Agri India Hackathon 2021 | Win Cash Prize INR 1 lakh each/- | Anybody can apply

    agri india hackathon 2021

    Agri India Hackathon is the largest virtual gathering to create dialogues, and accelerate innovations in agriculture. The Agri India Hackathon is organized by Pusa Krishi, ICAR – Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) & Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers’ Welfare, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare.

    Objective :

    From the biggest names to the most exciting startups,from learning, innovating to pitching, Agri India Hackathon will unfold incredible things in a never-before virtual experience.

    Create :

    Got an idea to solve the big problems in agriculture? Welcome, you belong here! 
    Agri India Hackathon will be a digital pool of the most exciting, innovative, and futuristic ideas to address the pressing issues with new-age technology.


    Not just startups, students & youth, but even the giants from the industry, the world’s leading companies, financial institutions & policy-makers — everyone will be here!


    And the best part — each one is building solutions, asking big questions, and learning. You will meet the best of the best people changing the agriculture, business & technology landscape.

    The goal: Collective impact with new-age, fast & frugal innovations to navigate these focus areas.

    • Mechanization of Farming & Allied Activities
    • Precision Agriculture including applications of sensors, WSN, ICT, Artificial Intelligence, IoT & drone
    • Supply Chain & Agriculture Logistics
    • Post-Harvest, Food Technology & Value addition
    • Waste to Wealth & Green Energy in Agriculture

    Evaluation Criteria

    • All the submitted applications would be reviewed by our evaluators under different focus areas. Each application will be assessed by a set of evaluators to ensure the best submission gets selected for the next round. 
    • The applications will be evaluated on different parameters, including but not limited to the market need, novelty of the idea/innovation, stage of development, scalability, potential impact, technical & financial feasibility, commercialization capacity, the team, and the overall business plan. 
    • The evaluators reserve the right to select or reject any submission without assigning any reasons whatsoever and without thereby incurring any liability to the participant(s) whatsoever.

    Application Deadline : 20th Jan 2021

    Agri India Meets : 03 Feb 2021 , 04 Feb 2021 ,05 Feb 2021

    Registration Round Result Announcement : 27th Jan 2021

    Agri India Hackathon : 03 – 05 th Feb 2021

    Announcement of Finalists : 08th Feb 2021

    Grand Finale : 17th Feb 2021 ;The shortlisted participants will present their final solution to tackle agriculture-related challenges at the finale.
    24 innovative & resilient ideas will be awarded a cash prize along with support & recognition from the participating partners to move the concept towards action.


    More than 40 speakers in these power-packed sessions will be discussing the today & tomorrow of agriculture. Agri India Meets will create meaningful conversations & connections with the most important people in agriculture — from businesses, startups, industry to policy, education, media, and others.



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