Context: An online challenge - SAMADHAN has been launched recently to test the ability of students to innovate.

SAMADHAN Challenge

Launched by

The Innovation Cell of the Ministry of Human Resources Development and All India Council for Technical Education in collaboration with Forge and InnovatioCuris



To motivate students and faculty to do new experiments and new discoveries and provide them with a strong base leading to a spirit of experimentation  and discovery. 

The students participating in this challenge will search and develop such measures that can be made available to the government agencies, health services, hospitals and other services for quick solutions to the Coronavirus epidemic and other such calamities.




Track 1:Ideate-Simulate-Win

Inviting students innovators, researchers, educators and startups to share their ideas (design/simulation mandatory) to solve the challenges posed by the pandemic

Track 2:Validate-Pitch-Deploy

Inviting students innovators, researchers, educators and startups with a working prototype of technologically advanced solutions which can be validated and deployed immediately to support the fight against the pandemic


Other details

Awareness generation: Work will also be done to make citizens aware, to motivate them, to face any challenge, to prevent any crisis and to help people get livelihood.

The success of this program depends on how effective are the ideas of participating contestants with ability to find solutions, technically and commercially, which in turn will help fight the epidemic like coronavirus.

Applications to participate in this competition will start from 7 April 2020. The last date for submission of applications is 14 April 2020.

Source:The News Strike