Megathon’18, organised by E-Cell IIIT Hyderabad on 29th and 30th September, 2018 saw a participation of 450+ students from all over the country.
The opening ceremony was addressed by P.J. Narayanan, the Director of IIIT Hyderabad, and representatives from the sponsors explaining the problem statements.
This was followed by hours of brainstorming and coding by the participants throughout the night for the given problem statement. In the afternoon, the participants submitted and pitched their ideas and prototypes to the judges. The closing ceremony was honoured by the presence of Mr. Jayesh Ranjan, the IT Secretary of Telangana.
Megathon again proved to be one of the largest and most successful hackathons in India.