Samsung ‘Solve for Tomorrow’ roadshow in Bhopal


Bhopal, India – May 8, 2023 – At an education and innovation roadshow organized by Samsung India at the Oriental Institute of Science and Technology, over 600 enthusiastic young college students said they want to solve some of the most pressing problems that people and communities across the state and the country are facing today. This was a roadshow organized around the second season of the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow competition.

Students in Bhopal, who came from various colleges such as Oriental College of Technology, Oriental College of Pharmacy, Oriental College of Management, and Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishwavidyalaya said they want to solve real-world problems such as financial inclusion through educating less privileged about online payments, environment protection by usage of alternate sources of energy like solar energy and better access to education through cloud learning and upskilling.

At the event, which was organized to talk about Samsung’s global CSR program Solve for Tomorrow, the students said they require platforms such as Solve for Tomorrow to guide and support them in turning their ideas into action. They spoke about the innovative tech they could deploy to find solutions to the problems.

Samsung recently announced its partnership with the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology’s (MeitY’s) Startup Hub and Foundation for Innovation & Technology Transfer (FITT), IIT Delhi for the second season of the national education and innovation competition Solve for Tomorrow. With Solve for Tomorrow, Samsung aims to usher in a culture of innovative thinking and problem-solving amongst the country’s youth.

The top three teams will win INR 1.5 crore to turn their ideas into action while other participants who reach the top 30 and top 10 will be rewarded at various stages of the program.

The second season of Solve for Tomorrow is inviting applications from youth in India aged 16-22 years under the themes of Education & Learning, Environment & Sustainability, Health & Wellness, and Diversity & Inclusion. Youth can apply for Samsung Solve for Tomorrow on starting April 04, 2023, till 5 pm on May 31, 2023.

“At Samsung, harnessing the power of youth is a priority for us. This is what drives us and our global CSR vision of ‘Together for Tomorrow! Enabling People’. Giving youth a voice in real-life issues affecting communities around them allows them to see firsthand the change they can create in the world. With Samsung Solve for Tomorrow, we want to give youth that opportunity and also play our part in strengthening the innovation ecosystem in the country, taking forward the vision of the Government and our own vision of Powering Digital India,” said Mr. Hyun Kim, Corporate Vice President, Samsung Southwest Asia.

City-based innovator Sanjeev Sharma, who is the Founder of The Oriental Institute of Science and Technology, spoke to the students about the value of both success and failure. He also talked about how his vision to empower and educate young minds encouraged him to establish The Oriental Institute of Science and Technology which is proudly imparting education in the field of Engineering, IT, and Software to thousands of students from Madhya Pradesh and across India. He urged students to look at problems that India faces and Solve for Tomorrow with their unique solutions.

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