Hyderabad, July 18: An android application developed with an aim to bridge the gap between the blood donor and recipients institutions that the blood is donated to. The app is developed by a group of engineering students from city-based colleges of Hyderabad.
At the inaugural of Hyderabad Code for Good Challenge 2017 which is hosted by global financial services firm JP Morgan in the city, a group of students came up with a creative technological solution. It said, “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”.
The application has the ability to show an instinctive display of inventory for institutions enabling easy management and analysis of data.
The inaugural JP Morgan Hyderabad Code for Good Challenge gathered the participation of around 120 students from city’s six engineering colleges. The challenge was con ducted in Hyderabad on Monday.
The release also informed that the annual challenge was hosted in Bengaluru on July 8 and the Mumbai event will be held on July 29. A total of over 370 students will participate across the three Indian cities.
Eight Code for Good events has been hosted in India with 800 students generating innovative ideas for 21 non-profits organisations, since 2013.
The winning team in the challenge consists of Meghana Pothineni and Jyothir Bindhu Adru from VNR Vignan Jyothi Institute of Engineering and Technology, Kandi Nymisha and Mujtabauddin Furqan from Chaitanya Bharathi Institute of Technology, Karanam Raghuvardhan and Tatikonda Sesha Sai Sinzith from Vasavi College of Engineering.
With the support of JP Morgan technologists, the winning ideas will be developed into working prototypes. The JP Morgan technologists will act as subject matter experts and mentors to the students.