Vision without action is merely a dream. Action without vision just passes the time. Vision with action can change the world”
By Joel A.Barker

India, since the time of independence, has achieved laurels in many profound fields. The nation has united along with the government to help it succeed over various platforms. Whether it be Indian economy, all-armed forces, industries, agricultures, stock-exchange or even space missions, India leads the world in such fairs. The country is handed over to Nobel laureates that stand firmly at the forefront of their field of expertise. But what about the areas where the youth takes over the power to change the manner of running the entire culture?

The megacities have begun facing some critical issues making it difficult for the people to reside in, with the rapid urbanization. In the decade of modern times, people are even more oriented towards bringing change in the society and the way in which it is being carry forwarded. The youthful power has the strength to solve the day to day life problems residing inside the society. Understanding such issues and working in the direction to resolve them purifies our nation and nourishes it even more deeply. The Government of India, headed by Our Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri. Narendra Modi, believes visualizes that India can have an attire of a perfect nation when the youth leads it. In order to achieve this idea, the government has provided a platform where the students can offer brilliant solutions to the social issues faced by their cities.

 

Respecting our Hon’ble Prime Minister’s vision, the city of Rajkot is about to turn into a ‘Smart city’. The Rajkot Municipal Corporation (RMC) has proposed Smart City Rajkot Hackathon this year. This unique initiative is taken for the students who want to give wings to such ideas that can mould the bad situations the town is facing. Rajkot is the city filled with life that boosts up various industries and brings more power economically to the state of Gujarat. It is the growth engine of the state.

 

The engineering aspirants are made to come up with technically adaptable ideas in Rajkot-life problems viz. Water management issues, waste management issues, traffic management, education and schooling, public utilities, health department, drainage system issues, animal nuisances, employability and many more. To eradicate such problems, the students engineer new IT solutions to help the government raise the city to a level of Excellency and thus, raising the quality of living.

 

Marwadi University is the Top University in Gujarat has opened its gate for this big event. MU is the Event organizer as well as Host for Smart City Rajkot Hackathon. The Best College in Rajkot has given its full support to its engineering students to enlarge their IT-based solutions that would help in embellishing the grace of Rajkot. It is providing high-technology laboratories and technical equipments to implement the applied knowledge and skills over their realistic ideas. The faculties are providing them with cent percent guidance to help them how to idealise their visionary prospect.