Bajaj Finserv Limited organised its third edition of hackathon, HackRx, an annual hackathon hosted by the company. As part of this, students across India got an opportunity to compete against the brightest minds and be mentored by top leaders from the industry for developing business solutions.
The two-day hackathon organised in Pune saw registrations from over 1,000 students across the country and it will host over 120 college students who showcase solutions to a real time business problem. The third edition of HackRx was built on the success of the last two editions of the hackathon organised by Bajaj Finserv that saw the participation of over 3,000 students from India.
The current edition of HackRx comprises 10 problem statements that range from setting up in-app nudges, SNAP product co-purchasing networks to hospitals centralised reviews, mobile app credit score, provider invoice text curation among others. Participating students will be divided in groups of two-five and they present a solution for the stated problem.
Shortlisted teams will undergo a 24-hr coding marathon and will be invited to the Bajaj Finserv office to work on their projects. Top seven teams will compete for the finale which will be evaluated by eminent jury members comprising Ashish Panchal, CEO, Bajaj Finserv Markets; Rakesh Bhatt, deputy CEO, Bajaj Finance Limited; Tapan Singhal, MD & CEO, Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Company Limited; Tarun Chugh, MD & CEO, Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance Company Limited; AnuragChottani, CTO, Bajaj Finance Limited; Anurag Vohra, CTO, Bajaj Finserv Health Limited; Goutam Dutta, chief Information and digital officer, Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance; Sourabh Chatterjee, sr. president, Head Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Company Limited and Vivek Kant, head-technology, Finserv Markets.
Winners will be felicitated by Sanjiv Bajaj, chairman & managing director of Bajaj Finserv Limited and Devang Mody, CEO, Bajaj Finserv Health Limited & Group Head Strategy, Bajaj Finserv Limited.
Speaking on the occasion, Devang Mody, CEO Bajaj Finserv Health Limited & Group Head Strategy, Bajaj Finserv Limited said, “This year’s third HackRx edition elates us. The participants will get an optimum opportunity to display their skills and capabilities. With the aid of HackRx, it will be simpler to spot exceptional ability in the student’s work and problem-solving abilities. The top 25-30 teams’ tireless efforts to address real-world business problems by coding for a solid 24 hours will help us and the students, which is a win-win.”
Winners stand a chance to win internships/full time roles at Bajaj Finserv Group. The first prize money is of Rs 1 lakh, second prize is worth Rs 50,000 and third prize is of Rs 25,000.