A group of Hyderabad based engineering students have built an android application to fill the gap and to built between blood banks and recipients. The group of students exhibited their creative technological solution at the inaugural Hyderabad Code for a Good challenge hosted by global financial services firm JP Morgan in Hyderabad.
“The winning team built an android application for the NGO United Way of Hyderabad to bridge the gap between blood donors and recipient institutions that the blood is donated to,” a press release states.
The key feature of the application is it can show an intuitive display of inventory for institutions which enables easy management and data analysis. The inaugural JP Morgan Hyderabad Code for Good Challenge combines around 120 students from six engineering colleges.
The winning team includes– Meghana Pothineni and Jyothir Bindhu Adru from VNRVJIET, Kandi Nymisha and Mujtabauddin Furqan from CBIT, Karanam Raghuvardhan and Tatikonda Sesha Sai Sinzith from Vasavi College of Engineering.
JP Morgan technologists will develop the winning ideas into working prototypes. Also, the firm extends its support and act as subject matter experts and mentors to the students. The annual challenge was hosted on July 8 at Bengaluru, and the Mumbai event will take place on July 29. Over 370 students in total will participate in the event embracing three Indian cities.
Eight Code for Good events has been hosted in India ever since 2013. The release detailed that over 800 students are generating innovative ideas for 21 non-profits organizations in the country.
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