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National AgriFunds Hackathon 2023

We are thrilled to present the National AgriFunds Hackathon, an extraordinary initiative brought to you by the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) and Powered by Hack2skill. This one-of-a-kind hackathon is all about driving groundbreaking solutions that will revolutionize the agricultural landscape, making a real difference in the lives of farmers and rural communities.

This is your opportunity to be a part of something extraordinary - a chance to create a lasting impact and drive positive change in the agricultural sector!

We believe that by harnessing the collective brilliance of fintech and tech startups, we can create transformative solutions that will shape the future of agriculture for the better.

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Registrations Open

July 28th, 2023

AMA Session (tentative)

August 18th, 2023

Shortlisted Teams Announcement

August 21st, 2023

Registration Closes on

August 27th, 2023

Submission Closes on

August 27th, 2023

Finale Team Announcement

August 28th, 2023

Demo Day & Winners Announcement

August 29th, 2023

Winners Felicitation at Global Fintech Fest 2023

September 05th, 2023

Problem Statements/Challenges

Monitoring App/Tool for FIF Projects


To Develop innovative solutions to provide digital financial services in remote and inaccessible areas lacking connectivity and communication networks. The challenge is to ensure that residents of such regions can access financial services seamlessly, empowering them economically and enhancing financial inclusion.


Design and implement a robust digital financial services platform that functions efficiently in areas with limited connectivity. The solution should enable residents to conduct various financial transactions, such as savings, payments, and access to government benefits, without the need for physical bank branches. Key considerations include offline functionality, user-friendly interface, security, adaptability to different devices, and interoperability with existing government schemes and financial institutions.

Rewards and benefits

The winner may be considered by SEBI for suitable associations in some of its projects/committees/Working Groups etc.

  • Cash Prize worth ₹1,00,000
    Cash Prize worth ₹1,00,000


    Team Name: Bit_Wizard
    Participant/s: Ashuraj Herode, Harsh Naik, Suyog Havare, Vibodh Bhosure
    Organisation/ Institution: Vidyalankar Institute of Technology
  • Cash Prize worth ₹50,000
    Cash Prize worth ₹50,000

    1st RunnerUp

    Team Name: Devesh.xin5340
    Participant/s: Devesh Chaudhary
    Organisation/ Institution: ABB
  • Cash Prize worth ₹25,000
    Cash Prize worth ₹25,000

    2nd RunnerUp

    Team Name: Team Payd
    Participant/s: Balaji Anbalagan, Saisathish Karthikeyan, Muthu Palaniyappan OL
    Organisation/ Institution: Anna University - CEG

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can participate in the National AgriFunds Hackathon?

The hackathon is open to all individuals and teams with a passion for innovation and a drive to empower agriculture through digital solutions. Whether you're a fintech expert, a tech startup, a developer, or a student, we welcome your participation.

Is there a registration fee to participate?

No, participation in the National AgriFunds Hackathon is completely free. We believe in providing an inclusive platform for all aspiring innovators to showcase their talent and contribute to the agricultural sector.

What technologies or tools will be allowed during the hackathon?

Participants are free to leverage any relevant technologies, tools, and programming languages to develop their solutions. We encourage the use of cutting-edge technologies such as Gen AI and Machine Learning to enhance the impact of your innovations.

Can we participate as a team?

Yes, you can participate as a team. Teams can consist of a maximum of four members. Collaborate with like-minded individuals to build synergistic solutions that address the hackathon problem statements effectively.

Will there be any mentorship or support during the hackathon?

Yes, we will have experienced mentors and subject matter experts who will take sessions and guide participants during the hackathon. They will provide valuable insights, answer questions, and help you refine your solutions.

Can we work on more than one challenge?

Participants are encouraged to focus on one problem statement to ensure the depth and quality of their solutions.

How do I register for the hackathon?

You can click on register now tab on the page.

Where will the hackathon take place?

The National AgriFunds Hackathon will be held in a virtual format, allowing participants from different locations to collaborate seamlessly. However, felicitation of the hackathon winners will take place at the prestigious Global Fintech Fest.

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