At an education and innovation roadshow organized by Samsung India at Symbiosis Institute of Technology, 500 enthusiastic young college students said they want to solve some of the most pressing problems that people and communities across the state and the country are facing today. This was a roadshow organized around the second season of Samsung Solve for Tomorrow competition.
Students in Pune, who came from various colleges such as Ajeenkya DY Patil University, DYPDC Center for Automotive Research and Studies, D.Y. Patil College of Engineering, Dr. D. Y. Patil Institute of Technology, and D. Y. Patil International University said they want to solve real-world problems such as Social Inclusion through Employment Provision, Mental Health among the youth and Road Safety.
At the event, which was organized to talk about Samsung's global CSR program Solve for Tomorrow, the students said they require platforms such as Solve for Tomorrow to guide and support them in turning their ideas into action. They spoke about the innovative tech they could deploy to find solutions to the problems.
Samsung had recently announced its partnership with Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology's (MeitY's) Startup Hub and Foundation for Innovation & Technology Transfer (FITT), IIT Delhi for the second season of the national education and innovation competition Solve for Tomorrow. With Solve for Tomorrow, Samsung aims to usher in a culture of innovative thinking and problem-solving amongst the country's youth.
The top three teams will win INR 1.5 crore to turn their ideas into action while other participants who reach top 30 and top 10 will be rewarded at various stages of the program.