal shakti Abhiyan, and Mr. Manoj Bansal – Chief Engineer MCC.
Winners in the under 18 category are Jeevanjot Kaur of Ajit Karam Singh International School (1st prize), and Garv Aggarwal of Hansraj Public School (2nd prize). In the college students category Prerna a BSc student of Post Graduate College for Women (1st prize) and Rachit Bansal of the Institute of Engineering & Technology (2nd prize) submitted the most innovative solutions. Ms. Geeta Godiyal is the prize winner in the open for all category.
He further said that the exhibition is open for all, and more ideas on water conservation will be discussed and collected during the event.
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