Port Blair, July 3: Unicorniz Innovations, a start-up from Andaman & Nicobar Islands led by Shri Dinesh Lal, a student of B.Tech CSE, DBRAIT (2021-22 pass out) has been shortlisted as an Indian Startup team to participate in the prestigious 3rd edition of the Singapore-India Hackathon 2023 being organized at IIT Gandhinagar from July 13 to18, 2023. The event which is being organized by the Innovation Cell, Ministry of Education, GoI was launched on 13th March, 2023 by Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Hon’ble Education Minister and Minister of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship along with Mr. Gan Kim Yong, Singapore’s Minister for Trade & Industry.

A lateral entrant in B. Tech CSE after completing Diploma from DBRAIT, Shri Dinesh Lal has been working since 2018 as a student team to create immersive, interactive, and engaging XR experiences as part of their Diploma/B.Tech Projects. They won the 2018 Smart India Hackathon with prize money of Rs. 1 lakh and were finalists in the 2020 Smart India Hackathon.

As part of National Innovation and Startup Policy, DBRAIT Institute Innovation Cell in association with the Department of Industries aims to enable, build, streamline and strengthen innovation and entrepreneurial ecosystem in the Islands involving different stakeholders at regional, national and international level.

The unique initiative aims to foster linkages between young innovators in Science & Technology in Singapore and India to find solutions to the critical global challenges of our times.