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About Microsoft Open Source Hackathon 2020

In these challenging times, do you envision yourself solving the escalating modern world problems? Do you have the skills and ideas to create futuristic, practical and pragmatic solutions?
Walk into the world of thinkers and creators and build apps that augment human capabilities and experiences, while unleashing the strength of Azure.

Hackathon Problem Statement

Developers to build Smart System for reduction of carbon footprint using Azure with Open source technologies.

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Smart Traffic Management system for quick commute and carbon reduction.
Smart solution to curb emission of greenhouse gases in the IT industry.


  • 25 Feb

    Registeration Process

  • 10 Mar

    Last date to register 10th March

  • 10 Mar

    Shortlisted Teams Announcement

  • 10 Mar

    Mentors allotment to Teams

  • 11 Mar - 23 Mar

    Prototyping Phase begins Hack Begins on 10th March

  • 12 Mar

    Dedicated channels of each mentor

  • 13 Mar

    Deadline of idea submmission document

  • 17 Mar

    Web Session by Mentors

  • 17 Mar

    Review by Mentors

  • 17 Mar

    Checkpoint 1

  • 23 Mar

    Checkpoint 2

  • 4 Apr

    Deadline for Project Submission on GitHub

  • 5-8 Apr

    Prototype Validation

  • 9 Apr

    Final Judgement


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Reenu Saluja
Software Engineer
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Nandeesh Swami
Technical Escalation
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Aviral Aggarwal
IOS Developer
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Sachin Khaire
Principal Architect
Vistara Airlines
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Balaji Thiruvengadam
EVC Venture
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Danny Savla
Senior Manager Engineering
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Karthikeyan NG
Director of Engineering
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Akhil Gupta
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Harsha Kikkeri
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Rishin Kalra
Senior Vice President – Product


There is only winning team.

Each member of the winning team gets a Microsoft Surface Go device.

The winning team also stands a chance to present their solution at Microsoft Ignite the Tour, coming to India in April 2020 (Mumbai 2-3 April | Bengaluru 8-9 April) *

* conditions apply

Frequently asked questions (FAQ)

Microsoft Open Source Hackathon 2020 is open to the professional developer community in India.

The organizing team will approve and confirm your participation. Shortlisted teams will receive a confirmation email and it will reflect on user dashboard.

You have to develop the application on azure and submit the code on GitHub

The entry should be functional for review by the judges.

Although it is not mandatory, you can submit a brief presentation or video to support your submission.
If you are part of the winning team, you could be invited to present at Microsoft Ignite the Tour coming to India in April 2020

Yes, you are required to submit a prototype. If you use any database like SQL Server or PostgreSQL you can also submit a database dump along with your submission.

Yes, all team members can login from their account and submit application.

The IP rights of the solution will be retained by the hackathon team and Microsoft.


Contact us for any help:

Samkit Sharma

Samkit Sharma

Phone Number: +91 88822 50750
Kaushik Roy

Kaushik Roy

Phone Number: +91 88770 72111

Code for the future


Microsoft Surface Go

Team Size

2 - 6
(from the same organization)


25th Feb - 9th Apr 2020


Registration Closed