All India Council for Technical Education and HRD Ministry of India implemented a new scheme ‘Smart India Hacethon, 2018’ on October 17th, 2017. Hon. HRD Minister Prakash Javdekar was presented as Chief Guest.
40 different organizations including TERRE Policy Centre participated in the scheme. All the organizations are co-supportes for the scheme. As a start up, all organizations adopted trees from Warje Urban Forestry which included Banyan tree, Sonchafa, Forest Almond, Peepal, Neem etc. Also, they are provided with a QR code i.e. quick response code. Using this code they will get the updates and recent photos regarding their adopted plants.