In Today’s world with so many cars, models in the market, it is hard to find out which car has a high maintenance cost/index that is authentic source. • Problem statement in Description o System that shows the health and Maintenance Index of various components of car models or car parts based on multiple factors o This will help new buyers to understand the maintenance costs of a certain model and probability of which car part requires more often servicing /change, OEM’s to understand which part is requiring frequent change and needs to be recalled and made better in the new models o Vehicle maintenance patterns across car models by mileage, usage , age of the vehicle , regional patterns across dealers, service stations and car manufacturer • Purpose and who will benefit o Consumers so they know which car has a higher maintenance and maintenance index. o Car Manufacturers , so they know which parts are getting serviced often based on the part change • How does it help the nation o Better understanding for consumers on which car to purchase with low Vehicle Maintenance Index o Govt has better understanding of car maintenance index before approving cars on the Road (ARAI Authority) • Practical and reasons why this idea could be a challenge from Implementation o Data Challenge : Build a dealer/service station network , OEM, consumers who can feed data into the system – without data this solution will not work o Ability to integrate this solution easily with the current systems which can collate the data o Marketing challenge : Owner within the Govt to take this ahead and invest this product o Political : OEM’s might not want such a system to be developed. • Domain Bucket o Transport , Vehicles • Technology Bucket o Integration across systems – Integration platform across systems with security model for data extraction o Analytics & Data Science (if possible) - Bigdata/Hadoop, AI / ML o Data Aggregation o Visualization
Better and faster emergency care during accidents and vehicle impact • Problem statement in Description o During accidents while we have sophisticated technology that opens airbags , add functionality that can start recording and inform the closest emergency service care of the incident o Share Location, situation within the accident spot , broadcast images, videos o Audio Video Signal Transmitter/ Store during any impact in the vehicle and calling out for emergency care o Ability to inform the closest police station, hospital, fire brigade—GPS location closest proximity guard or govt office to rush emergency care o In current situation it requires someone to call the emergency service and delays in calling for care , results in loss of life . with this device and service the call is automatically made and emergency care can be provided promptly o Evaluate the ease of connecting the device with the car easily externally, requires OEM support to develop such compatible cars • Purpose of this analysis and who will benefit o Person who meets with the accident and facility for the nearest emergency care to respond to the situation in a timely fashion o Govt can benefit by providing the device on rent in certain specific areas that are accident prone – and earn additional income o Govt agencies can start building net income by dealing in such devices and auxiliary services o OEMS – additional charge for service • Lateral Solutions where similar solution can be extrapolated o Car Theft or Window Windshield breaking o Car break down o Home Safety – breaking • How does it help the nation o Better and faster emergency care • Practical and reasons why this idea could be a challenge o Device manufacturing that works across regions , network connectivity o Economically viable in managing the security of such devices o Law Suit if the device did not work in an accident o OEM’s to modify car design to easily integrate with such devices , externally and easily plugin the device • Domain Bucket o Vehicles o Emergency care • Technology Bucket o Integration across systems – Integration platform across systems with security model for data extraction o IOT o Analytics & Data Science (if possible) - Bigdata/Hadoop, AI / ML o Data Aggregation o Visualization
• Problem statement in Description o We do have waste lying in cities which makes it hard for cleaning staff to know which area requires attention and urgent garbage, waste pickup o Identifying Waste across in the City • With Swachh Bharat App , it requires people to take pictures and geo tag the images , due to which adoption is low, • With the Drone connectivity and intelligent algorithms, pattern matching the drone can fly in designated coverage areas help monitor the waste • Cameras attached to Govt or Public Vehicles while driving can capture video and identify garbage areas and upload images (image /video scanning ) • Ability to capture images of garbage and upload, images will automatically have GEO location position of the image
o Viewing the high waste areas • Mapping the location on a map with the Waste Quantity Index (approximate) so that the waste management team , can quickly take action based on the wastage level thrown in an area • Lateral Scenarios and Scaling the solution
o Flood Monitoring and reporting o Traffic Monitoring due events o Toll Booth Huge Lines Monitoring • Purpose of this analysis and who will benefit o Govt agencies , citizens
• How does it help the nation o Govt Agencies • Practical and reasons why this idea could be a challenge o Device manufacturing that works across regions , network connectivity o Security of devices, drones and permission to have them executed in specific areas o Costs of drones and manageability – alternative for using Image/video capture automatically and via image capture o Economically viable in managing the security of such devices , drones
Portal for Farmers to sell the produce at a better rate • Problem statement in Description o System that provides farmers an interface to sell their produce , and connect with the buyers all over India o Simple interface that works on mobile, SMS to upload produce details and respond via phone and SMS (taking care of digital divide) o Interface for anyone to buy the produce/vegetable – initially visit the place and buy or have courier service integrated to deliver the vegetables o Farmers can get a better price for their produce, no additional cost spent in marketing and delivery of goods , however they can choose to charge more by delivering the items themselves • Purpose of this analysis and who will benefit o Farmers, Restaurant owners, Buyers , Courier Companies, Delivery Agencies, Vegetable Vendors • How does it help the nation o Better rates for the vegetables, Make the Farmers live with pride and make additional income • Practical and reasons why this idea could be a challenge o Brokers , Govt rules o Overall profitability in the deal for the buyer to purchase directly from farm , excluding transportation • How does this help CDK : What’s in it for us o No Direct link • Technology that can be used as a platform for connecting car buyer to Seller Domain Bucket o Agriculture o E-Commerce o Payment • Technology Bucket o Integration across systems – Integration platform across systems with security model for data extraction o SMS and Mobile Computing o Analytics & Data Science (if possible) - Bigdata/Hadoop, AI / ML o Data Aggregation o Visualization
Crop Guidance and Farmers Friend
• Problem Title : Helping the farmers in terms of Crop suggestion, precautions based on the met department forecast of rain fall / weather, potential pest attacks , weather warnings etc. • Problem statement in Description o System that provides details to farmers on weather patterns that could impact the crop , possible pest attacks , weather warnings o Steps for producing high yield that are specific for a farmer based on the local, regional terrain , weather scenario , rather than generic guidance o Helping the Farmer to be well prepared if there is a pest, insect attack o Better Farmer Financial Inclusion for planning out loans , interest and managing his costs • Purpose of this analysis and who will benefit o Farmers, Pesticide firms , Govt agencies helping farmers , Agriculture loan banks • How does it help the nation o Better crop produce and farmers have better income o High Yield and prescriptive guidance • Practical and reasons why this idea could be a challenge o Working with the larger teams like Govt Agencies, Brokers, Chemical Factories producing medicines, pesticides o Single Owner driving and investing in the product o Famers basic digital divide to access such information • How does this help CDK : What’s in it for us o Limited usage from this scenario • Domain Bucket o Agriculture • Technology Bucket o Integration across systems – Integration platform across systems with security model for data extraction o SMS and Mobile Computing o Analytics & Data Science (if possible) - Bigdata/Hadoop, AI / ML o Data Aggregation o Visualization
Description: Many residential society administrations, tolls, business complexes and parking spaces in India lack an automated system for car parking and vehicle monitoring. Most of the commercial and residential places face an impending problem of illegal car/vehicle parking inside their premises. This issue is not bounded to just parking, but also adds to the security concerns inside those establishments. Though there are solutions that exist in the market, the affordability comes into question. In this regard, we would like to have an affordable solution that caters to the Indian markets
Expectation: For the team choosing this topic, we expect to have a working model / infrastructure of the solution wherein, when a vehicle passes through a checkpost and the solution identifies as many features as it can regarding the situation of the vehicle. All Teams will be provided with an amount of video footage. The teams must build a fictitous database based on the vehicles appering in footage and demonstrate the problems that they are able to solve/automate in existing infrastucture. (For example, if a team is trying to solve problems of a residential complex, they might create a database of some of the vehicles appearing in the footage and list them as residents and others not registered in the database to be considered as visitors).
Applicants will be provided video data through the following website link.
http://mixorg.com/competitions/SIH-2020/registration Each team is supposed to download the data and annotate it according to the features they are going to build. Teams must come up with new features for monetization of their business model and must build machine learning models (for preliminary shortlisting and finals) and required mobile/web applications(for finals only) reflecting the same features . Teams are requested to share the annotations done by them on the video data and the pattern of annotation. Teams are requested to build the machine learning model and share a working code on github(privately with @chetanbansiwal or publically)Teams will be judged on the following grounds in the same order as written for the next round : 1. Accuracy of the model in performing the expected task. 2. Speed of the model in performing the expected task. 3. The precision followed during annotation of data. 4. The relevance of annotations considering the problem the team is expecting to solve with it.
As per a report by KPMG, it is estimated that by 2021, online education market in India is going to be around $ 2BN. Currently dominating and emerging categories in online education are K12 education, test preparation and professional learning Great Learning is a leading Ed-Tech company based out of India which is helping professionals develop career critical competencies in area of Analytics & Data Science, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Cyber Security, Cloud Computing, Design Thinking, Digital Marketing and many more. Great Learning has academic collaboration with leading Indian and global institutes like Great Lakes institute of management, Purdue University, UT Austin’s McCombs School of Business, Stanford University and so forth to deliver these programs. Since 6 years of its founding, it has impacted careers of 10,000+ working professionals Great Learning’s online programs are flipped classroom instructor led programs. In flip classroom format, learners are expected to go through video lectures on a weekly basis and then participate in live online instructor led sessions in a micro group containing up to 10 learners. The agenda of instruction led session is to do a quick debrief of video lectures for the week and discuss practical applications of the concepts covered in the video lecture of the week The problem statement is to create a mechanism to monitor and measure the attention span of the learners in the instructor led online sessions. Following are a few ideas on the measures that can be used to quantify the level of attention span: • out of the designated session-time, what proportion of session was one-way dialogue vs two-way dialogue • number of distinct learners who participated in the session • presence of background noise, chatters in the session, etc.. Expected Outcomes • Real time dashboard that quantifies the participation for each participant • Real time triggers in case of sub-optimal participation • Suggestions (along with implementation) of other ideas to quantify level / quality of interactionsGreat Learning will be sharing sample recording of the online mentored sessions
Insurance has typically been a push product where the customer is usually sold an insurance by the agents. This makes the product marketing/ sales cost too high due to low conversion rates on insurance sales. It can be said that two factors contribute to this: 1. Insurance being viewed as an expense rather than a protection 2. The long and non-engaging information capture process which is required to issue the insurance.At Bajaj, we are looking to solve this problem by providing a mobile app as an engagement tool, which also helps you manage your health better. This app will also act as a source for insurance sales basis the data provided by the consumer. Gamification has emerged as a tool in the financial industry to convert the existing processes (non- engaging) into exciting activities. Some examples of the same can be capturing relevant information through quizzes (on say, world heart day) or health score generators (answer these questions to get your health score/ heart age).
Insurance companies regularly gets health check reports submitted by potential buyers of insurance. We need a way to digitize different kinds of printed lab reports / health check reports to discrete values of each parameter captured. Conversion to a standardized set of digitized value will help in automating lot of backend approval process. Ability to read and classify comments/observations for common parameters will be a big plus When a customer is uploading his health check report regularly, then also a trend chart can be plotted for key parameters. Few sample reports will be provided to the participating teams. Test will be based on that as well as unknown set of health check reports post completion.
The goal of this Challenge is the early detection of sepsis using physiological data. For the purpose of the Challenge, defined sepsis according to the Sepsis-3 guidelines, i.e., a two-point change in the patient’s Sequential Organ Failure Assessment (SOFA) score and clinical suspicion of infection (as defined by the ordering of blood cultures or IV antibiotics) (Singer et al., 2016). The early prediction of sepsis is potentially life-saving, and challenging participants to predict sepsis 6 hours before the clinical prediction of sepsis. Conversely, the late prediction of sepsis is potentially life-threatening, and predicting sepsis in non-sepsis patients (or predicting sepsis very early in sepsis patients) consumes limited hospital resources. Develop a digital solution that uses artificial intelligence to detect patient deterioration before it’s too late and trigger notifications to clinicians and care teams. Train healthcare providers and front-line staff to quickly recognize symptoms to identify sepsis and treat patients at the earliest. Also, educate preventing infections in health care settings and in the community so that infections that can lead to sepsis can be stopped before they happen. Provide guidelines to follow infection control requirements (e.g., Hand hygiene) and ensure one to receive recommended vaccines (e.g., Flu and pneumococcal, etc.). Abstract Sepsis is a life-threatening condition that occurs when the body’s response to infection causes tissue damage, organ failure, or death (Singer et al., 2016). In the U.S., nearly 1.7 million people develop sepsis and 270,000 people die from sepsis each year; over one third of people who die in U.S. hospitals have sepsis (CDC). Internationally, an estimated 30 million people develop sepsis and 6 million people die from sepsis each year; an estimated 4.2 million newborns and children are affected (WHO). Sepsis costs U.S. hospitals more than any other health condition at $24 billion (13% of U.S. healthcare expenses) a year, and a majority of these costs are for sepsis patients that were not diagnosed at admission (Paoli et al., 2018). Sepsis costs are even greater globally with the developing world at most risk. Altogether, sepsis is a major public health issue responsible for significant morbidity, mortality, and healthcare expenses. Early detection and antibiotic treatment of sepsis are critical for improving sepsis outcomes, where each hour of delayed treatment has been associated with roughly an 4-8% increase in mortality (Kumar et al., 2006; Seymour et al., 2017). To help address this problem, clinicians have proposed new definitions for sepsis (Singer et al., 2016), but the fundamental need to detect and treat sepsis early still remains, and basic questions about the limits of early detection remain unanswered. data set https://physionet.org/content/challenge-2019/1.0.0/
Design an app to write formatted prescriptions based on dictation from doctor. Refer attachment for more detail. The app should provide facility to sign the prescription and also send to the patient directly on his phone and email id. The method of storing the medical records (EHR) should follow relevant compliance laws like HIPAA.
Is Traffic Jams a big problem in India? Can we think an out of the box solution to solve this and make commuting an easy accessible to everyone.
Here is an opportunity for you to think Innovative and Design a “Personal Air Vehicle (PAV)”
Abstract: A Personal Air Vehicle (PAV), also Personal Aerial Vehicle, is an emergent aviation market that would provide on-demand aviation services. This term was first used by NASA in 2003 when it established the Personal Air Vehicle Sector Project, as part of the Aeronautics Vehicle Systems Program. In the current situation where most of the population moving towards Metro cities, traffic management has become most critical issue. Stepping ahead from the current transport system, it is important to adopt emerging technologies for newer product innovation. Flying Vehicle or AirCAR, or Quadcopter could be ideal solution for future generation. What we are seeking is an “everyone” personal flying Vehicle, capable of being flown by ANYONE, ANYWHERE. It should be a vehicle for ALL, young and old, city-dweller. Recent advances in propulsion, energy, light-weight materials, and control and stability systems have combined to produce a moment of achievable innovation. The vehicle should function safely in both crowded cities and rural areas; it should be lightweight and manoeuvrable enough so that anyone can move it around.
Digital Design Output: Design a PAV using Autodesk Fusion 360 Software (Free for education & Students) system to enable movement of such vehicles safely in the air traffic by allocating paths, height. The system should additionally provide methods to raise and manage SOS calls.
The Design should pass through all the below mentioned phases - Ideation/Conceptualization- Freeform digital modelling - Modelling/Designing- 3D solid Digital model on Fusion 360 - Simulation and Analysis- should be capable to carry 2 person which is 120 Kg min - Rendering and Animation- Apply colour, lights, background to share aesthetic image of your model.Reference: 1. https://www.autodesk.com/autodesk-university/class/Master-Fusion-360-Sculpt-Modeling-Technique-2017#video 2. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ru9oAaRThC4
In order to ensure pedestrian safety and vehicle speed limits in areas with high pedestrian density/residential areas, a system to detect the traffic density/ school areas/ residential areas and accordingly warn the driver about the speed limit for vehicles. The participating teams may use vision based systems which sense the speed limit signs or sign boards for schools/hospitals/accident prone areas etc. and may decide upon the safe speed value with which the vehicle need to operate. The system needs to provide a warning to the driver, if the speed limits are breached. For the purpose of demonstration, the warning may be provided using a LCD or a seven segment simple display and a buzzer. The sign boards for the purpose of demonstration needs to be made according to IRC standards and the same can be used by the system for demonstration purposes.
The participating teams are required to come up with a system that doesn’t allow tampering with ignition systems of 2W and also prevents fuel theft etc. The system needs to warn the owner about the tampering of the 2 wheeler ignition key/fuel knob etc. when the parking mode is ON. The teams shall develop a mobile application for warning the user/owner. The vehicle should not start when the ignition key switch is tampered with. If the vehicle is lifted during parking mode, the app should alert the user/owner through the app and also track the vehicle. The system should have the following features: Tampering detection tampering of ignition wire attempt to siphon fuel attempt to lift vehicle attempt to start vehicle without key App/mobile warning system GPS tracking of vehicle
For medical imaging device, a good user experience requires to guide technologist to the specific functions they need most and help them in quick decision making during medical imaging/interventional procedures. Instructions provided are often tedious to read.
There is need of enhanced customer interaction with intelligent assistant & response. Chatbot can help with artificial intelligence to process language, enabling them to understand human speech or text. They can decipher verbal or written questions and provide responses with appropriate information or direction.
Develop Virtual Assistant for medical device workflow user support with below requirements and constraints-
Essential requirements: Front-end mobile & web based interface:-Connects to a variety of channels, such as websites, documented script and messaging through which users interact with the virtual agent. Natural language processing or any other intelligent technique to understand user work intent, collect relevant parameters from screen, user clicks, previous workflow, words and sentences, and map those to suggestions/insights for user.Key Constraints: Standalone application with web interface Ability to adapt to different screen sizes and orientations, security, and network bandwidth. App data storage on cloud/server (thin client)
Description of the problem: Servers are the crux of our IT infrastructure and are often exposed to great risk. The servers are covered under the layer of firewall, but they are still vulnerable and require security measures. The major concern is the source of threat. Extensive usage of remote connectivity causes improper security and lack of monitoring measures on remote networking equipments. It is required to keep an eye on the wrong doers, the data thieves and their work pattern. BEML has about 30 servers housed in Datacentre in heterogeneous environment with OS HP-UX, Windows based servers. Outcome expected: Requirement of Server based Monitoring & Analysis Tools to alert the servers with Dashboard report on 30 heterogeneous servers available at our Datacentre.
An excavator is a construction vehicle used to excavate or move large objects. The excavator uses a Hydraulic system to generate a Hydraulic force to control the mechanical arm of the machine. It also uses a crawler system for its movement. The main sections of an excavator are the undercarriage assembly, revolving frame assy. The undercarriage assembly includes tracks, track frame, and final drives, which have a hydraulic motor and gearing providing the drive to the individual tracks. The revolving frame assembly includes the operator cab, counterweight, engine, fuel and hydraulic oil tanks and work attachment of boom, arm & bucket its actuating cylinders, the swing system has swing machinery of gearbox and driving swing motors with hydrostatic primary brake and parking brake as secondary for safe operation of excavator. The hydraulic control system is actuated by operator sitting in operator cabin seat with Hydraulic joystick. The revolving structure attaches to the undercarriage by way of slewing bearing system. High pressure oil is supplied to the tracks of hydraulic motors through a hydraulic swivel joint at the axis of the swing center, allowing the machine to slew 360° unhindered and thus provides the left-and-right movement. Saving energy of construction machinery, especially the hydraulic excavator is very essential. The development of new energy saving solutions and efficient hydraulic system have become a priority for OEM’s. When hydraulic excavators lower their boom or brake the rotating upper structure, recoverable potential or kinetic energy is available. A new regeneration scheme to recover these energies to reduce the power loss and energy /fuel saving. The total potential energy could be regenerated under the standard operating conditions in the proposed system should be more energy efficient at least 30~40% of existing system. Outcome expected: 1. Propose alternative Design for energy efficient Regenerative Hydraulic system for 100 ton Excavator. 2. Alternative concept and features should meet or exceed the hydraulic system efficiency of current hydraulic system. 3. Concept needs to be described with block diagram and working principle indicating regeneration of hydraulic energy to be described in hydraulic system line diagram. 4. The proposed energy regeneration system to be verified through simulation result which is done in AMESim / Simulink or any other software. 5. Need to explain the functional block model, methodology, Algorithm and flow chart used. 6. The proposed energy recovery system and control strategy should improve energy recovery efficiency and optimize working performance of the system. 7. Proposed regenerative hydraulic circuit to be simulated at various operating conditions. The results shall be explained for energy / power saving, improved efficiency, Reduce losses and hydraulic oil temperature control, etc.
The Engine, Transmission , equipment dash board system and brake controls equipped with embedded, digital control Electronic Control Units(ECU) for parameters monitoring, display, store and control application. These ECU’s are programmable type for changing the configuration depending on power train combinations, customer requirements and field conditions. The ECUs are capable of sending vital/critical data of the equipment over CAN J1939 2.0B communication protocol. A data logger with J1939 2.0B protocol having connectivity with GPS/GPRS/Internet, if fitted, is capable of sending the vital data of the equipment to remote systems/computers. Outcome expected: 1. Explore the robustness of the current system and bring out the weak points by hacking into the control software and data stored in ECU. a. Un-authorized access of the ECUs. b. Retrieving of equipment vital/critical data with geo locations. c. Making malfunction/un-intended function of ECUs by injecting virus causing potential damages to Engine and Transmission. d. Altering of pre-loaded sequences to change the way of working of Transmission. 2. Explore the prospect of replacing existing CAN protocols with new infrastructure or up gradation of existing protocols to avoid hacking. 3. Protect the software security functions by reinforcing interfaces and strengthening the application. 4. Ensure that vehicles with wireless access points and data-collecting features are protected against hacking events and security breaches. 5. Security measures to prevent remote access to vehicle electronics. 6. Wireless technologies that could pose vulnerabilities to hacking or privacy intrusions.
Process Modeling: Develop a Asset Performance Monitoring (APM) platform based on ML algorithms to calculate the real-time reliability and efficiency of the process plant equipments such as heat exchangers, turbines, pumps, motors, compressors, expanders and reacting columns with respect to the design data. Suggestions to optimize the operational parameters of the different equipment’s for getting the maximum possible efficiency in dynamic operational scenario. For ex- Developing the platform that enables the asset performance monitoring via calculation of the heat transfer efficiency of heat exchangers, optimized operational parameters and reliability for the rotating equipments such as turbines, compressors etc.
GAIL procures most of the raw materials, items, office supplies and services through public procurement portal based on tendering system. We need to develop a blockchain secured system to control this procurement process. As an example, developer shall implement end-to-end process for Steel-pipes, that contains steps like A)procurement from Indian/Overseas vendor B)Shipping C) Transportation in intermediary points D) acceptance at GAIL store E) Payment to Vendor using smart contracts The implementation should use Open source technologies like Ethereum or equivalent and be able to show simple and good UI + clear documentation with out of the box thinking
Central Warehousing Corporation (CWC) is into scientific storage and handling services for more than 400 commodities including Agricultural produce, Industrial raw-materials, finished goods and variety of hygroscopic and perishable items.
Storage loss of food grains and perishables goods are being controlled through quality control practices including periodic chemical treatment, recording of moisture and other parameters, proper documentation, regular inspection, age analysis, sanitation and physical condition of the warehouse.
Low cost IT solution preferably around Internet of the things (IoT) sensor and IoT data integration to existing application software. The sensor is expected to auto capture the atmospheric moisture and temperature inside the warehouse.
Based on moisture and temperature data so captured, the software should do appropriate data analytics and send timely alert to concern officials of CWC for mitigation and remedial actions arising due to moisture and temperature inside the warehouse.
Alzheimer’s disease is a type of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior. Symptoms usually develop slowly and get worse over time, becoming severe enough to interfere with daily tasks.
Tourism in India is important for the country economy and is growing rapidly. The sector is predicted to grow at an annual rate of 6.9% to rupees 32.05 lakh crore(US$460 billion) by 2028 (9.9% of GDP). In October 2015, India medical tourism sector was estimated to be worth US$3 billion, and it is projected to grow to US$7–8 billion by 2020. In 2014, 184,298 foreign patients traveled to India to seek medical treatment.Students teams are expected to develop a context-based NLP engine to guide the tourists using MindMeld capabilities. MindMeld is a platform to power the next generation of chat and voice assistants. It is an AI platform for building conversational interfaces.
The requirements are to develop a WebEx Team bot capable of NLP to guide tourists. Student teams can choose any one from some of the scenarios that we have listed below. Tourism can be classified into the following sectors and provide help based on the nature of tourism. 1. Cruise Tourism - An itinerary Manager that proposes day-by-day schedule of the cruise with a complete list of attractions at each place along with the route navigation system. 2. Adventure Tourism - Since its adventures the bot must provide a tailor-made experience offering a personalized answer and suitable options based on the situations along with appropriate reminders based on the tourist spot visited. The old-fashioned concept of showcasing only India historical heritage and monuments is changing and people around the world are more interested in ecotourism where they want to see the local flora and fauna. Increasing tourism in the Sundarbans area in West Bengal is an attractive proposition. The region contains the biggest mangrove forest in the world and exotic flora and fauna and the Royal Bengal Tiger.
Tech recommendation: The Conversational AI Playbook can be integrated with Webex Teams and help tourists in the following key areas like Travel Planner – The Chatbot must act as a virtual travel agent who is able to share the suggestions based on the users travel preferences. It should be capable to check the Hotel Room Availability Recommend the right package based on tourist profile. Keep tourist informed about the details of the journey like check ins, flight /Train status etc. Route complex queries to human agents in real time (Adventure Tourism)
The evaluations shall be based on the following criteria: 1. Depth and research to understand Indian Tourism Industry (Domain Knowledge) 2. Depth of understanding of Mind meld capabilities & Business model use cases. 4. Depth and understanding of technologies proposed in solution, e.g. Mindmeld & WebEx Teams bot
The Mid-day Meal Scheme is a school meal programme of the Government of India and is designed to improve the nutritional standing of school-age children nationwide. The programme supplies free lunches on working days for children in primary and upper primary classes in Government schools. Serving 120,000,000 children in over 1,265,000 schools and Education Guarantee Scheme centers, it is the largest of its kind in the world. Student teams are expected to build machine vision solution to monitor the activities under the Mid-day Meal Scheme.
Solution Expected: As the Mid-Day Meal program runs in schools across the country, continuous auditing and monitoring of the program might be challenging. Typical Auditing and Monitoring could involve: Ensuring number of students that took meal is same number reported. Lunch served is same as published/reported menu. Alerting in case of discrepancy and capability to centrally see past records / proof (numbers and visual) for any school. To design modules based on the above mentioned activities, video feed shall be provided to the student teams. These feeds shall come from the Meraki security camera. Typically, these shall come from the actual / imitated site i.e. schools, food serving area etc. Student teams are expected to explore the capabilities of Meraki camera’s inbuilt Machine learning (ML) modules and develop solutions around it. E.g. counting students, object recognition etc. Meraki security camera also has an inbuilt functionality to capture snapshot photos. Teams are expected to generate their own database based on the region of interest and features they wish to extract to develop ML models. Along with the expectations of Auditing & Monitoring the student teams should also propose innovative ideas (backed with research) to extract additional information from above snapshots / photos. While architecting the entire system, teams may explore the scalability factor of the system.
The evaluations shall be based on the following criteria:
Due to the pollution on the rise, food habits and hectic schedules we are getting more and more prone to health-related issues for which many a times we use antibiotics drugs. Antibiotic resistance on the rise—and predicted to kill 10 million people per year by 2050. Do think of this problem in India context, lack of knowledge, how antibiotics are prescribed, how to gather the usage of antibiotics across the country and how to mitigate the challenge. Idea would be to see what all are the most common antibiotics / salt in those drugs are being used, for what all diseases they are being prescribed for and predict what are the probable antibiotic drugs ( salts ) which would become non-effective after a certain time for curing a specific microbial infection or disease. Requirement is to build an antimicrobial stewardship platform which should be able to provide this solution.
While most of the Agritech start-ups are focused either on supply chain, focus is now expanding to farm and yield management. The area that still remains UN-explored is the “stubble left after grain segregation”. Stubble burning is an alarming issue today in North India. We need to design a solution which can streamline and automate the process of stubble collection, transportation to desired location, notifications around stubble pickup and delivery, tracking of stubble disposal in a more environment friendly way.Try solution around automated farm images, forecast the stubble production and help business to identify stubble production and purchase the same and track how stubble is being disposed off or used.
Alexa is Amazon’s cloud base voice service, that helps users interact with brands, data, and business logic through voice. Use Alexa to innovate, and build the next generation of interfaces for tourists in India. Your solution should help solve pain points of tourists coming to India like - voice forums to crowd source destination reviews, GPS based voice navigators to guide tourists at historical sites, SOS and emergency support solutions for local and international travelers, travel guides with entry prerequisites, government policies, visa needs, and recommendations on seasons to visit. The Alexa based solution should be intuitive to use also cater to the physically challenged travelers in India.
Develop a technology-based solution for Kids, Senior citizens, especially abled individual on any one who need supervision which can alarm the concerned person in case person who need supervision is crossing a specified boundary for eg 10 meters outside a specified boundary. You should also think about more innovative ideas to see what more value you can bring to these individuals for eg : devices which can apart from keep tracking an individual can also collect heath parameters such as heart rate and alert concerned person in case of any issue. This health data can be further used for research and development of these individuals.
Can we relook the Invoice settlement process? • Is it possible for our Customer to settle the invoices in our system? Let’s say we create an instance of out TOS for customers to come and do the payment settlements.
BACKGROUND: Advances in technology have enabled large-scale harnessing of sources of renewable energy (solar, wind etc.). Smart grids which integrate both conventional energy sources and renewable sources are envisioned to be a sustainable power generation solution. However, all sources of renewable energy are affected by environmental factors (such as wind speed, intensity of solar radiation, cloud cover) which causes fluctuations in power generated from these sources. Also, the availability are subjected to daily/annual cycles (eg. Solar energy available during daytime only). While smart metering enables real-time demand forecasting; accurate models that forecast power generated by renewable energy sources are also needed. Accurate forecasting models will ensure grid stability, smooth scheduling and energy management. For instance, if the model forecasts renewable energy outage for a certain duration of time, the smart grid must seamlessly switch to the conventional energy source for that duration and ensure that the generated power meets the demand forecast. Literature proposes various learning-based forecasting models for renewable energy sources based on open data sources; as well as scheduling strategies for demand-supply matching. Further, simulation software to realistically model microgrids are also available. The problem defined here is to come up with a framework which: realistically simulates a microgrid; forecasts demand and supply of (renewable) energy; seamlessly schedules supply of renewable (and conventional energy) to meet the demand; and provides actionable insights about the functioning of the smart grid system.
PROBLEM STATEMENT: 1. Simulate the microgrid/utility system with various consumers and prosumers. 2. For the renewable energy sources, using environment time series data from open data forums-develop energy generation forecasting models. 3. For the consumers/prosumers using energy consumption time series data from open data forums-develop energy demand forecasting models. 4. Develop scheduling algorithms for the utility/microgrid controller. 5. Integrate the forecasting model and scheduler with the simulation setup in 1. 6. Prototype the following use case with developed models: An Integrated Smart Grid utility manager would want to remotely monitor the operations of the deployed system in real-time. The manager will require a dashboard that provides a micro- and macroscopic spatio-temporal trend of: (a) consumer demand maps; (b) prosumer supply; (c) solar/wind energy generated; (d) conventional energy generated; (e) outages; (f) accuracies of forecasting models for energy demand and energy generated (conventional and renewable); (g) scheduling decision report.
OUTCOME EXPECTED: 1. A microgrid simulation model (with scheduling strategy integrated at controller). 2. Forecasting models to predict demand, renewable energy generated. (possibly Statistical/Machine Learning models). 3. Scheduling strategy/algorithm to manage resources to meet demands. (optimization algorithm based on forecasting model of demand and generation). 4. A web-application of the dashboard with appropriate visualizations and reports.
REFERENCE: • http://www.aungz.com/PDF/88170082.pdf • https://www.mathworks.com/videos/microgrid-system-development-and-analysis-part-3-using-simscape-power-systems-to-simulate-microgrids-1522853406434.html •https://www.researchgate.net/publication/326827833_Strategic_Scheduling_in_Smart_Grids
Simulations developed in STEP 1 can be used to generate synthetic data based on models available in literature. In addition to that, below are some links which provides available data and can be used for modeling: • Time series data (European—possibly to generate synthetic data): o https://data.open-power-system-data.org/time_series/ o https://data.open-power-system-data.org/weather_data/ o https://data.open-power-system-data.org/time_series/2019-06-05
• India Solar data generation o https://openei.org/datasets/dataset/india-direct-normal-global-horizontal-irradiance-solar-resourc13 o https://data.nrel.gov/submissions/43MATHWORKS PRODUCTS: FREE SOFTWARE WILL BE PROVIDED • Curve Fitting, Statistics and Machine Learning toolbox, Deep Learning toolbox (optional) -for forecasting models. • Optimization toolbox (optional): Scheduling algorithm • Simscape, Simscape Electrical, Simulink: to model microgrid/utility • Any Web application: for dashboard • Signal Processing Toolbox (reviewed) • Control toolbox • System Identification • MATLAB and Simulink • Stateflow • App Designer • ThingSpeak • Simulink Design Optimization STUDENT TEAMS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH FREE SOFTWARE OF MATLAB, Simulink and Toolboxes
Electric Vehicle (EV) will be the vehicle of choice soon. However, EV demand on the grid is unknown and EV users have range anxiety. To address these challenges, can we build an EV eco system and connect all players of the eco system? Can we create predictive models for EV demand? How do we provide inter-operability of data and end user applications? For more details please refer to attachment.
Back Ground: A corporate action is an event initiated by a public company that will bring an actual change to the securities—equity or debt—issued by the company. Corporate actions are typically agreed upon by a company’s board of directors and authorized by the shareholders. Examples of corporate actions include stock splits, dividends, mergers and acquisitions, rights issues, and spin-offs. Corporate action instantly impacts security valuation and hence its timely and accurate information is very critical to financial institutes and investors. Information on current, upcoming, and historical corporate action can be purchased from various data vendors like Bloomberg, ICE Data Service, Refinitiv, MarketMap, etc. which could be expensive. Alternatively, data could be freely retrieved from public webpages and company portal. Challenge with free data approach is its accuracy, reliability and completeness
Problem Statement: Goal of corporate action (CA) robot is to retrieve accurate, and complete information on historical, current, and future expected corporate action in timely manner from free sources. Required features: 1. Capability of crawling public web pages to retrieve information related to historical, current, and future expected corporate action. Data could potentially be available directly on webpage or in form of downloadable file (.pdf, .docx) 2. Ability of process information available in free text format like pdf, and MS word document 3. Intelligently identify context in which data is available, like is it listed as example, or is it a real announced corporate action. We should also be able to classify CA as approved or yet to be approved corporate action. 4. Extract important information from retrieved pages/files on corporate action like – Security Identifier type (ISIN, CUSIP, Ticker, etc.), Identifier Value, corporate action type, Ex. Date, record date, pay date, payment / ratio / other key information, other relevant corporate action details etc. Example: ISIN: INE239A01016 Company: Nestle India Type of CA: Interim dividend Amount: Rs. 55 Ex Date: 11/12/2019 Rec Date: 12/12/2019 Pay Date: 02/01/2020
Background: Today organizations have multiple tools and systems to help assist them in their day to day software development activities. There is need of a system which can connect to applications, mine & analyze data and provide results to stakeholders whenever they need it.
For example, questions to assist development activities could be: What is the status of the release of Project X that was due this Friday? Why was Feature Y not fulfilled in the last release for Project X? How many test cases failed in the last release of Project X? Send me an email with the last release notes for Project X How to install Project X? How was Feature Z implemented? (Note: the robot would need to connect to all the applications, and dig out all the relevant information (description of features and linked commits / comments /guides) related the Feature Z Help me solve the class not found exception against “ClassName” (Note: this would mean running a query on stack overflow)
Create an AI/ML based application to be hosted within a corporate/organization intranet with complete access to corporate/organization resources of JIRA, Confluence, Bitbucket and Stack Overflow. The primary responsibility of this software robot (Intelligent Product Master - IPM) is to learn-mine-analyze-serve information about a product to optimize development and support processes in a product team.
IPM’s input interfaces would be a mic and email to receive input from users. IPM’s output interfaces would be speaker and email to revert to users.
Following are the two main use cases (but not limited to) 1. Anyone can ask/look up for any information to IPM. It responds with accurate answer by voice-to-text-conversion/email. Mining existing data (could use APIs of the information hosting applications). Co-relating multiple information, analyzes and respond text-to-voice/email. 2. Take the Speaker in a meeting (example: scrum ceremonies/meetings). It records the meeting MOM in detail in its own data-reservoir (database). The scrum master can also instruct IPM to do multiple activity during the meeting. Say: Create a jira task, pull out the last updated jira task. Send me the last email from XYZ to me etc.To implement this, you can use a computer/speak/mail server and client, Voice-text-voice converter, text to jira / confluence / bitbucket / Stack Overflow APIs, AI to Analyze data to get accurate information, ML to learn when taken in a meeting. The key challenges in the problem would be to architect an information store that is optimally designed to answer queries, and accurately answer questions posed to it. For voice to text, and text to voice, you may use standard (free) libraries/services available in the market.
Scenario 1: 1. A under display camera touchpad screen should be replaced by existing number keypad. 2. When user is prompted for PIN, user can hover his fingers on screen to enter PIN. 3. For example, if user hovers 2 fingers than software will detect the digit as 2 using Machine Learning algorithms. 4. Similarly, user can enter all the digits and can completed the transaction 5. In order secure user interaction, a small chamber is required at ATM where user can place his hands and enters his PIN. Scenario 2: 1. A under display camera touchpad screen should be replaced by existing number keypad. 2. When user is prompted for PIN, user can swipe his fingers on screen to enter PIN. 3. For example, if user swipes 2 fingers than software will detect the digit as 2 using Machine Learning algorithms. 4. Similarly, user can enter all the digits and can completed the transaction. 5. In order secure user interaction, a small chamber is required at ATM where user can place his hands and enters his PIN.Is it required to change the existing process? 1. Transaction can be done like existing process. No process needs to be changed except the way user is authenticated. Does new solution require Bluetooth connectivity: No Sample Data Required: No Any new hardware required: Yes
Onion Prices has skyrocketed in recent weeks
Every year, we see a trend in increase agricultural products price particularly vegetables due to failure of monsoon or late arrival of monsoon and decline in sown area of that year.
Lack of Unified Prediction and forecasting system integrating data such as Metrological data of forecast, yield/production data across states, Inventory and Public distribution, whole sale and Retail agricultural commodity process etc.
Technology to address this Issue
Predictive Analytics based on AI and ML through deep learning from the huge volume of data available from various departments as detailed in point 3 above.
Desired OutcomeUnified Prediction Analysis to various Agricultural departments such as Food and Public distribution under the Ministry of Agriculture, Prime Minister’s PMO etc. so that timely action can be taken. In addition, this data can be integrated as Input to our Budget planning to better monetary allocation to Agriculture at federal and state level and take timely action of distribution planning and price control.
High-speed calculation software that can consider the available path of a vehicle with trolley.
Simulate the tracking and check if the vehicle can pass.
And, when the angle at the arrival point is instructed, it will consider moving (including back movement)
to reach at that angle.In real world, working like Tractor-trolley vehicle.
Requirement for solution : • NYKS has 623 district offices and 29 state offices across the country. • NYKS needs software by which NYKS may take the attendance of the officers working in these districts and States. • The Mobile should collect the attendance based on the location of the officer through GPS system / Geo-Location System and voice recognition or • The software should collect the attendance based on landline telephone number and voice recognition. We expect you to develop a web based app as a solution. However, it is highly recommended to also have a responsive app which can be opened in mobile view as well.
Search and Rescue (SAR) is an operation to find and rescue the people in distress. SAR operations aim at finding missing objects with minimum time in a determined area. There are fundamentally two problems in these operations. The first problem is assessing highly reliable probability distribution maps, and the second is determining the search pattern that sweeps the area from the air as fast as possible. SAR operations benefit greatly from the GIS technology. The area, determined by the search planner, that is to be searched is called Search Area. This area may be sub-divided into search sub-areas for the purpose of assigning specific responsibilities to the available search facilities. The International Aeronautical and Maritime Search and Rescue Manual (IAMSAR) Vol. II (ICAO DOC 9731) provides all necessary information and guidance. Projecs intends to achive: • Determining the size of the search area from the Last Known Position (LKP), including speed, heading and attitude, of aircraft. • Determining the desired area coverage
• Selecting appropriate search patterns.
An Airport Mapping Database (AMDB) is a Geographic Information System (GIS) database of an airport describing the spatial layout of the aerodrome in terms of features (e.g. runways, taxiways, and parking stands) with geometry described as points, lines or polygons and with attributes (e.g. Surface type). AMDB is intended primarily to improve the user’s situational awareness and/or to supplement surface navigation, thereby increasing safety margins and operational efficiency. AMDB represents a collection of aerodrome information that is organized and arranged for ease of electronic storage and retrieval in systems that support aerodrome surface movements, training, charting, and planning. Project intents to Create Aerodrome Maps and Charts using feature extraction from Satellite Imagery and blending that with existing Aerodrome Maps and provide an interactive 2D map containing a spatial layout of the aerodrome in terms of features (e.g. runways, taxiways, parking stands) with geometry described as points, lines or polygons, and with attributes (e.g. surface type). The aerodrome map, charts and data is available in Aeronautical Information Publication (AIP India) uploaded on website https://aim-india.aai.aero/eaip-v2-01-2019/index-en-GB.html
As current practice, for various CNS/ATM facilities, preventive maintenance is carried out on a daily, weekly, monthly, six-monthly and annual basis and has the following limitations: a.) paper based, subject to manipulation b.) localized - station based c.) non-standard compliance d.) missing linkage to equipment maintenance history e.) centralized monitoring not possible f.) storage for stipulated time is cumbersome. Project intents to achieve the below objectives: • Automating the existing manual reports into digitized reports. • Data warehousing for central monitoring and leakage detection. • Ensuring the operational data collected complies with the required Standard.
A mobile application is required that is capable of a.) Having all the details of the equipment like S/N, Date of Installation etc. by scanning a QR code/ barcode. b.) Readily accessing the past service record by scanning a QR code/ barcode. c.) Entering the details and updating service history on the spot, just after maintenance.
A web application is required that is capable of projecting analysed data through visual tools like bar graphs, pie charts, etc. on a web dashboard. Airport facilities include Arrival baggage belts, boarding gates, Parking Stands, Trolleys, etc. The application must have a separate API to have a visual representation of the analysed data which can be integrated with any other web/desktop application. Project intents to achieve the following objectives: • Classification of data based on nature of facility used by a passenger and available facility utilization. • Data visualization at Airport and Pan India Level. • A centralized Dashboard containing visual data representation of the % utilization of Airport services used by passengers.
Whenever a passenger enters into an airport, their credentials are checked at check in Kiosks, Entry Gates, SHA, Immigration & customs and boarding gates to validate their journey. Usually a passenger is instructed to come two hrs before for a domestic travel and four hours before an international travel. This instruction is given to passengers as their validation process might take more time than usual due to long passenger queues at each check point. The time taken by passenger to stand in a queue at a particular touch point and gets its credentials validated is called dwell time of that touch point. Hence, a mobile application based dwell time data collection and analysis at touch points of airports including check-in counters/Entry Gates/SHA/Immigration and customs/boarding gates using IOT. The Automated system needs to prompt necessary alert messages as per escalation matrix for dynamic allocation of manpower and facilities for a particular check point.What we want: • Monitoring Effective Utilization of Airport touch points • Central data base record for each dwell time data collection. • An external API integration facility to connect with existing Airport Software’s.
A web based application using Block chain technology is sought from Airport Licensing to retrieve important and relevant Project Related information from pool of data source i.e. SAP, E-mail, E-office, Scan documents and Database. Below features are desired in an application: a.) Concerned Officers can upload relevant data related to Airport Licensing from Airports. b.) Seamless Approval process, Centralized Monitoring and Suggestion Mechanism. c.) Relevant information should be fetched from data source, linked to a particular project which can be used in the hour of need.
A mobile application needs to developed to track the registered passengers from resistance to home. The application will register passenger mobile number only for those who are willing to take this service. Passenger will be provided customized offers for Taxi, concessionaires etc. based upon passenger history and facility choices opted by the users.Further a separate module dedicated to VIP passenger facilitation needs to be incorporated. Projects should also have • User friendly UI/UX for Airport passangers. • Digitally Storing and Monitoring overall project related data.
The Department of Financial Services (DFS), Ministry of Finance and National Informatics Centre (NIC) have jointly developed a mobile app called Jan Dhan Darshak as a part of financial inclusion (FI) initiative. As the name suggests, this application acts as a guide for the common people in locating a financial service touch point at a given location in the country. Have a look at the additional application and develop an more featureful application that provides more insights and better recommendations.
“The Department of Financial Services (DFS) oversees several key programs/initiatives and reforms of the Government concerning the Banking Sector, the Insurance Sector and the Pension Sector in India. Therefore, it’s very important for the concerned officials to be updated in respect of any news or changes that happen in these financial matters and the information should be available on mobile/email. Hence the department seeks to develop an information application that can send link or news related to these financial matters immediately to the concerned officials and can provide link to various circulars of the financial institutions like RBI, Banks, PFRDA, etc. as per the user’s will. Design an app to allow broadcast of information by senior officials, and reporting of issues by all other officials to respective authorities.”
Eligible Intermediary Organizations (IMOs) are Non-Government Organizations (NGOs), Section 8 Companies registered under Companies Act 2013, Urban / Rural Women Co-operative Banks, Co-operative Societies etc.
Eligible Intermediary Organizations (IMOs) are Non-Government Organizations (NGOs), Section 8 Companies registered under Companies Act 2013, Urban / Rural Women Co-operative Banks, Co-operative Societies etc.
In PFMS implementation, there are new NGO registration applications. We are looking for software module which would achive below desired objective. (1) Registration of NGOs may be approved by the concerned Ministry within a specific period. Otherwise, it should be deleted/rejected automatically by the PFMS portal itself. So that fresh registration can be done again by the implementing agency. (2) For committed expenditure like salaries, pensions etc, direct link for sanction and release of funds to the Autonomous bodies to be made on quarterly basis. However, while considering final release UC/Account and UB should be taken care of.
In recent days, we have observed water scarcity especially during summer days. Rain harvesting facility can be used in different Govt. organisations/Govt. funded buildings. We are looking for software solution where (1) Feasible rain water harvesting solutions can be provided to organisations as per their requirement (may or may not be by third party vendors) (2) Implementation work progress can be monitored (3) Vendors providing such solutions can be connected with organisations.
GeM portal is a dedicated e market for different goods & services procured by Government Organisations / Departments / PSUs. It facilitates online procurement of common use Goods & Services required by various Government Departments / Organisations / PSUs. In GeM Portal, we are looking for provision of customization of terms and conditions for Annual Maintenance Contract of services as per the need of the services required by the organisation may be created. It could be module which would (1) Provides facility to review terms and conditions of services between concerned persons (2) Facility to add comment against/add/remove a particular point.
Harnessing the power of digital technologies is essential for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, including universal health coverage. To reduce the inequities in health in population with the migration either because of occupation, shelter or some other reasons, migration among cities, states, rural to urban, it is essential to track their health record so that health services can reach up to such people in the form of continuum of care. lmmunization of children is an important field where we can provide full immunization coverage to such community who are often left behind.
Emergencies and disasters impact population’s health. Public health plays a critical role in working with health and non-health sectors responsible for preparing for and responding to emergencies. In emergencies, large numbers of people may require medical attention. Health care systems may be over-stretched, and public order may be threatened. Hence, we want software solution such that social media can be used in public health emergency response. Such tool/page/plugin should have the below capabilities. (1) Alarm message during emergencies (2) Providing precautinary steps to be taken during emergency/disasters (3) Help in finding nearby available healthcare systems (4) Providing First aid/primary steps to be taken/provided to patients, in case of emergencies/disasters.
Chat bots in health care may have the potential to provide patients with access to immediate medical information. Health care chat bots could help patients better manage their own health, improve access and timeliness to care. We require: Use of Al based Chat bots for providing health related information.
EHR generally contains highly-sensitive and critical data related to patients, which is frequently shared among clinicians, radiologists, healthcare providers, pharmacists, and researchers, for effective diagnosis and treatment. Hence, may use block chain technology for accessing and managing the privacy and security of patient data and history in clinical practices.
India is a developing country with a steep rise in population but a fall in the cultivable land area. India is able to produce enough food to feed the people. However, it stands 97th in Oxfam’s Food Availability Index, and 103rd in the 2018 Global Hunger Index. The major cause could be the wastage of food produced at various levels. With the constant rise in population, India will have to smartly manage its food resources. We have to develop smart management techniques for food storage and reduce the wastage. Develop an application to provide a network of ware houses and farmers. Engage a logistic provider network to enable farmers directly use the network to sell their produce. Additionally provide facility to access warehouses and cold storages. Such a network will also enable judging whether enough storage capacity is available and also provide optimal usage of the facilities available.
Identifying Solution with respect to Inter State & Inter Country/Continent Criminals e.g. Using Identity Inputs i. e. name, email, Photo, address, present/permanent address, mobile number, ID cards etc. Also to design tool to generate some alert in facilitating effective policing.
Extract Geo Location/ Criminal Navigation using Mobile/Email based Tracking System
Suggestions for community oriented policing (Digital Policing) / how to improve police and public relationship using technology i.e Mass Media, Social Media, Social Network Apps Connectivity, Community Radio, Interactive SMS System for senior citizens and authorities.
With our aim to fight against bribery, we seek Digital Solution to Combat Bribery & Justice Restoration System for better policing and improved public delivery system. Solution should (1) Provide efficient ways of public delivery system for combating bribery (2) Reporting bribery incidences to authorities. You may add value addition features to your solution.
Cyber bullying involves posting and sharing wrong, private, negative, harmful information about victim. In today’s digital world we see many such instances where a particular person is targeted. We are looking for the software solution to curb such bullying/harassment in cyber space. Such solution is expected to (1) work on social media such as twitter, facebook,etc. and on SMS, etc. (2) should alarm the authorities (3) facility to report such incidents to authority. Additional useful features are welcome.
Interactive & user friendly map application for the public to inform police about the crimes and emergencies in real time.
Smart and efficient Judiciary Interactive System: We often come across scenarios where stakeholders for a particular event (presentation, meeting, discussion, etc.) are at remote location. In such cases, we observe many problems in flawless conduction of presentation or meeting, etc. We are looking for software solution for smart and efficient judiciary interactive system. It should cover (1) facility for presentation to all the attendees (2) facility for discussion between Judiciary panel. Additional useful features are welcome.
Efficient and user-friendly Chabot Based Crime Registration & Crime Awareness System
Industrial waste is the waste produced by industrial activity which includes any material that is useless during a manufacturing process. It is hazardous to human health and environment. We are looking for a software solution which would help in development of business models for collection and utilization of single use plastics and various other industrial wastes by using items like: a. Ceramics b. Bamboo c. Wood d. Jute e. Cloth g. Tetra packs, etc. It should lead to utilizing the industrial waste at appropriate place, generate some revenue stream/business model and cause less harm to environment.
Our cities are expanding and most of the people have to travel more than 2 hours daily to commute between their place of work and stay. These things often lead to work-life imbalance, more stress, impact work performance, etc. We are looking for a software solution for smart management of traffic. It should lead to better travel plans, less stress due to driving and optimized travel time. You can consider data available over internet for modeling the solution.
Cities in India are growing fast. Cities have safety issues. We often come across news and available data, which indicates a particular area being more unsafe than others. We are looking for a software solution for ensuring the safety of citizens in these unsafe areas. Safety measures, Warning messages, Asking for help, etc. can be features. Additional features are welcome.
Every part of our country is very rich in its heritage and culture. However, awareness about the same can be increased among the local residents. Tangible heritage refers to physical artefacts, transmitted intergenerationally in a society and intangible heritage are skills, knowledge, practices, etc. We are looking for software-mobile app for increasing awareness among local residents as well as at national level, leading to an increase in ownership among locals and stimulus to tourism.
There exists good medicle facilities across city in India. But due to higher migration rate and other factors, some people are not aware of these facilities. Moreover, eligible people are unaware of government schemes for availing medicle facilities. We are seeking software solution for (1) checking availability of nearby medical facilities, based on search criteria (2) facility for checking related medicle government schemes, as applicable. Additional features are welcome.
Various kinds of disasters such as earthquake, wildfire, flood, heatwave, Tsunami, fire, hazardous material spills, disease outbreaks, etc. cause life as well economic losses. We are looking for a software solution which would be useful in disaster management. Objectives for the solution are: (1) Facility for real time tracking of disaster (2) Facility for updating disaster related information and sending precautionary messages by authorities. Additional features for solution are welcome.
Cities provide more opportunities for people to grow economically. However, these opportunities are unequal because of the knowledge asymmetry. How can we ensure that people have more equal and wider access to better and relevant economic opportunities/jobs? However, people’s access to these opportunities varies due to various factors. We are looking for a software solution where all the relavant opportunities including jobs, tenders in public domain, freelancing work, etc. would be listed & visible. Sectors can be but not limited to Opportunities in Govenment Sector, Private Sector, Technology, Science, etc.
In the country, groundwater caters to 80% of the irrigation water needs since 1970. Water availability is not uniform and varies from state to state. Dugwells and tubewells are the major sources for groundwater extraction. The construction of dugwells and tubewells has been an expensive affair and has been a dream for the farmers. The affordability for construction of deep wells to get the water and its socio-economic impact needs to be studied. Agriculture census and minor irrigation census data are available at an interval of 5 years. In order to get a clear picture of the land holding pattern, irrigation source, cropping pattern and depth of the wells in the different parts of the country, a comparative assessment is required in micro/macro level i.e., block/district/state/country for the previous two census.
Groundwater is the major source of freshwater for drinking, irrigation and industrial purposes and has always been a hidden treasure because of its dynamic nature. The health of the groundwater system is reflected in the groundwater levels of the region. There is a need to develop a robust application to understand the groundwater scenario and its resources of the regions. Representative groundwater level data needs to be analysed using statistical and arithmetical solutions along with the groundwater resources of the country to identify the blocks/district/state which has been critical compared to previous decade.
Preoperative planning is a phase before actual surgery procedure in which the surgeon can take all the time needed to define the surgical problem, to identify fully all the anatomical and technical aspects of the procedure, and then carefully plan the solution. In order to facilitate this, the patient is assumed to be located in a coordinate system refered to as the ‘Patient Coordinate System’(PCS), whereas the surgeon has access to pre-operative medical scans(like CT/MRI etc.) of the subject in the coordinate system refered to as the ‘Image Coordinate System’(ICS). Any procedure planned in medical scans under ICS can be transfered to patient domain by utilizing this mapping. The challenge of accurately establishing this mapping (or registration) between PCS and ICS plays a critical role in influencing the reliability of the surgery procedure itself. Currently accepted practice involves the use of special markers called the ‘fiducials’ for the purpose of estimating PCS-to-ICS mapping. Apart from establishing correspondances between the appearance of fiducials in both patient and image coordinate systems, autonomas and accurate localization of these markers in image coordinate system is an open-challenge. Currently, surgeons manually annotate and localize these fiducials or utilize semi-automatic tools provided by their treatment planning suite. The goal of this challenge is therefore, to develop fully autonomas algorithm for detection and localization of fiducials in pre-operative scans. Concretely, the participants will be provided with MRI head-scans with fiducials affixed on the skull surface and the task will be to estimate 3D coordinates of the center of these fiducials with respect to the image coordinate system. Accruacy of their algorithm will be tested on the corresponding ground-truth values and generalization will be evaluated based on unseen test data.
In case of man-made emergency situations which disrupt public life on greater scale e.g. war, tested solutions for rapid communications among large numbers of devices is required for relief efforts as well as monitoring of environment. A Mobile Adhoc Network (MANET) protocol based on device geographical location information is conceptualized to serve as a gate way device. Problem is coding, simulation and testing of scalability. A network routing protocol is scalable in terms of number of nodes when it can accommodate additional nodes without increase of overhead for given limited area. The conceptualized MANET protocol shall establish the source to destination path similar to zone routing protocols (ZRP). The path to destination is referred at source, in terms of the geological zones therefore allowing movement of intermediate mobile devices across path without disturbing the path. The devices get assigned new zone automatically using the GPS. The simulation scenario shall be source node in searching a path to friendly destination device, exchange data (hello) and drop the link. The devices follow random mobility pattern in 2 D frame. For searching of devices there is pre condition of knowing past history or pattern or set of fixed zones where destination node can reside. This is close to real world scenario where destinations reside at known zones such as home, office, commutation route, friend’s place, entertainment hub in the area, railway station, airport etc. The MANET protocol, by nature of precondition, of knowing the possibility of location of devices; protects from spam connection and un authorized network broadcast. It is allowed to modify the protocol to certain level to improve security, privacy without diluting the basic principal. The simulation is required to test the claim of scalability level in terms of N devices in simulation. A set of software codes will be required to be developed for simulation of the routing protocol. The simulation can be done using open source network simulator. It is required to test and simulate the concept of this routing protocol and its scalability. The metric of scalability will be success in search, establishment and dropping the links between pairs of devices and amount of information shared when not having links. The largest possible MANET size is required to be in order of 1000s. All MANET devices shall be interchangeable and there will not be any infrastructure dedicated node. All devices shall be replaceable without affecting MANET performance. Fixed location nodes can be used. An example application can be MANET for police cars or disaster relief providers to enable connectivity in them without having to connect to any public network.
Andaman Nicobar Islands is a place of historical as well as tourist importance. Tourism being the only prime industry in these Islands has lot of potential and opportunity and technology can play a major role in attracting tourists to a large extent. Immersive real-life experience through technology like Virtual Reality of the scenic extravaganza and under-water wonders of vivid flora and fauna which are displayed in the museums, would certainly give a new dimension to the tourists in realizing the beauty of these Islands. No such VR App is being used as on date for the tourist visiting Islands.
There is an acute shortage of health care in smaller towns and villages. The objective is to scale up of the existing telemedicine /call centre for doctors network to all subcentres using DTH or similar technology that allows two way communication and is not dependant on Internet Service Providers. All data to be held in a cloud server, Integrating cloud tech with Patient MIS and Aadhar authentication, in order to make it easy for patients belonging to low socio economic and educational backgrounds for safe keeping of medical records and also for accessing the databases by emergency medical technicians by merely using biometric / thumb impressions.
National Web Portal is used for designing Job oriented courses with the help of Human Resource data and desirable skill sets from industries. Design a system to read the job description from the pdf and word document provided by government officials. Provide facility to review and edit the generated job description and publish on the portal. This portal should also provide facility to apply for job and further management of interview and selection process.
“Uttarakhand is primarily an agricultural state. The contribution of agriculture to the states domestic product is about 22.4 percent and the population dependent on agriculture for their livelihood is about 75 -85 percent. For instance, As per Uttarakhand state planning Commission, 2007, the productivity of wheat in the hills is 13.2 quintals/hectare and rice is 12.36 quintals/hectare. Thus, agricultural opportunities are developing rapidly in the state. Especially, in sector of organic agriculture, Uttarakhand Is highly accessible because of largely rain-fed agriculture and very low use of chemical fertilizers and pesticides, the produce grown by farmer in the area are not only rich in nutrients but also have high medicinal value and provides an opportunity to develop and farmer friendly environment of organic farming that provide better value in the market to Small and Marginal Land holder. The various project of Department of rural development and agriculture are continuously in the process of enhancing farmer and self-help groups (SHGs) livelihoods by adding value in their produce and providing favourable markets. Provide technology based interventions like Techniques of Value addition to agriculture produce, Packaging, Logistic movement, Farmer Branding and marketing avenues. This platform should enable direct movement of farmer to the consumer and reduce the intermediates who take away a lion’s share of commission.”
Theoretically the bridges are designed to have a life span of 50 years. However, practically the life span of bridges varies between 30 to 40 years. Therefore, it is required to redesign the bridges of length 50 m based on geomorphic condition. The solution must be low cost and long lasting. Design a software system to predict life of a bridge depending on various conditions of environment, take inputs as design of bridge, latitute and longitude of bridge, access some API to get information about predicted environmental conditions and use that data to predict life of the bridge. This system should be used to modify the design to increase the life of the bridge.
The objective is to develop a smart intelligent traffic signal system based on various image processing and artificial intelligence techniques to collect the real time traffic data and monitor accordingly to avoid big jams and accidents. Use inputs from tools like Google maps and design an app that can be installed on devices to track and report such traffic jams. Ensure appropriate trust mechanisms are enabled to trust an reported incident of traffic jam depending on number of inputs. Provide verification mechanisms to ensure that it can be verified by other users on the same route.
The objective is to develop a software solution to predict the future jobs based on location, sectors, package and eligibility. Big data analysis can be useful to collect and analyse data from different job sites and predict the future requirements applying machine learning /deep learning techniques.
The objective is to develop a psychometric and aptitude test software for different levels of students like school, graduates and dropout students applying artificial intelligence tools, which will help to identify the current status of students and help them for future career counselling purpose. Use existing research papers to understand types of questions to be asked to students and prepare a questionare. Then design a software tool to evaluate the aptitude of the students for each discipline. This questionare needs to be verified by professional psychometric analyst.
Though there exists a technology for face recognition based authentication, dynamic human recognition based authentication is highly challenging. For a given entrance gate a hardware-software solution is needed to identify every unique person who enters or exit the gate, with log of all previous entry/exit time, photo/videos recorded. That means there will not be a previous history of an individual on the first entry. The system should immediately alert the security if it is a new person and the security will decide to allow/restrict that person entering inside the premises. Whereas, the system should learn from its previous history of videos/images dynamically to allow a known person. For a given size of the gate, the number of cameras with optimal resolution required is also to be worked out as part of solution. The solution should be scalable and preferably based open source.
The position of an object in the air can be indicated by latitude, longitude and altitude for a given time. A trajectory is a stream of such quadruples (time, latitude, longitude and altitude). Given a large set of such trajectories, without any other information, problem is to cluster them into meaningful objects such as Helicopter, Fighter/civilian Aircraft, UAV, Cruise Missile, dropped bomb, etc. An optimal scalable solution is desired using open source tools. Design a system to estimate location of flying object based on its trajectory, provide guidance to missile to shoot them depending on their location when missile will meet the object on its trajectory.
There is a requirement for developing IT solutions for precision based irrigation, fertigation, crop growth, crop maturity of major commodities in Horticulture. Design a system based on past data to provide guidelines to improve above mentioned parameters for multiple crops.
The Directorate of Higher Education has 7 Government Colleges and 26 aided colleges under it. Altogether, more than 10000 students that pass out from them every year either choose to opt for further studies, work or have their own startups. Currently, there is no mechanism for the colleges and the Directorate to keep a track of the students passing out. Hence, the problem is to develop a web based application for colleges and the Directorate to keep a track of the Alumni. The said application should have the following features:-
Goa has faced the rage of rains this year and potholes are the biggest problem which government is tackling. Now problem lies in the fact that concerned departments are not able to co-ordinate to resolve the issue.
The aim is to build a mobile based dynamic reporting system which will facilitate into flow of information among all concerned stakeholders.
Checking the menace of stray cattle in State of Goa by involving Municipalities, Panchayats, Animal Husbandry, NGO and Civic Forum. Stray Cattle not only bad to traffic congestion but also causes health hazard to the cattle.
The aim is to build mobile based dynamic reporting system which will facilitate into flow of information among all concerned stakeholders.
The problem is to identify optimal set of land based launch locations in a given area of 100km X 100km size, to maximize the kill probability of all the targets directed to this area. The interceptors are deployed in clustered manner in multiple locations within that given area. Solution may consider following aspects .. a) Set of Ballistic Missiles Trajectories of targets, each represented by a point(Latitude, Longitude, Altitude) to be taken as input b) Set of multiple locations/areas (polygons of Latitude & Longitude) where interceptors are deployed to be taken as input. c) Minimal optimal set of locations (polygons of Latitude & Longitude) to maximize the destruction of targets to be the output, which is the subset of (b) above.
The solution should recover more than 95% data of 250GB/500GB NAND flash memory drive after full format by host.
Design Positive psychology games (Mobile/Computer) which will help develop general public understanding and generate respect for the rights and dignity of women and children. This should help promote objectives of Beti Bachao Beti Padao (BBBP).
Disruptive innovation for women empowerment. Provide open ideas for empowering women and design tools for enabling them. This is an open platform to provide ideas where best idea will win.
Effective use of Cyber Space and Cyber Technology to prevent violence against and trafficking of women and children
Build an app for tracking and monitoring status of children that stay in government recognized Child Card Institutions (CCI) and Specialized Adoption Agencies (SAA). Design an efficient biometric tracking tool that tracks daily attendance, as well as in and out movement of children from the respective institutions. Additionally, also tracks guardian visits in the system. Design a centralized system that enables tracking attendance and guardian visit across India. Ensure that this system also works in an offline manner. For example, if database is synced once then it should allow marking of attendance and guardian visit without having to sync the database. However, the attendance should be uploaded automatically once internet connection is available. The monthly grant will be sent only if the data is synced. Provide login to District Child Protection Unit (DCPU) and Child Welfare Committees (CWC) to enable them to access the tracking information. Provide facility to transfer child from one organization to other seamlessly without losing the past tracking information. Depending on the attendance and number of visits by guardian, provide recommendation on adoption eligibility of the child based on JJ Act of 2015 and Adoption Guidelines of 2017. Based on the recommendation, flag the children with higher eligibility to be moved to the legal adoption pool. Currently, a lot of eligible children are not being moved to the legal adoption pool and hence, their right to good family is being violated.
Innovative online tools for comprehensive financial inclusion of women. Design a system to provide periodic guidance to women in their rural language on various financial tools like banking and stock trading, etc.
Innovative apps for women safety specially in cyber space. Design innovative methods to prevent blackmailing and frauds against women specific cases. Enable to detect if a woman’s profile is being used somewhere without her consent.
Promoting holistic nutrition among women and children through/with the help of IT for Poshan Abhiyaan. Design a system for health worker to monitor and trigger alarms if some women/child have not come for upcoming dose. Additionally, if mobile number of the patient is registered then provide notification to them to get the dose.
In order to simplify the process of e-tendering and to make the system cost effective and user friendly, the EVC (electronic verification code) system are required to be performed through Aadhaar based OTP, instead of existing Digital Signature Certificate. Design efficient solutions that enable use of Aadhar OTP and DigiLocker for sharing the documents for eTendering. Check https://maharashtra.etenders.in/tnduploads/mah/pressnotices/FAQ.html
“We can map all the retail outlets on Google Map and can have a application connected to fuel tank sensor which will generate an automated message and path may pop up regarding the nearest fuel station with details of fuel prices and the total fuel to be top up for covering the remaining distance if the fuel level drops a particular level. Design an application to recommend when to fuel the vehicle and what petrol pump to use. Provide facility to provide ratings to the fuel station and recommend fuel station based on the ratings.”
A software can be developed for Dispensing Unit of petrol pump, which would have a feature to convey the customer about the actual quantity product delivered to the customer after fuelling. Similarly about the quality of product, if the product is off specification. This sensor should have a facility to meausre the fuel quality and quantity and display it along with some quality parameters too.
“Timing error estimation and matched filtering are crucial processing blocks in a communication receiver. The problem is like looking for the occurrence of a known signal in the observed/measured signal, which is noisy and distorted. This nature of problem makes it best suited for intelligent approach, as human brain invariably solves this kind of problem in day-to-day life. Classical techniques like maximum likelihood, Early-Late, Gardener and Muller approaches have been successfully implemented. However, it is perceived that machine learning techniques will outperform the classical approaches and this fact needs to be researched. The neural network shall use minimum computation and converge fast for practical and real-time implementation. If the results are promising, it can be applied for military and commercial radars. Design a proof of concept that can be used to prove that AI can be used to solve above problems and provide significant help to such radars”
prisoners are segregated in different wards as per Punjab Jail Manual.But it is the tendencies of a few bad elements to leave the barracks on the pretext of availing Medical Services,Canteen Services, telephone Services etc. and going to some others barracks to receive or to distribute or to prepare a prohibited article. prison Department wants to put some Bio-ID based gates turnstiles which can identify the prisoner ,whether he reached to the designated place of service for which he was permitted . The Bio-Id of inmates is available in web based application with Demographic detail of inmates. Technological Solutions on this issue may be developed through Living Lab.
Goa is a major tourist destination which pulls thousands of tourists every year. Goa is known for its beautiful beaches and hospitality. There are a number of monuments and landmarks depicting the cultural, history and development of Goa. Due to high inflow of domestic as well as international tourists, the manpower required to guide the tourist on these landmark is not sufficient and sometimes lack in the information that need to be given and highlighted to the tourist. Hence we propose the problem of developing a mobile application which renders information about the monument or landmark just by taking their live pictures as inputs. In other word, the application should allow the user to click a photograph and based on the picture it should display information about the monument/landmark. The application should also notify the user about such monuments/landmarks in the vicinity. The app should also allow the user to give their inputs about the object and also add to knowledge creation about the monuments/landmark. The app should also be able to keep statics about the number of users referring to the monument/landmark along with details of the users.
Lot of navigation apps like Google map are available for navigation but none of them support navigation inside a building by taking into account rooms, corridor and floors. The challenge is to create an app that would show a navigation path in the real world on your mobile device screen. This technology is beneficial to everyday citizens because it allows one to accurately navigate to a specific location in a building they have never been to before, such as government offices,a classroom in a campus, malls/retail store to show customers the items they would want to purchase etc.
The act of research sets the course for the development of any product or service. Without comprehensive research, all stages that follow in research activities could be greatly affected. Finding the required information for research can be difficult as the resources and information on internet and otherwise are often located in dispersed places, and accessing the right content can be time consuming.
In this context, a single State research portal is needed to be designed in a manner that it can serve as a one-stop research portal for all the State Universities and colleges comprising the essential areas/parameters. Few of the areas to be incorporated are as given below: a. Navigating to information: It should be built on user experience best practices. As researchers are used to accessing websites (whether in their personal or professional lives) that respond to their screen size and are optimized for mobile, but also contain ideal user experience elements to make it easy to navigate (think single search bar front and center, clear organization of content etc.). b. Uploading research, discovery of and access to information: It should be a user-friendly research portal wherein the researchers can search and discover the right information and content for their work. They also be able to upload their research work university/college/miscellaneous wise which may further be categorized department/areas of study wise.
A discovery service is the next tool to consider integrating into research portal. Consider how metadata is used, the methodology around searching and retrieving search results, how the tool anticipates users’ needs, and what can be integrated into the discovery tool.
Need to search any data from a PDF. Data present in the PDF is a combination of English, Telugu & Urdu languages. The font used for Telugu is Shreelipi and for Urdu is Noori Nastaliq. Format of Data present in PDF will be in .pdf format and some data will be in image format. We need to search the data present in English, Telugu & Urdu languages which is present in Unicode as well as in image format. Sample data set has been uploaded.
Visually impaired citizens faces lot of problems with CAPTCHA authentication process. In some of the applications OTP is given as alternative but not with rest of the apps. In some of the apps audio captcha is provided but many citizens find it difficult to decipher. An effective solution for CAPTCHA or an alternative is required to address the problems faced by the visually impaired citizens.
“Technology or governance- related challenges/problem faced by Institute 1. Improvement in Patient care Management System (PMS) Patient care management system allows for delivery of real time services that can enable individuals to learn work, socialize and interact with community with without being subject to physical barriers, ex: ERP – (Entrepreneurship Resource Planning) software to be developed for efficient management of academic activities and service activities in the Prosthetics & Orthotics department. The department serve 4 ½ year Bachelor degree course in Prosthetics & Orthotics and Master in Prosthetics & Orthotics. Beside that Prosthetics & Orthotics department has assessment, fabrication and fitment Prosthetics & Orthotics lab. 2. Virtual Technology Virtual Technology means the potential to try out – of - reach experience such as climbing a mountain, skateboarding or swimming in the sea perhaps for the first time. Virtual Technology is useful for Prosthetics & Orthotics. It is useful for enabling physical activities so that patient can improve impairment activities limitation and participation. Through the usage of virtual technology alike in mobile gyroscope or accelerometer. 3. Technology integration and up gradation The main challenges that face both Institute and decision maker is how they are to integrate technologies and services in everyday routine and Institute how can take advantages. Solution for ambulation and during activities of daily living by technology integration in P&O aids appliance for Divyangjan. Software/e-governance 1. One step easy software based Job tracker for disabled (divyangjan) 2. Health guide monitor to check well-being and fitness quotient 3. Portable Stress monitor to devise solutions for stress based on physiological parameters Design an integrated system to provide above facilities and/or provide a facility to integrate them with eachother.”
The inspection and monitoring of health of embankment for preventive maintenance is a massive and intensive exercise which has huge financial ramifications. The manpower requirements for effectively carrying out such an important exercise is very high keeping in view large number of embankment protection works across river networks which are not easily accessible at times. Therefore, preventive maintenance of embankments needs a technological solutioninvolving participation of localsto safeguard the public property and life. One such solution may be through the use of embankment mapping and crowdsourced health card. Embankment mapping involves the development of GIS application to analyse the existing river embankment network. The crowd sourced data with images, geo-location and time stamp can be used for the generation of health card of embankment and identifying the critical sections thereof for their preventive maintenance.
Lack of dynamic crop maps and opacity in water utilisation data prevents proper water accounting at the level of irrigation commands. Information regarding area under various crops is generally available at an aggregate level e.g. district wise cultivated area under individual crops. Non-availability ofactual crop maps preventsspatial visualisation of water utilisation and therefore proper water accounting. National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC), Hyderabad generates yearly Land Use Land Cover (LULC) maps at a finer resolution of 56m containing land use classes of crop season and number of crops (single/multiple crop). Crowdsourced information from farmers, agricultural extension service providers, local administration and local population may be used for generation of crop type maps for a particular irrigation season which in turn may be used for preparation of water accounts at various spatial scales rangingfrom command of a major to minor irrigation project. Water Accounting at various spatial and temporal scales in commands of irrigation projects will help in informed decision making during the ensuing crop season and leads to optimal utilisation of irrigation water.
Software for computerization of farmer, land details along with beneficiary schemes details All the records at present are maintained manually by the department which leads to difficulty in access and retrieval of records. Design a block chain based mechanism to ensure frauds are eliminated in land records thereby assisting in maintaining the documents.
Repository of departmental court cases Design and prepare a court case management software that has facility to record information like adding a case, adding lawyers (have facility select from existing list of lawyers), add invoice for for each hearing and for different heads under which lawyers charge the clients. In short the system should provide end to end management of court case from client perspective and should be easy to use.
Andaman & Nicobar Islands have a fragile ecosystem with a vivid flora and fauna. Protecting the wildlife is critical to its environment. Increase in wildlife offence like killing of protected animals has increased in the recent past. This app will enable to curb such offence.
“Develop an app to capture information related to field patrolling officer for forest and wildlife asset for patrolling personnel posted in field. Following information can be recorded (1) location for their safety, (2) asset, location, and other information about the asset like weight, etc depending on the asset. A major requirement of this app will be offline abilities. It should work without internet access. This can be done by having sync functionality and subsequent edits should be recorded in the app and synced later on.”
Computerization of Library Activities and Book Transactions Design a system for library management system for Andaman college that has voice based search of books and automatic categorization of books in genres based on title. The system should search from the internet and get information about the book and put them into appropriate category based on title, authors and information collected online.
Automating the manual system of fee collection and issue of transfer certificate activities for Andaman College
There are proposals for the development of 5 apps for five problem statements viz. Development of app to assist entrepreneurs to avail scheme benefits of the Ministry of Food Processing Industries, find suitable location for setting up of Food Processing Projects, information on various culinary choices, particularly traditional food items, ways and means to reduce food wastage and app for trace ability of Food items from farm to fork. Create a generic configurable app that can help to search above information from the database, provide database schema and migration tools from excel to enable end users to provide required data to the system.
A point based Incentivized Tech Bin will have the facility to generate gift token for the bin users based on the frequency of the user using the bin. Design a system where the user is rewarded with a printed token key each time garbage of more than 1 kg is put into the bin indicating the amount of garbage. Design a gamified portal to provide rewards motivating users to throw more and more garbage.
Making the official activities to go paperless - like sending official communications through e-media, automating procedures for protecting the environment. Design a customizable workflow management system to handle submission of documents and approval workflow with facility to sign the document with approval seal. This system should have ability to intimate the concerned party by email and also be manageable by email.
Develop an integrated system which can help in preventing cheating in examination. Use CCTV recordings to automatically detect cheating in the exam hall and mark them for review.
Ghats are the series of steps leading down to a body of water or wharf. Ghats are associated with legends or mythologies. Ghats & crematoria are considered one of the auspicious locations for this ritual. In hindu traditions, cremation is one of the rites of passage. A riverfront is a region along a river; often in larger cities that border a river, the riverfront will be lined with marinas, docks, parks, trees, or minor attractions. Today many riverfronts are a staple of modernism and city beautification. A citizen centric mobile app can be develop to provide information & awareness about ghats, crematoria & riverfront along Ganga river and its tributaries.
At present efforts are made to revise and upgrade the curriculum by the AICTE to train the students to cater to industrial needs. But there are several factors that prevents the students to reach their zenith and harness their skills as below: 1. Socio-economic background of the student. 2. Peer influence 3. Addiction to cell phones and social media. 4. parents pressure to join a course in which the student is not interested. 5. lack of strong foundation in the fundamentals. 6. General prevalence of Learning Disability. The current metrics of CGPA, certificates are not enough to accurately assess the capability of a student. many students are sacked from the company after one or two years because they are not happy with the performance. Exact Problem: Every individual has an inherent ability /talent. if only he/she gets a job suiting the skill set the goal of AICTE will be achieved. Higher productivity will be there and youth power has a major role to play in a Nation’s growth . Economy will improve. The proposed software should identify the skill set and assess the capacity of a student. It should recommend the suitable candidates against a requirement from the industry.
Challenge 1 Generation of precise answers for the questions posed by the learner. - Given a learning resource ( a corpus of documents) the application should generate answers at various levels of granularity (details) for the questions posed by the learner. The challenge is the documents are unstructured and generating precise answers for the questions posed would be a challenge. -The types of questions to be handled could be objective or subjective. Based on the marks the answers retrieved should be shorter or lengthier. - Adding cues of important portion of the learning resource(highlighting of important points) Challenge 2 Automatic generation of PPT and handouts for the facilitator to assist in dissemination of content to the learners. - For generating the PPT automatically the important sentences/parts of the learning should be identified to the satisfaction of the facilitator.Motivation: -To improve the learning capabilities of slow learners and less motivated lazy students/wards -To save time in preparing for the exams -To save class/course delivery time of the facilitator - would help the parents involved in training their wards though they are not knowledgeable in a subject.
To develop a software tool (may be an app/plug-in) that archives the highlighted text from different sources and enable the user to retrieve according to his requirement wherever and whenever required from centralized storage. Description: Now a days the flow of information have been exponentially increased, and the information flow from a variety of sources. When a reader needs to highlight the textual information and use it as and when it is required at later point in time, there exists no tool for him. It becomes even more complex when the source of information is from across multiple platforms, gadgets and applications. Therefore, Bibliophile Companion is proposed to address the problem. The important challenge in this problem is, the information source may be of any type (e.g. .pdf, .doc, .html, etc) and the source of information may be from any environment. To have a centralized access of stored information, cloud infrastructure based solution is to be provided.
To make learning a serious goal classroom transaction needs to be improved. To bring in paradigm shift, the teacher needs feedback, review and support.
In the existing system, there is no check for visit compliance. Visit reports are done on paper and half chance subjectivity. No data is available pertaining to visits for supporting the teacher to make data driven decision, for example training diagnosing the pedagogical issues, curriculum revision etc. In this context, we need the platform for automating the monitoring process.
Requirements: 1. A mobile-based application needs to be developed which can be accessed on any mobile operating system like Android, Apple etc.
Application should be capable of capturing the GPS location of the user.
The app should have pre-defined questionnaire that should be used by the visiting officers for rating the quality of teaching.
A website should be developed to upload the visit reports.
Mechanism / tool that capture the GPS coordinates & other credentials of certain message / posting posted using WhatsApp / Facebook and other messaging APPs.
Mechanism / tool that retrieves the initial user of certain posting in WhatsApp and Facebook using message ID.
Mechanism / tool that pings any social media account and capture the IP address and other credentials associated with that account.
Mechanism / tool / device that sends a signal to the target mobile and calculate the distance and direction from the source.
Contact: Superintendent of Police, Cyber Crimes, CIDemail id: email@example.com
Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board (APPCB) is a statutory organization entrusted to implement Environmental Laws and control pollution in the state of Andhra Pradesh through regulations.
APPCB is presently using cloud-based software to connect all the analyzers installed at the industries to obtain real time data. The data received is analyzed to monitor the exceedances against the prescribed standards for each industry. APPCB looks forward to bringing in all polluting industries in the state to enhance the existing system more transparent and effective monitoring of emissions and effluents.
As an extensively modernizing state, Andhra Pradesh is developing its industrial sector vigorously. Industries being significant source of both emission and effluents, are required to be monitored stringent monitoring.
APPCB uses monitoring tools namely Continuous Emission Monitoring System (CEMS) and Continuous Effluent Quality Monitoring System (CEQMS) to check release of polluting emission and effluent to the environment. CEMS and CEQMS comprises analytical components and are continuous real time tools, providing monitoring data every minute.
Although there is a system of real time monitoring of polluting emissions and effluents from industries, APPCB is trying to develop a more efficient system that can provide authentic Continuous Emission Monitoring System (CEMS) and Continuous Effluent Quality Monitoring System (CEQMS). CEMS and CEQMS are calibrated in such a way that it collates data from different types of industries falling under different make and model as well as pollution category. Since each industrial sector under each pollution category may have set emission and effluent standards as prescribed by Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) or standardized by APPCB as per the local environmental conditions, ensuring reliability and consistency of the data received through CEMS and CEQMS are important.
Other areas of improvement for implementation of CEMS/CEQMS are as follows: Ensuring quality assurance of equipment and suitable technology, most reliable method of installation of analyzers, effectual reliable operation, ensuring credible data, viable data transfer calibration and maintenance of the equipment etc.
Additionally, enhancement of the existing online monitoring system is also required for development of an unswerving emission and effluent database for the state of Andhra Pradesh. Above mentioned are the need of the hour for Andhra Pradesh state as 13 town/cities in the state are already listed in the list of Non-Attainment cities w.r.t air pollution and five river stretches are categorized as polluted. It is crucial for APPCB as the key regulatory agency for pollution in the state.
Current System using in detailed: Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board uses cloud-based software to connect all the analyzers installed at the industries to obtain real time data. The data received is analyzed to monitor the exceedances against the prescribed standards for each industry. APPCB looks forward to bringing in all polluting industry categories existing in the state to be adequately monitored to check pollution in the long run.
Significant indicators taken into consideration under CEMS are the emission and effluent quality standard limits as prescribed by the Board based on the industry type, category, local conditions and the characteristics of the emission and effluents by the industry.APPCB envisages implementing Internet of Things (loT) technology for obtaining of authentic and reliable data directly from the analyzers installed at the industry rather than the data from the intermediary system.
An Google/iOS application has to be developed for booking an online appointment for Out patient consultation at hospital The app should be having a feature to be integrated with existing Integrated Hospital Management System which is developed in .net & SQL environment
Livestock holdings are extremely fluid in nature. Ownership changes through sale and migration across different geographical areas confound the efforts to arrive at accurate estimations. Identification of livestock through suitable methods and regular recording of births, deaths and sale reduces the gap between actual and estimated values. So far, A.P. Animal Husbandry Department did not have any such software application. Hence, an app in this direction would be of potential use to the Department. Problem is : All India livestock census data base to design suitable fields to capture the dynamic events in livestock population changes. App should (1) Provide facility to operators to add,modify,delete livestock details using suitable identification mechnism during birth, sale, death (2) provide officials access to data and stats across different geographical areas.Updated!
The animal health data base shall contribute to increased public awareness regarding the occurrence of diseases, so that further recurrence could be curtailed. The case sheet data base should be accessible to all the professionals and serve as a knowledge base for them. The Medicines Requirements to treat different ailing animals and their availability in the nearby market when digitized , serve as guide to the manufacturers about the types of diseases prevalent and the kind of medicines in use, so that manufacturers might be able to tune up their production levels to meet the market demands.Problem Data set can be: Current veterinary drug indexes will help
Data base consisting of the details of an Outbreak in an area, the morbidity, mortality, the reparative and managemental measures adapted in controlling the disease, the diagnostic procedures or vaccination regimen followed shall serve as guide to sellers or buyers who come to that particular geographical area for livestock purchasing or migration from different place. The road, rail and see routes, the automobiles owners shall be alerted when they traverse through these areas for additional precautionary measures to curb the further spread of the disease. Used, Death, Birth, Census- Culled animals, Zoonotic incidences, (Text alerts to people and areas tangent the area of OBR), could be useful to prevent further recurrence and spread of zoonotic diseases, with potential to cause human deaths. The incidences could be recorded as zoonotic disease data base with particulars about number of human deaths occurred in area for future reference and guidance to design suitable policies.
Problem Data Set can be: Animal Husbandry Departmental Animal disease diagnostic laboratories have relevant data
The information about diseases shall be published for public opinion and acceptance. For example, information published on the occurrence of Anthrax in sheep would alert other animal owners. This data base shall be linked with census data base, so that status of deaths during an outbreak shall be in the notice of the public. Thus unvaccinated animal owners shall be alerted through text messages to take-up vaccinations, so that further outbreaks may be averted.
Works constructed under the PMGSY scheme are to be maintained by the contractor as per the PMGSY guidelines. Pavement Condition Index is required to be performed to identify the road condition and further to take the maintenance or upgradation of the work. Through EMARG and PMGSY-III, NRIDA has collected a vast collection of pictures of roads. These pictures are collected while doing inspection of roads or collection of PCI through visual inspections. An AI assisted module would be able to automatically assess the picture and identify common issues such as shoulder clearance, potholes, road furniture etc. Requirement is of a solution where there should be a provision to capture the chainage wise pavement condition index. Use of open source software and existing neural network is encouraged. Train a machine learning model, computer vision etc. which is able to identify common issues with pavement based on photograph(s) per road alone. Data Required: Yes (Annotated images to be released by NRIDA) Data Required: Yes (Annotated images to be released by NRIDA)
Images are captured as part of validation/proof under various programs for separate reasons.
It is required that an automated solution (including Deep learning, image processing algorithms, AI algorithms etc.) be developed which is able to automatically identify the type of image (preferred 3D capture), classify and segment, validate and categorize nature of image type, identify the object, define boundaries etc. highlight duplicates (Plagiarism) , invalid pics etc. A software may be developed which at time of photo capture is able to capture, analyse and classify pixels, read text (OCR, Google lens etc.) and help in defining type. Would be helpful if it is able to calculate length, breadth, width (depth) etc. also.A holistic solution (Automation) is required which can help address these gaps, simplify the process and provide better results. The solution may reference 3D image (GIF), image processing technologies, image analysis, optimization, segmentation, and restoration, algorithm, computer vision and image processing (CVIP) technologies etc. Would help if solution devised is light weight (size of photo capture) and using open source tools. Sample Data Required: No
MGNREGA program houses a large volume of data on various parameters across the country (excess of 50 TBs) consisting of year on year data starting primarily FY 2005-06 till date. As part of reporting and monitoring activities, the program has a large and complex reporting framework consisting of reports count in excess of 600 reports. It is required that a solution be devised which is able to streamline the reporting process (generation of reports) and is able to highlight/eliminate duplicate reports, properly categorize reports, highlight high/medium/low importance reports etc. An on the fly dynamic facility for generation of reports by selection required filters/parameters may also be conceptualized, developed and implemented with minimal gaps and errors. Sample Data Required: Yes (Reports, available in public domain)
Under MGNREGA, wage payment is made to workers doing unskilled work and subsequent creation of assets. A muster roll is prepared (consisting of list of workers who are working on a particular asset/work ) and attendance is entered. Based on no of days attended/worked, the payment is released. Currently capturing of attendance is a manual process where a physical entry is made by the work supervisor and no proper attendance tracking is done. There is no checking or effective/efficient verification process involved. An intelligent attendance solution is desired to be developed (out of the box thinking will be appreciated ad not just limited to a Mobile App based solution) which is feasible, less complex in implementation, address all challenges and eliminates the gaps in current system promoting transparency and less corruption/fraudulent entries. The system developed/proposed should be fool proof, preferred automated with minimal manual intervention. Latest technological interventions (use of Advanced Analytics, BI, AI, Machine learning etc.) should be referenced for developing a state of the art solution Sample Data Required: No
Data at ground level is captured for various schemes across multiple parameters/indicators. This data is large and consists of physical, financial, beneficiary, geographical details etc. under various schemes year on year. Since different programs have different methods of data collection, many a times it has been observed that data is not consistent, consists of erroneous entries etc. A solution is required which is able to identify types of noise in data collected and also highlight usage/propose implementation of best practices/latest technological interventions followed for data collection and making data entry rectifications. Sample Data Required: No
Department of rural development is currently running several multiple schemes, sub-schemes and programs at a national level primarily focusing on the development of rural poor. As part of it, it has housed several in-house developed website/portals for information dissemination, reporting etc. for catering to varied needs including information requirements of various applicable stakeholders.
It is required that the websites be made compliant towards the requirements and cater to needs of the differently able citizens as well. E.g. text to speech, hearing impaired, speech impaired, visually challenged etc. Features (technology enabled) to be introduced in website so that it is easy to use, readily accessible and understandable and convenient to everyone including best practices/standards and global innovation techniques. E.g. GoogleSample Data Required: No
Under DAY-NRLM program, financial assistance is provided to SHGs (Self help groups) to help mobilize them, become self creating efficient and effective institutional platforms of the rural poor enabling them to increase household income through sustainable livelihood enhancements and improved access to financial services.
A lot of transactional related activities and data entry, reporting, monitoring and tracking is being performed for over 5 crore SHG members (women) over 50 Lakh SHG groups.
Low network connectivity is a challenge for doing the data entry for various SHGs transaction at the village level. A solution is required which is able to help perform the record keeping, data entries, transactions capture at ground level itself (preferably real time) with less challenges and data gaps, for the scheme even when there is low network connectivity.Sample Data Required: No
Currently there are multiple programs through which a welfare scheme such as ‘Pension’ is being disbursed to eligible citizens across the country. Many of these overlap and the citizens get the benefits through multiple sources for the same purpose such as ‘Pension’. In addition to all this, there are a number of citizens who are deprived of such welfare schemes and hence there needs to be a innovative approach to address such issues. As per the Census 2011 data, out of 24.3 Crores households, 10.69 Crores households are considered as deprived, while through NSAP only 3.26 Crore beneficiaries are covered. Likewise, it is imperative to look at other welfare schemes and ensure all the deprived are brought into the bracket. Sample Data Required: Yes
Multiple works in GPs are taken under Rurban through CGF Fund and Convergence Fund and both are captured in Rurbansoft. But at present, there is no mechanism to verify the works under convergence fund with works under other Convergence schemes. There may be a need of linking of works under Rurban with works under multiple convergence scheme DBs for verification of accuracy of actual works. We need an interface where Rurban works under convergence can be mapped with other convergence scheme DBs (through API or other technology). Sample Data : No
Artificial Intelligence (Al) and Machine Learning solutions for Police functions like Identity Resolution on disjoined databases, Natural Language Processing over Indian Languages, Speech to Text converters in Indian Languages, etc.
Mobile Apps for Citizens and Police for management of crime records, beats, resource allocation, form fillings, request for NOC, appointments etc
Data Crawlers to collect data on given Keywords from the web in areas of child and woman abuse, cyber bullying, pornography, etc.
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We are looking for a Students Grievance Support System. Expectations from software solution/webapp are: (1) It must be an easy access application, accesible to students, members of Student Grievance Redressal Committees, respective heads. (2) Students should be able to post complaints under different categories, Department Level, Institute/College Level and University Level. Again these categories would be subdivided among sub categories such as Admission, Finance, Examination, Lecture Timemable/Learning, Paper Re-Evealution, etc. (3) Members of Students Grievance Redressal Committee should be able to sort complains based on keywords. (4) The Portal should link students with respetive Department/Institutions/College and University Students Grievance Redressal Committees.
We are looking for a single point securely hosted software solution to seamlessly integrate disbursal of funds and related communication from both the Center and State w.r.t. Central Schemes for each of the Department. Solution should (1) provide facility to automatically inform disbursement of funds to respective State Department for specific scheme (2) allow communication between officials of Centre and State for specific scheme of department (3) facility to add add/modify Schemes etc.
Getting quicker and earliest booking in Indian Railways system is sometimes a challenge for passengers. The challenge is to devise an optimization using latest technologies which improves probability of getting ticket, improve booking time and customer experience remarkably. Expectation from solution are (1) Once passenger enters origine and destination, probable options and alternatives should be provided to him, within predefined/limited time frame. This should help passenger in getting confirm seat. (2) Additional functionality could be added to help passenger getting confirmed seats, improve booking time. (3) Data available in public domain/internet can be used by students to approach problem.
Detecting Poor Telecom Connectivity (Cellular) regions using user device signal strength. An APP based solution may be developed for Detecting Poor Telecom Connectivity (Cellular) regions using user devise signal strength along with geo coordinates of the user to a central server. Government authorities can use that information to assess the poor coverage regions and take necessary steps to address the issue of poor coverage
Mapping of Telecom infrastructure in GIS application. At present GIS based DBT mobile app has feature to search ATM, Bank Branches, Bank Mitras and places. If this DBT app include the details of Telecom Infrastructure (Mobile Towers Wi-Fi Hotspots/APs, Telephone exchanges etc.) then it would be more useful for Public Government authorities can also use this information to facilitate Eservices and to provide coverage in Telecom uncovered areas.
To develop an app and SMS based application which can register the grey market complaint
Development of platform for dialling single emergency no SDC (Short digit code) or just pressing a button in mobile phone using any of the available mobile network, which will send the live location of the customer to a predetermined server which is to be integrated with the server meant for action program of Disaster management team.
Inspection is critical point of manufacturing process as it helps to determine quality and quantity orders, by making this inspection process automated using software processes, the cost of inspection in long run can be reduced and good quality of the bales can be assured, with minimum human errors. This process can be further associated to marking, packaging and loading accurately. For instance, can there be a digital solution to ensure that only those bales that are inspected are dispatched to the consignee without tampering of the pack-sheet. In such case of tampering, whether it is possible to generate sirens with help of digital, tamperproof tags
Can some cost-effective digital solution (on the lines of RFID) be provided after packaging the bales to track the goods through its delivery path and ensure safe delivery at the consignee’s end? This will help to ensure that no goods are lost in transit. In case of good lost, the same can be traced back and delivered to consignee.
Implementing and tracking of certified jute seeds packaging from the suppliers to jute farmers in india.
Design a application for tracking the jute sacking bags production/procurement across the value chain depending the invoice generated by the sellers. Track the movement from producer to sellers. Then provide an app to track the jute bags that are sold back to the recyclers.
Integrating identification of HS Codes and LCS checking at the International borders and improving the surveillance system. Study the existing surveillance system and understand how they gather the relevant codes. Identify arenas where the existing system can be improved and develop software/hardware system wherever necessary.
Design an application for assessment of income generation of the jute farmers, jute mills workers in the jute sector through web based portal. The system should accept as input variety of information and generate different reports as output. Link the system to web based training module suitable for farmers in local language and access the effectiveness of training using using same mechanism of income assessment.
Cotton is a commodity, which is perhaps the most volatile among all the agricultural commodities traded. Due to high voiatility in cotton prices, it is very difficult to predict the future market trend and accordingly sales strategy so as to compete in the market and increase the volume of the corporation for sustainable growth. Thus, Artificial Intelligence based solution which may calculate the probability of future market trend on the basis of past years data and suggest a suitable pricing model for sale of cotton
E –Marketplace (Like Amazon, flipkart) wherein tribals can promote, market and sell tribal produce such as handicrafts, arts, paintings, minor forest products etc. on line with provision of delivery and e-payment and promotional discounts.
Development of repository of tribal youth talent from various areas such as sports, arts, paintings, dance, culture, social service or any specific area. The specialized agencies/authorities involved in promoting such events could also reach out to these individuals for promoting them for advance training or any other support
Estimation of crop progression particularly in rainy season much crop may be severally affected by aberrant Monsoon/flood/drought and immediate response is needed to help farmers (This will help in policy formulation for contingent planning etc.)
Estimation of crop yield using modern ICT tools which is quick and reliable for making a realistic plan for procurement and to compensate farmers for yield loss if any. (current methods take months in crop cutting experiments and farmers have to wait for months to get compensated in case of loss etc.)
There are many success stories around startup now a days. Presently, there is no online platform for mentoriship of startups. Mentoring and guidance are very critical for early stage startups. Online platform may help in reaching out to startups at grass root level including college students. So, we looking for software solution for (1) creating startups and mentors community. This can help Startups with market trends, etc. (2) helping startups to reach to mentors in required domain (3) possible help to startups to reach at grass root level, colleges for talent based on different criterias.
Develop a real time land usage monitoring tool using satellite data and artificial intelligence etc. (This needs to address policy, practice and planning issues in agriculture along with estimation of crop losses for permissible assistance to farmers)
There is no monitoring system to monitor the progress of construction of houses under Rural Housing schemes.To generate real time statistical report of the ongoing constructions. Design web based dashboard for monitoring and a native mobile application to track the progress of the construction just by taking a photograph by using the application itself.
There are multiple welfare schemes run by different cells under the department. At times this welfare schemes are meant for target beneficiaries and it is difficult to monitor. If the intended welfare schemes has reached the right household. It is also pertinent to note that the duplicity of such schemes often go unnoticed. Design a AADHAR based application to resolution process for taking benefit of such welfare schemes. Provide facility to enter eligibility to the scheme. If application to one scheme disqualifies application other then such conflicting applications should not be allowed using the system.
An Application to monitor all file movements of every employee,timely information,intimation to the employees through SMS,emails.All files should be traceable online so that the employee do not run after the file. For this purpose whenever a file enters the system put a sticker (barcode/QR code) on the file and then whenever a file moves out of the warehouse, goes for signature, the sticker should be scanned to update its status. This system should provide insights like estimated turn around time, at each stage. Number of stages for a type of application. Additionally it should provide intimation to the employees who are supposed to take action on them on a dashboard. Additionally if they delay taking action provide notification by SMS/email.
Develop an Application that will record attendance on a real time basis at the BLOCK,DISTRICT office on a periodic basis and generate statistical report using the existing Bio-metric device.A dashboard where statistical data can be shown like total no.of employees present,absent in all levels of Block and District. As this application should integrate with the existing biometric device, study the input and output parameters of some popular biometric devices. Understand enrolment and attendance management of these systems and identify how to connect their output to the application.
• Fake news has been a hot topic in the last few years in the form of Troll Farms and these Hoax News attempt to create public unrest like Lynching, Cyber Mobbing, Subvert and influence the public perceptions using social media platforms. • Desired Solution : The solution will detect Fake news like Offensive Text-(Comment, Post, Feeds), Offensive Images(Original or Morphed Pictures) and Offensive Multimedia Videos (Original or Fake Videos) across the Social Media websites using keywords crawling, APIs, Reverse Image and AI/ML/Data Mining techniques and original source of posting and nearer/proximate profiles.
• Typically, malicious links are used to lure a victim into clicking through to a payload that is hosted on third-party sites rather than the malicious content being directly available from the social media platform. One-click exploits such as those used for account takeover could easily be distributed via social media and, when clicked, could exploit the victim in terms of profile takeover or misguiding users for fake advertisements. • Desired Solution: The solution will detect malicious links and its origin signature (first uploaded person-profile URL, name, email, number etc.) on a real time basis and provide advisory report to the public and corresponding agencies about those links source credibility.
• Typically, malicious links are used to lure a victim into malicious bots are used by cybercriminals to do their personal motives. • Desired Solution: The solution will detect malicious SPAM and SPIM bots/Zombie Bots/Malicious File-sharing Bots/Fraud Bots on cyber space and provide advisory scanning or detection solutions to public/LEAs.
• Online predators try to gradually seduce their targets through attention, affection, kindness, and even gifts, and often devote considerable time, money and energy to this effort. They are aware of the latest music and hobbies likely to interest kids. They listen to and sympathize with kids’ problems. They also try to ease young people’s inhibitions by gradually introducing sexual content into their conversations or by showing them sexually explicit material. • Desired Solution : The solution will detect suspect profiles based on child grooming behavior patterns followers, hate speech provokers, stalking and bullying mentality profiles and explicit content explorers ( postings, comments) on social media platforms and other websites
• Criminals are widely using Social Media & Social Networks to Commit the Crime and they are being part of cyber space as well, in this regard. • Desired Solution: The solution should focus on develop an app to capture a photo and search for the same on official websites / social media websites / internet using an optimized facial recognition algorithm.
• Cyber Criminals are using Image processing tools and techniques for producing the variety of crimes, including Image Modification, Fabrication using Cheap & Deep Fake Videos/Image. • Desired Solution: The solution should focus on help the Image/Video verifier/examiner find out and differentiate a fabricated Image/Video with an original one. Technology that can help address the issue: AI/ML techniques can be used.
• Cyber Criminals are using internet (Both Surface, Deep and Dark Network) as mean and target for executing their crimes, In this regard Cyber criminals tracing and tracking of their digital footprints are very import to LEAs • Desired Solution: The solution should focus on tracking, tracing of cyber criminals with their digital foot prints like Name, Email, Phno Number, UserIDs etc.. And the solution will scan & search other associated data from public available records from internet and create summary report against the target suspect.
• Cyber Offenders are masking themselves with Proxy and VPN services • Desired Solution: The solution should scan and detect the given IP address (IPv4/IPv6) is Original IP or Proxy/VPN enabled IP address and also the application should fetch the details of Whois Records of respective IP or Website input
• Cyber Offenders are related CDR/IPDRs are very important for LEAs, the given CDR/IPDR data is in a Spreadsheet/Excel/CSV/Notepad (Rows & Column Structure) file format. • Desired Solution: The solution should take different input file formats like .XLSX, .CSV, TXT. and it shall covert into Info Graphical and Data Visualizer forms with connected Roots, Nodes and Edges Relationships.
Design a system to capture face, expression and gesture of targeted persons (Criminals) through distributed CCTV System and maintaining it in a database along with time and location stamp. The database so compiled to be used to identify suspects from video clips of crime related CCTV footages captured series of CCTV Systems located on routes and close to scene of crime
System would focus on capturing and saving various attributes of clothes/ fabrics worn by targeted persons captured from various CCTV Systems through distributed intelligence (software) along with time and location stamp over the period in a database. The database so compiled to be used to identify suspects from video clips of crime related CCTV footages captured series of CCTV Systems located on routes and close to scene of crime
It would focus and capture various attributes of vehicles (Type of vehicle, model of vehicle, Colour, Number Plate of vehicle, Peculiar attachments, accessories, marking including dent marks) captured from various CCTV Systems through distributed intelligence (software) along with time and location stamp over the period of various targeted persons. The database so compiled to be used to identify suspects from video clips of crime related CCTV footages captured series of CCTV Systems located on routes and close to scene of crime
It would focus and capture various attributes of baggage and other accessories (Type, make, Colour, company, peculiarities, attachments, signs and marking including damage marks) captured from various CCTV Systems through distributed intelligence (software) along with time and location stamp over the period of various targeted persons. The database so compiled to be used to identify suspects from video clips of crime related CCTV footages captured series of CCTV Systems located on routes and close to scene of crime
It would identify criminals from running CCTV streams on the basis of peculiar gestures and body movements and physical movements
Designing a Virtual Police Station in which animated police officer would be used to interact with victim/victims to capture all the details with respect to identity of complainant, details of the incidence or crime committed will extract supplementary information to capture ingredient of the crimes committed, identity of criminals and likely witnesses the same would be converted in text format as an FIR which would be signed by the complaint/ victim through OCR device and verified through digital signature (using OTP based verification of Aadhar). The signed FIR would be routed to CCTNS system using Citizen Portal Bridge already available. Allowing OCR and Digital Signature of SHO to convert it in formal/ legally acceptable FIR.
Software should all documents formats of printed or typed documents and would convert them in text. The analytical tools would be used to identify the critical information available on the documents and would be stored along with identity of documents, crime number ((Thus linking it with all the attributes of the crime through this primary key), identify of document, authorship and other attributes): 1. Investigation Leads would be identified and would be pushed to Investigation Officer, Volunteers, Observers or the stakeholders as the case may be 2. Evidences would be saved with # value along with who would prove it in court. Certificate of legal admissibility, relevance and integrity would be provided. Certificates under 65 B would be auto generated to certify the process and authenticity
Software should all documents formats of handwritten documents and would convert them in legible text. The analytical tools would be used to identify the critical information available on the documents and would be stored along with identity of documents, crime number ((Thus linking it with all the attributes of the crime through this primary key), identify of document, authorship and other attributes): 1. Investigation Leads would be identified and would be pushed to Investigation Officer, Volunteers, Observers or the stakeholders as the case may be 2. Evidences would be saved with # value along with who would prove it in court. Certificate of legal admissibility, relevance and integrity would be provided. Certificates under 65 B would be auto generated to certify the process and authenticity
Designing a web portal and Apps to capture all the details with respect to identity of complainant, details of the incidence or crime committed will extract supplementary information to capture ingredient of the crimes committed, identity of criminals and likely witnesses the same would be converted in text format as an FIR which would be signed by the complaint/ victim through OCR device and verified through digital signature (using OTP based verification of Aadhar). The signed FIR would be routed to CCTNS system using Citizen Portal Bridge already available. Allowing OCR and Digital Signature of SHO to convert it in formal/ legally acceptable FIR.
Requisitioning of Data, Information and Documents from various institutions, organizations and departments based on various probability using AI etc (using both API based and nodal officer channels) with automated follow up and monitoring provisions:- a. Telecom Service Providers: i. CDRs ii. PSTN Dumps iii. VLR Dumps iv. CAF v. SMS Tags related data b. Financial Institutions and Banks: i. IDs related data ii. Transaction related data c. Movement related information: i. Railways ii. Airlines iii. Roadway d. CCTV footages: i. Police CCTV Systems ii. Smarts City CCTV Systems iii. Malls and other business centers’ CCTV Systems iv. Private Institutions and Individuals CCTV Systems
App based portrait building software from the photos of the criminals available with us. - Extracting representative features of eyes, eye brow, forehead, nose, ears, beard, hair styles etc in various classes - Extracting broad features of a face - Projecting these attributes for choosing close representatives of suspects/ criminals - Integration and polishing to get close representation of real suspects/ criminals.
Flood is a major environmental problem in India as it has destructive or damaging effects on life and property. There is a serious need of detailed research in the development of regional or national flood damage functions for pre-disaster flood damage estimation property. Risk assessment is important in making decisions, policies and managing floods. The objective of this study is to review and synthesize concepts and techniques of flood hazard, vulnerability and risk assessment with reference to the Uttarakhand. The objective of present study is to delineate and identify flood hazard and risk assessment Banaskantha district in Gujarat, India. There is a serious need of detailed research in the development of regional or national flood damage functions for Pre-disaster flood damage estimation property. The objective of present study is to delineate and identify flood hazard and risk assessment Banaskantha district in Gujarat, India. Human beings and Animals. To delineate and identify flood hazard and risk assessment at Dhanera city of Banaskantha district in Gujarat, India. Dhanera covering total geographical area of 16 km2. Dhanera is located at 24.52°N 72.02°E. It has an average elevation of 128 meters (420 ft.). There is a serious need of detailed research in the development of regional or national flood damage functions for pre-disaster flood damage estimation property. Risk assessment is important in making decisions, policies and managing floods. The objective of this study was to review and synthesize concepts and techniques of flood hazard, vulnerability and risk assessment with reference to the Uttarakhad. Using geo spatial technology to model and predict the magnitude of flood risk areas, Geographic Information System (GIS) analysis techniques are used for this study the flooding causative factors such as rainfall distribution, elevation and slope, drainage network and density. This study aims at providing expertise for preparing flood mapping and estimating flood risks in growing urban areas.GIS and remote sensing play an important role in flood hazard, vulnerability and in risk assessment and useful for delineation of flood zones, preparation of flood hazard and risk maps The main advantage of using GIS for flood analyses is that it not only generates a visualization of flooding, but also creates potential to further analyze these events to estimate probable damage due to floods. Compared to traditional mapping, GIS enables the comparisons across spatial units; comparison across different themes by category of hazards and disasters; merging of qualitative with qualitative assessment and spatial database, based on which logical and/or numerical operations can be dynamically performed. These are grounds for concluding that GIS has an important function to play in natural hazards analyses because natural hazards are multi-dimensional phenomena, which have a spatial component.
The maintenance of rural and urban roads is becoming an increasing challenge as a result of the rapid growth of the network. A large amount of money is going to waste due to irregularity and improper approach. Sound asset management principles need to be introduced as an integral part of road policies and maintenance program. Comprehensive maintenance planning with schedule,institutional reforms, linkage with initial construction, maintenance backlog, utilization of fund, regular on site inspections, training to the workforce, human attitude, existing practices and knowledge of different road patterns are the major challenges in record-keeping. The maintenance and record keeping of maintenance is the key issues in the government department after the liability period over of new construction. A comprehensive system will help for planning of maintenance schedule, frame work, methodology. Also a prediction can be made for the timely maintenance fund requirements. Effective techniques can be decided for the problems. Quality of initial construction work can be achieved. It is more important to say that wastage of public fund can be reduced from the repetitive approach. Mostly, Public infrastructure is developed by the government department. It is obvious that various government bodies like municipalities, nagarpalika, panchayat and road and building department of state and central government etc. will be the potential users. Also private residential and commercial communities may use it for the maintenance records and fund estimation. A comprehensive maintenance record-keeping system will be the ready tool, which serve different aspects of complete qualitative maintenance such as, data base of complete any type of inspection on-site, recording defects including capture of images and location data to aid in repair, repair methodology applied, cost of maintenance, effective area of work, frequency of maintenance including during liability period of new constructions and fund planning for the future. It will be fruitful for the executors for social and economic development of users. Effective maintenance record keeping system will create social and economic impacts of rural roads users. It will serves ready record for long term budget planning as huge investment incurred in road infrastructure development. Some qualitative outputs such as, maintained roads provide access to where people live and important facilities such as markets, schools and health services. Good access provides the opportunity for improving livelihoods and increased employment opportunities, thereby contributing to the alleviation of poverty. Although it may be argued that the link between rural roads and poverty alleviation is mostly indirect, experience clearly shows that areas with poor road access are generally more disadvantaged than areas that are better served. The web application will contain an effective dashboard (visualization like a BI tool) which will provide different kinds of analysis , in order to take quick actions and to avoid spending excessive time in analysing this information. The application will be an effective tool as it will help save time and provide valuable information at a go to thus avoid wastage of public resource.
Desgn a Remote Sensing or Satellite Imagery based Application to identify Naturally Occurring Depression(s) Sites that can be used for Pump Storage Projects (PSP’s). Use publically available dataset for the images with well known Naturally Occuring Depressions and use that to learn process of identifying them in any image.
Design a IoT based system that is able to sense the pressure on walls of dams. Additionally design a backend system to predict the areas that need to be vacated if dams are open. Ensure that this system warns the respective users directly based on the dashboard output.
In line with the Government of India’s vision of 30% e-mobility by 2030, the National EMobility Programme was launched in India in March, 2018. Under this programme, electric vehicles (EVs) are being procured by EESL and leased out to government organisations at rentals that are equal to the present rentals for petrol and diesel cars hired by these organisations. Battery is critical component of EV which is the fuel who runs Electric vehicle and hence it is imperative to monitor the battery life and predict about it maintenance, charge and give enhanced enriched user experience which not only save energy costs but also improve the standard of living
Development of App for measurement of Air and water turbidity using smartphone.
Air Quality: It would involve imaging sun by placing appropriate light diffusing mechanism in mobile, developing App for image processing taking care of different sun viewing geometry to estimate the atmospheric optical thickness.Water Quality: It would involve imaging water through mobile and developing App for image processing to estimate turbidity of water. Data set Link: https://vedas.sac.gov.in/vcms/en/sih2020.html
Design and Implement algorithm for automated mapping of trees/plantation and farmland from 5m multispectral multi-temporal (LISS IV) data.Participants need to develop algorithm for automatically classifying vegetation areas as either farm or tree/plantation by analysing seasonal changes apparent in multi-temporal satellite imagery. Data Set link:https://vedas.sac.gov.in/vcms/en/sih2020.html
For a given set of multispectral multi-temporal data with timestamp of one year or more, develop and implement an algorithm for extracting crop cycle parameters.Participants need to develop a high-performance algorithm to analyse multi-temporal data at each pixel to extracting parameters such as date of sowing, date of harvesting and number of harvests based on temporal profile. Data Set link:https://vedas.sac.gov.in/vcms/en/sih2020.html
INSAT-3D and INSAT-3DR are two geostationary meteorological satellites of India having 6 channel Imager and 19 channel Sounder payloads. The imagery captured in the visible range by INSAT satellite can be used to detect clouds.Participants need to develop and implement algorithm to detect clouds in INSAT satellite images and predict the location of clouds in subsequent images. Data Set link:https://vedas.sac.gov.in/vcms/en/sih2020.html
INSAT-3D and INSAT-3DR are two geostationary meteorological satellites of India having 6 channel Imager and 19 channel Sounder payloads. INSAT-3D and INSAT-3DR Imager acquire images over its footprint every 30 Min. In order to have better revisit these satellites are programmed to acquire images in staggered mode, which provides images over Indian region every 15 Min.
Nowcasting refers to forecasting for a shorter duration (3 to 6 Hrs.). Nowcasting of meteorological images will help in forecasting images with for next 3 hrs.
These Nowcasted images help synoptic meteorologists, administrators and common man for better interpretation and decision support during extreme weather events.
Machine learning (ML) provides techniques for predicting the new outcomes based on previously known results and Artificial Intelligence (AI) helps in decision making.Develop an AI/ML based software to generate nowcasted satellite images and its animation loop for next 3 Hrs. at an interval of 30 Min. using data form INSAT-3D and INSAT-3DR. Data Set link:https://vedas.sac.gov.in/vcms/en/sih2020.html
Develop an app to visualize globe in augmented reality on any surface. (Participants can use any physical marker or placeholder).
When viewing the physical marker/placeholder from the phone camera, an augmented reality globe must appear over the placeholder. Moving the cameraIt should be possible to overlay any OGC Web Map Service (WMS) on the globe. The application must provide interface for selecting the data to be overlaid on the globe.
Develop a mobile application that can identify crop using only field photo of a crop. The team must target at-least 10 different crops for demonstration.The application will allow the user to take photos and automatically identify the crop. The photo and crop information along with geolocation information should be stored in an internal database which can be exported/emailed.
We are looking for advance Public address and Flood Warning Systems across all Hydro Power project areas. IoT sensors can be used for generating advance flood warning across hydro power project areas. IoT sensors data can be used with Public Address system to generate alarm.
Develop a mobile application for recording and playing geotagged videos.
Unlike photos in which geotag data is of a single point and orientation pair, for videos geotag data is a sequence of point and orientation pairs.
The mobile application should have two views. In one view the recorded video should play while simultaneously plotting field-of-view (orientation) cone and marker on an interactive map in the other view in a synchronized manner.The position shown on the map should match the play position of the video. Data Set link:https://vedas.sac.gov.in/vcms/en/sih2020.html
Generating local sky horizon has important applications for analysis of solar energy potential in an urban setting.
Develop a mobile application for automatically detecting sky pixels in a photograph. The application should generate a mask image consisting of sky pixels marked in white colour in the image and other pixels marked in black colour.Further, using information about camera optics, the application should give angle of elevation of the lowest sky pixel for all pixel columns in the mask image. Data Set link:https://vedas.sac.gov.in/vcms/en/sih2020.html
Monitoring the battery life of Electric Vehicles.
Develop an application for automatically planning a route (for shortest time to cover area) and schedule of drones for mapping a given area. The input provided will be.
We are looking for Auto fetching of regulatory compliance data of power sector stake holders. This would be helpful for analysing and reporting purpose. This tool should auto-fetch the new or additional regulatory compliance data and auto inform to users. Design should be easy to use so that analysis and reporting can be smoothly performed.
Develop application to visualize Earth/Moon globe in virtual reality using a wearable mobile based headset (using Google Cardboard VR or similar technology).User should be able to select a location (e.g. peak of mount Everest) and explore the area in virtual reality in 3D as if he/she was present there. Data Set link:https://vedas.sac.gov.in/vcms/en/sih2020.html
Develop a deep-learning based software for automatically classifying land-use from multi-temporal multi-spectral high-resolution satellite imagery.The developed model should be scalable/efficient to allow rapid mapping of incoming datasets and must incorporate a web-based viewer for visualizing input as well as classified output. The viewer interface must also allow the user to visualize changes that have occurred within a given timeframe. Data Set link:https://vedas.sac.gov.in/vcms/en/sih2020.html
Apart from determining location, GNSS can also be used for estimating geophysical parameters using its reflected signal. Based on the satellite altitude/position, the receivers receive reflected signals from a particular region. The reflected signals get changed with change in the surface and terrain characteristics.
In this problem, the teams need to develop a software suite that will provide the following features.
• Run dynamic simulations to identify the reflected signal area coverage of a particular satellite with its time and position. • Tool to analyse the effect of the obstacle in the identified coverage area.The teams will be provided the following input • Orbital parameters of all GNSS satellites • Digital elevation model of the study area • On ground locations of the GNSS receivers
Hyperspectral Remote Sensing data provides data in large contiguous number more than 100 wavelength bands. In hyperspectral data the feature and its abundance is measured using its spectral response across these bands. Each feature behaves differently in different wavelength band and sensitive to particular wavelength region.Develop a tool to analyse the spectrum of each pixel in a hyperspectral remote sensing data cube for absorption dip, width of absorption and other characteristics at different percentile of the absorption depth. The developed tool must also provide functionality to prepare map of each of these properties and its visualization.
Sub-surface information of the ocean like the mixed layer depth (MLD), sonic layer depth (SLD), tropical cyclone heat potential (TCHP) etc. is very useful in wide variety of applications such as air-sea interaction studies, Naval applications, cyclone genesis and forecasting etc. This information is available either from in situ measurements or from Numerical models.
In situ measurements in the ocean are quite sparse while the numerical models have inherent errors in simulating this information. Satellites provide wide spatial coverage of the oceans; however, they only give ocean surface information. Assuming that the derived quantities of the deeper ocean such as MLD, SLD, TCHP etc have signatures in the ocean surface as well, an artificial intelligence based technique linking the satellite surface observations of the ocean with these sub-surface quantities, may be envisaged. Satellite observations of sea surface temperature (SST), sea surface salinity (SSS), sea surface height anomaly (SSHA) and sea surface wind speed (WS) collocated with MLD, SLD, TCHP derived from in situ measurements (ARGO floats/moored buoys) can be used as training data set where we try develop a relationship between SST, SSS, SSHA, WS and the derived quantities MLD, TCHP and SLD.In this problem the participants must develop a software to generate MLD, SLD and TCHP using satellite data (SST, SSS, SSHA, WS)
Short Wave Infra-Red(SWIR) detectors used in satellite imaging cameras suffer from drop outs in pixel and line direction in raw data.Develop software to reconstruct missing parts of a satellite image so that observers are unable to identify regions that have undergone reconstruction. Study shall also compare the performance of the proposed with existing state of art technique results.
Valles Marineris is Grand Canyon system present along the equator of Mars. The Valles Marineris is a large tectonic crack present on the Martian crust running up-to a length of around 4000 km. Mars Color Camera (MCC) captured multiple images of Valles Marineris at varying spatial resolution which can be used to estimate the depth of the canyon system.Develop software to generate depth map of Valles Marineris using image captured by MCC. Data Set link:https://vedas.sac.gov.in/vcms/en/sih2020.html
Bhuvan is widely used for crowd sourcing and millions of photos are uploaded everyday pertaining to different subjects of interest like crops, dams, water bodies, prominent locations, grievances, infrastructure etc. Also, this has become an important platform for most of the ministerial activities, where in accountability and financial sanctions etc are also linked. Such important activities need more focused and automated validation mechanisms for understanding the photographs and relevance for the purpose. Hence, extracting information from the photograph is essential.Develop software to automatically locate and extract text from field photographs. For example, given and image containing a traffic sign, the traffic sign should be identified and its text must be extracted. data set: https://sid.erda.dk/public/archives/daaeac0d7ce1152aea9b61d9f1e19370/published-archive.html
At present, air pollution is a global problem. India is also a big sufferer of this problem. India signed COP21 agreement for cutting the carbon emissions from 2025. Hence a study identifying the hot spots of pollutants and their transport namely carbon monoxide (CO), sulphur dioxide (SO2) and oxides of nitrogen (NO+NO2) using advanced data analysis techniques.
Satellite provides columnar concentration of these pollutants which are 90% representation of surface concentrations. Pollution sources are mainly from the land surface activities. Satellite provides these observations on daily basis with different spatial resolutions. Challenges involved in the current statement is mining the datasets from different satellites parameters and providing the final output with moderate spatial resolution on pollution information. Hence information will be useful for change detection analysis. Identification of source pathways.
Participants must develop AI/ML based software/algorithm to identify/analyse 1. Location of hot spots. 2. Long-term occurrence of hot spots and changes. Dataset Links: Satellite based data (freely available), Sentinel-5p/TROPOMI (https://s5phub.copernicus.eu/dhus/#/home), MOPITT (https://eosweb.larc.nasa.gov/project/mopitt/mopitt_table), Aura/OMI (https://giovanni.gsfc.nasa.gov/giovanni/#service=TmAvMp&starttime=&endtime=&dataKeyword=Ozone) andWinds (https://cds.climate.copernicus.eu/cdsapp#!/dataset/reanalysis-era5-single-levels?tab=form; https://giovanni.gsfc.nasa.gov/giovanni/#service=TmAvMp&starttime=&endtime=&variableFacets=dataFieldMeasurement%3AWind%3B)
Shifting cultivation is an agricultural system involving the clearing and burning of natural vegetation, followed by the cultivation of new fields for a few years. This is followed by a period of fallow during which the vegetation regenerates, after which the cycle begins all over again. This is typically followed in the hilly regions of the country. The cycle is likely to be over 7 to 20 years.Using multi-temporal satellite imagery. Develop AI/ML based software/algorithm to map/visualize/analyse 1. Areas exhibiting shifting cultivation. 2. Long-term changes.
Webportals like Bhuvan get vast amount of feedback from the users. To go through all the feedbacks can be a tedious job.
Develop software to categorize opinions expressed in feedback forums. This can be utilized for feedback management system. The software must provide the following output.
As on date, Bhuvan is driven by GUI based features. Develop software for voice based navigation of Bhuvan portal and/or applications listed on Bhuvan portal.
Solution can be provided for at-least 2 languages- 1. Language-1: Hindi or any other Indian regional language. (Participant may have to prepare the data-sets for desired language, and may also use online datasets, If available) 2. Language-2: English (Participant may use online available datasets).Specific focus should be on providing voice-based navigation for Web-GIS applications.
Bhuvan - The EOS visualisation platform has large amounts of satellite data along with derived information from various sensors and collateral data. Users of Bhuvan are widely interested in downloading data and carrying out change detection analysis for each of their areas of interest as on date. Utilities for change detection on Bhuvan platform, directly using knowledge base / Deep Learning based algorithms for identifying the changes in given / selected time series data and extracting features of interest changed over time will be a very good value addition for water resources, urban dynamics, infrastructure monitoring and disaster management. This is possible only by identification / detection of features on the fly from RS images, which are more amenable for noise from different implicit processes in atmosphere and data processing algorithms.Given time series tiles of Bhuvan Imagery / RS image ( 2 dates ) the system should a) Identify changes and highlight areas of change. b) Extract features that are evident from image 2 and not in image1, categorise in known lists i.e. water, roads, buildings, parks, trees c) Find features that are missing in image2 w.r.t. image 1. Data Set link:https://vedas.sac.gov.in/vcms/en/sih2020.html
To increase the transmission reliability and better service quality, connectivity through multiple links or networks, i.e., multi-homing, is considered which provides robustness and offers concurrent data transfer over multiple paths. The real-time data streaming requires low delay, jitter free transmission medium. For real-time multiplexed streams, comprising audio, video and data, the transmission reliability requirement is different for each type of stream. So, there is a need of an efficient transmission technique for such multiplexed streams with different reliability parameter settings for each stream over a multi-homed networking environment. It is also required to have a suitable handoff mechanism in case of link failover with minimum handoff latency.
The participants must design implement and demonstrate transmission protocol with point-to-point real-time Audio, video and data conferencing application over multi-homed network.DATA : Live Audio, video stream may be generated through webcam and mic. attached to a laptop/desktop machine for testing and evaluation. Data Set link:https://vedas.sac.gov.in/vcms/en/sih2020.html
The objective is to design light weight end to end communication protocol which facilitates satellite link adaptive speech compression schemes. When the satcom link becomes erroneous and information rate needs to be reduced to maintain the link quality, the speech encoding scheme needs to be changed to provide lower rates. The information on type of encoding used needs to be made available to the receiver as part of end to end protocol to support decoding.
Desired Outcome: The participants must design, implement and demonstrate end to end communication protocol with point-to-point real-time speech communication (voice call) under variable link conditions using different available open source speech compression schemes like G729, CELP, MELP etc. The rate adaptation with link condition to be demonstrated. Participants are encouraged to provide novel ways of determining link quality (self-learning) as part of end to end communication protocol.DATA: Live speech stream may be generated through laptop mic. And satellite link quality (BER) can be simulated using available tools like MATLAB/C for testing and evaluation.
Satellite Link Monitoring and Analysis System requires identification of transmitted waveform parameters. Scrambler polynomial is one of the parameters. The objective is to identify the scrambler polynomial and initial seed (if any) used for scrambling on the dataset. The scrambling polynomials can be from any of the given standards namely DVB-S, CCSDS, DVBS2, V.35.
Desired Outcome: The challenge is in developing an algorithm that can identify the scrambler polynomial from the scrambled dataset given with the problem. The scrambler used in generating the data can be either self–synchronous or synchronous. It is expected that the output of the developed algorithm should be polynomial estimation of the scrambler used in generating the waveform. Reasonable assumptions for the algorithm design can be taken.DATA: Matlab generated scrambled dataset
SATCOM networks operate under bandwidth & power limited scenarios. In order to effectively utilize the network resources, the overheads are required to be reduced (specially TCP/IP Headers) in the user traffic. The IP header compression scheme should accept TCP/IP traffic from users & provide header compressed data over satellite link. The header compression system should support all protocols & provide seamless communication among multiple users by minimizing the TCP/IP headers through elimination/caching static fields.
The compression algorithm should be capable of maximizing Header compression factor for applications like VoIP, FTP, HTTP etc. & handling static/dynamic fields of TCP/IP headers during communication between multiple users.
Desired Outcome: Complete algorithm development for header compression technique, system development and demonstration with different IP based services like – VoIP, FTP etc. Microcontroller based solution will be cheeredDATA: Real Time VoIP calling, FTP between server & client etc.
Develop software for animating multi-spectral, multi-temporal data (in the form of orthorectified data cube). User should be able to select parameters such as the band to visualize, the time-range or the time-step and animation speed parameters e.t.c.
The software should be web-based and support combining data from various satellite imaging sensors. The software system should be able to handle large volumes of data.Data Set link:https://vedas.sac.gov.in/vcms/en/sih2020.html
SAR satellites provide useful information for object detection. A methodology needs to be developed to detect ships at ocean area using SAR data and estimate size of the detected ships (size invariant). The methodology should be applicable for different resolution SAR data of same bands.Develop software with following two features- a) Land water discrimination using SAR imagery, b) Output detected ships as a vector file, with an estimate of the size of ship
These days almost every android smartphone includes a GNSS sensor. Increasingly this GNSS sensor supports hosts of GNSS constellation like GPS, Galileo, Beidou, Glonass and QZSS. In near future it will support NavIC also. Until now, the smartphone GNSS chipsets were operating on single frequency at L1 only. However, some of the advanced smartphone chipsets now supports L5 band also. Along with this a major development has happened wherein the android has enabled access to raw GNSS data also. This opens up enormous opportunity to develop newer smartphone based GNSS applications enabling accuracy and integrity, which was not possible earlier. This problem statement deals with the processing and visualization of such raw GNSS observable from the android devices. Desired Outcome: The teams are free to bring out novel processing strategies and their implementation on android, utilizing the raw GNSS observables. Detection of interference, interference localization, spoofing detection, enhancing accuracy, fusion with other smartphone sensors are the capabilities to name a few.
The Global navigation Satellites transmit navigation signals for both civilian as well as strategic and military users. Concerning signals catering to civilian applications, all the necessary signal details are available and well documented. However, it is not available for the signals for strategic users. All the GNSS service provides be it, GPS, GLONASS, Galileo or Beidou is transmitting such signals for their strategic users. This problem deals with the subject of ethical hacking of strategic GNSS signals. Primarily the idea would be to process the recorded GNSS signals in order to extract the important signal feature such as, data rates, data frame lengths, correlation among data frames, spreading code structures, code lengths, overlay codes, spectral signatures etc. Desired Outcome: Algorithms and processing software to extract the signal features from the recorded signals. As a test case GPS M-code signal can be considered. DATA : Digitized signal records will be made available using ISRO facilities.
Current methods for estimating crop yield take months in crop cutting experiments and farmers have to wait for months to get compensated in case of loss etc. Solution for estimating crop yield using modern ICT technologies needs to be developed, which will make realistic plan for procurement. This would also help in compensate farmers in case of yield loss. The solution needs to be quick and reliable.
Use satellite data and artificial intelligence to monitor crop production across India. Use standard dataset available from NASA/ISRO for this purpose. This kind of data will be helpful to predict production of crop with schedule and help government develop a procurement plan for the same.
Develop a portal for farmer registration along with farm plan. This plan should help government agencies to monitor the life cycle crop across life cycle. In case the production fails then provide facility to report that too. Due to information asymmetry across producers and buyers there emerges a situation of distress sales, this solution may be a step to address this arbitrage situation. Additionally provide them with advisory of different activities during the farm schedule. This kind of plan helps government to plan the production and procurement plan, thereby increasing invome of farmers. If there are too many farmers producing same crop they can be recommended/incentivised to produce some other crop.
Develop an application for transparent price discovery from different Mandis and forecasting of crop arrival along with management and utilization of price stabilization funds in case of agri-commodities. Use a multi-level strategy for selected key crops to forecast and discover prices along with designing and leveraging PSF to avoid fluctuations in prices.
Develop a system or solution to provide a customized and precise land parcel specific fertilizer and input usage plan to reduce cost and maximize returns for the farmers. Analyse the right parameters use them precisely to reduce costs if production. To achieve this simulate the fertilizer application to land and identify the precise parameters for the purpose.
This will help to reduce the cost of transportation through aggregation.
The problem is aiming at detecting unusual events from surveillance videos. All the videos are shot using a single static camera. One example of such an event could be detection of events where a car is breaking the traffic rule. Input: Videos shot using static camera with one event per shot. Expected Output: Automatically detect the unusual activity. Give the start and end time of the event
Schools in Sikkim are located in different terrain and during monsoon season it’s very difficult to reach every school to get data. In govt sector sometimes we need data immediately in such scenario creating data is difficult We need a software or web portal which can store data of all students across the four districts .The data storage should be block level, district level and state level. As network is very challenging throughout the state of Sikkim. Software should be design such a way that data can be entry offline and later on put into the web when network is available. Design a desktop based application that records a variety of data like attendance or students as well as teachers, marks of students, and other statutory data as required by education department. Most important aspect of this application is sync only when network is available. It should additionally provide facility to upload file separately once in a month.
Education Department Govt of Sikkim, every year conduct STET (State Teacher Eligibility Test) exam for all categories of teachers Primary Teacher, Graduate Teacher and Post Graduate Teacher before the recruitment exam. All the eligible candidates will apply for STET, so the applicants will be almost 5000. Checking all the documents, verifying them and issuing admit cards to individual candidate manually is a difficult job, which we are carrying for many years. During this span of time we made human error and had to repeat the processes. What we want : To make the STET exam error free and quick solution, we are in need of online software or window where candidates can login, register, fill the form and submit. Software should keep bio data of the candidate, print admits cards and later we can display online result of STET as well. During all the process automatic SMS and Email facilities should be included. Mobile app will be more convenient along with software. Challenges Network connectivity is not uniform all throughout the state of Sikkim so software should be develop in such a way that it can run with less network ,that is it can open only that window which candidate wants. Design a application that integrates with some reliable system like DigiLocker for verification of documents, or accept documents signed by DigiLocker eSign for document verification. Reduce manual intervention wherever possible, manual verification should be done only when final offer letter is to be issued.
In the current scenario, Most of the social media platforms can be seen with the proliferation in usage of code-mixed text. Code-mixed data is an important challenge of natural language processing, as its characteristics widely vary from the traditional structures of standard languages. In such scenario, context aware sentiment analysis of the social media data becomes a great challenge. Here comes a need for standard solution which can take the feed of Social Media Data that has code-mixed language statements, Handle multiple code-mixed Indian languages and perform context aware Sentiment Analysis further. Sentiment analysis should give results such as “Positive”, “Negative “and “Neutral” for the code mixed languages such as English, Hindi, Kannada ,Bengali, Urdu etc. Sample data set shall be provided soon .
Software based module for segmentation and identification of Indian languages from the given input audio file. Objective of the software module is: a) Input should be narrow band speech data. b) Output should be labeled for languages with respect to time. c) Language labeling for a minimum 15 seconds audio segment. d) Capable to identify all 24 official Indian languages from given audio file. e) Non-Indian languages need to be labeled as unknown. f) Capable to give high accuracy (more than 80%) in Low SNR’s (as low as 20db). Sample data set shall be provided soon .
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