Safe India Idea Contest & hackathon - #IndiaFightsCorona

"SafeIndiaHackathon is an online Idea Challenge & Hackathon being organized by Electropreneur Park Bhubaneshwar, a Centre of Excellence in ESDM by STPI, to find solutions to issues in these difficult times of #CoronaPandemic (#COVID-19). The challenge is looking to identify and support solutions which shall enable us to face the difficulties of the lockdown, innovative preventive/corrective healthcare solutions and handling of unforeseen situations due to this pandemic ." This text to be addded under the heading "Safe India hackathon "

Focus Areas
  • Contactless detection or diagnostic product for Corona.
  • Developing devices and gadgets to support Social Distancing and Isolation.
  • COVID 19 Health monitoring devices.
  • Tangible solutions to stop spread of infection.
  • Risk assessments and surveillance devices.
  • Solutions for detecting violation of Social distancing norms and guidelines.
  • User friendly Sanitation/Disinfection Tech-solutions at public places.
  • Effective Quarantine monitoring and notification.
  • Personal Protection Equipment and gadgets for healthcare professionals.
  • Monitoring of other animals and assets adversely affected.
  • Enhancing preparedness and efficiency in dealing with post lock down situation.
  • Any other area which calls for technology and hardware-based solutions.
Why Make Safe India Idea Contest & hackathon

Enabling Indians to:

  • Face the difficulties during the lockdown
  • Access preventive/corrective solutions
  • Be better prepared for future

Two serial tracks: Idea Challenge followed by Hackathon

  • Stage#1 Idea Challenge - Innovative ideas and solutions which may be of super-duper need and will be required post this lockdown or to fight the pandemic’s long-term impact.
  • Stage#2 Hackathon – Shortlisted innovative ideas to create a demonstratable POC within stipulated timelines.


  • Idea Challenge: 7 days for idea submission and 3 days for evaluation & result declaration.
  • Hackathon: 21 days for demonstration of the POC.


Ecosystem Partner

Who can participate

  • Working professionals
  • Educators & Researchers
  • Students & Innovators
  • Start-ups & Companies

Multiple prizes upto

Rs 1 lakh Each

"Credit of Rs 20,000/- to shortlisted Ideas for buying components & for other spends online strictly for creating a POC for demonstration in Hackathon. Credit available only to participants of Hackathon."

  • Tools, Technologies, Resources within constraints of prevailing lockdown
  • Online Mentoring
  • Networking and interconnect with Govt Authorities/Civil Societies/Potential Consumers In place of other takeaways

Dr. Ashok Choudhury

Associate Professor-Hepatology & Liver Transplant, Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences (ILBS), New Delhi

Dr. Kailash Chandra Mohapatra

Professor, Dept of Surgery, SCB Medical College & Hospital, Cuttack, Odisha

Mr. Pradeep Gupta

Chairman-cum-Managing Director, Cybermedia, Gurgaon

Prof. Trinath Kumar Mishra,

Professor, Dept of Cardiology, MKCG Medical College and Hospital, Berhampur, Odisha

Shri Sanjeev Keskar

Managing Director, Arrow Electronics, Bangalore (Representive of Industry)

Mr. Mrinal Das

Director, Electronics Centre of Excellence, Bhubaneswar

Dr. Ajit Kumar Panda

IEEE Distinguished Lecturer and BOYSCAST Fellow of University of Michigan/ Regular Associate of ICTP, Triesty, Italy Bhubaneswar

Mr. Rajeev Khushu

Director Corporate Affairs and Govt. Relations, Texas Instruments, New Delhi

Dr. Satya Gupta

Vice Chairman, India Electronics and Semiconductor Association, Bengaluru

Mr. Rashmiranjan Mohapatra

CEO, Asiczen Technologies, Bhubaneswar

Dr. Aseem Mishra

PhD-Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology, CEO – Prantae Solutions, Bhubaneswar

Mr. Rakesh Mattoo

Swift Medical Systems Healthcare & Technology, New Delhi

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