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26th October, 2023 Science and Technology

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Context:  The Curtain Raiser of Vimarsh 2023, a National Hackathon on 5G technology use for police, took place in New Delhi. During the event, a teaser and the official website for the Hackathon Vimarsh 2023 were launched.

Key Highlights

  • The Hackathon will comprise three stages of ideas screening.
    • Stages I and II will be conducted virtually, while Stage III will be held at nodal centres in physical mode, where 5G testbeds, Private Networks, and Labs will be accessible.
  • Following the completion of Stage III, the names of the winners for each problem statement will be announced during the Valedictory Session in February 2024. Each winner will receive an award of Rs 1.5 Lakhs.

Must Read Articles:

5G: https://www.iasgyan.in/daily-current-affairs/5g-18

5G ROLLOUT: https://www.iasgyan.in/rstv/5g-rollout

National Security: Bureau of Police Research and Development: https://www.iasgyan.in/ias-gazette-magazine/perspective-national-security-bureau-of-police-research-and-development


Q. Vimarsh 2023, the National Hackathon on:

A) Blockchain Technology

B) Artificial Intelligence

C) 5G Technology

D) Virtual Reality

Answer: C


Vimarsh 2023 is specifically focused on 5G technology, aiming to promote innovation and creativity in this field.