The IBMCall for Code 2019 Global Challenge again asks teams of developers, data scientists, designers, business analysts, subject matter experts and more to build solutions that significantly improve preparedness for natural disasters and accelerate relief when they are hit.
The students of Computer Science department, Galgotias University built their project “GARUD” on the tag line of IBM slogan:
“BUILD THE BEST TECHNOLOGY SOLUTION TO IMPROVE NATURAL DISASTER PREPAREDNESS, RESPONSE, AND RECOVERY”
Team Members Name:
2. Dhruv Jain
4. Jayesh Bansal
5. Kapil Thakur
Project “Garud” an emergency oriented management and disaster preparedness software for humanitarian assistance. The ultimate agenda of this Project Garud is to make high quality information management systems for emergency preparedness response recovery and resilience building accessible to all in case of natural disaster like earthquake.
Lack of awareness regarding disaster management leads to occurrence of huge loss of life and property.with the help of this project “Garud" people can be guided and informed about the upcoming disaster and they can see proper assistance and rescue operations. At this time natural disasters have become the so-called "regular disturbances" that cause destruction and it is our group effort that we are reflecting in the team project entitled "PROJECT GARUD" for the sake of human safety and timely reporting of the disastrous event otherwise the results can be catastrophic.
Humanitarian assistance, timely reporting of the disaster, nearest safe place identification precautionary measure guidance etcare some of the key characteristics and functionalities that software will provide.
The judging criteria for the event was based on:
Completeness and transferability, Effectiveness and efficiency, Design and usability and Creativity and innovation