Smart Urban Technology Challenge 2018 – Submit Your Ideas

Are You Looking for sustainable and modern-technology-based solutions to address the current/future problems related to urban development of Kathmandu Metropolitan City?

 

Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) to host a competition known as Smart urban technology 2075 BS  by conducting a press meet on 12th December 2075 at City Hall, Kathmandu. The event is a part of its youth initiative to crowdsource concepts & inspire youth to build an innovative business.  It is intended as the best platform for creative & innovative Nepalese youths to use modern information technologies to solve issues related to urban development by taking the geography of KMC as their pilot area. This kind of initiative seeks youths from various background to identify problems related to urban research & development in Kathmandu & put forward their innovative ideas to solve the issues identified. Benefit Realizing the resolution of Nepal government for ‘prosperous Nepal, happy Nepali,’ this initiative attempts to encourage aspiring Nepalese entrepreneurs by providing skills and pieces of training to the selected teams with innovative ideas through this innovative platform.

With the slogan ‘Hamro Kathmandu Hami Banauchu,’ KMC is also trying to encourage youth to take feeling ownership & be accountable for making KTM a better place to live. As part of this challenge, information & Communication technology is viewed in two folds Low fidelity technologies and High fidelity technologies. Meaning that the ideas that have incorporated simple technology will also be valid for competition.

Following are the objectives of the challenge

  • Crowdsourcing of urban Opportunites & challenges along with creative and innovative ideas to solve those problems.

  • Create the best platform for operative engagement with their problem solvers & changemakers willing to help the Capital city.

  • The application is through the website http://kathmanduchallenge.org. 

Young Innovations being a part of the initiative has consistently supported in organizing and facilitating the event.

If you have an innovative idea to build a better Kathmandu then, Let’s do it together!#smarturbantechnologychallenge #KMC.

For more information http://www.kathmanduchallenge.org/

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