codefundo++ 2019 : Secure Electronic Voting using Azure Blockchain
Secure Electronic Voting using Azure Blockchain
Demonstrate how Azure Blockchain can be used to make Elections, referendum, and polls more secure, reliable, and transparent.
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Register. Build on GitHub. Deploy on Azure. Have fun along the way.
Deadline to Upload Final Demo
Upload Final Demo
July 02, 2019 - August, 2019
Registration & Team Formation
Upload to GitHub
What can I build
You may use one or more of these example ideas to build your Azure Blockchain application. Don’t restrict yourself to just these examples if you have a different idea. Unleash your creativity as long as your prototype gets us closer to the goal of making the election process more secure, reliable, and transparent.
Example Idea 1
I live in a different location
A person may be living in a location other than the constituency where s/he is registered as a voter. Use Azure Blockchain to empower the citizens to vote online securely.
Example Idea 2
Name missing from Voter’s List
Use Azure Blockchain to ensure that no eligible voter is left out of the Voter’s List.
Example Idea 3
Applying for Voter’s ID
Could Azure Blockchain enable automatic creation of an e-Voter ID Card as soon as an Indian Citizen turns 18?
Example Idea 4
EVM Hacking accusation
Use Azure Blockchain to secure EVMs in a manner that such claims are rendered invalid.
Example Idea 5
Expedite Vote Counting
Use Azure Blockchain to expedite counting & tallying of votes. Rather than waiting for days, can the results be announced within seconds of Close of Poll?
Example Idea 6
Using Azure Blockchain, could you make an App that could potentially help a voter decide which candidate to vote for based on metrics like - Promises made vs. Promises Kept, Attendance in the House, Criminal Record, Fund Utilization, Questions asked in the House, Number of Debates participated in, etc.
The Judges will evaluate each criteria on a scale of 0 - 5. Take each criteria seriously.
Uniqueness of Solution
Do you have an impressive idea and/or a better approach than the ones already out there?
Feasibility of Solution
How practical is it to build your product? Could people in remote areas with limited or no internet connectivity use your product?
Creating a world-class project, or world-changing one, requires the ability to get others on board. Judges evaluate how good your demo was in terms of presentation, design, and content.
Maximum impact to successful outcomes
How scalable is your solution? How economical is it to implement your solution?
Judges evaluate the technical achievement the team has tackled during the competition.
Relevance to Theme
Stay as close to the problem statement as possible. Your prototype should take us closer to the goal of making the election process more secure, reliable, and transparent.
Starting with GitHub
How to upload your idea after registration.
Create a GitHub Repository
To put your project up on GitHub, you'll need to create a repository for it to live in.How to create a GitHub Repo
Commit your idea in the README file
Describe the solution you plan to create for codefundo++ within 500 words.How to create a README file
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More about Phase 3: Azure
How to submit your Final Submission. Ends on Aug 21, 2019.
Webpage URL (if any)
This is an optional field. If you have deployed a web app, enter the webpage URL in this field on the form.
These are two mandatory fields. Use the Email address you provided in Phase 2 while submitting your GitHub repository. Use the phone number associated with that Email address.
Provide these details for only that one person in the team who submitted the idea in Phase 2.
This is a mandatory field. Upload a short 5-minute video explaining your project. This could be an AVI, FLV, WMV, MOV, or a MP4 file. Maximum file size should not exceed 10 MB. If your file size exceeds 10 MB, you may host it as a public video on a video sharing service (e.g. YouTube) and copy/paste the URL in this field.
In this video, demonstrate how your solution works (in brief) and what part does Azure play in this solution.
These are optional fields. Use these options if you want to associate any Presentation or any other document to support your final submission. Judges may use these documents to get a better understanding of your project, but you will not get extra points just for uploading a supporting documents
The file size of this document should not exceed 10 MB.
Use Azure Blockchain to make the voting process more reliable & transparent
Ask Me Anything (AMA) sessions & Webinars
Ask Me Anything
- Started on Jul 04, 2019 at 16:00 IST
- Ended on Jul 04, 2019 at 17:00 IST
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- Started on Jul 16, 2019 at 16:30 IST
- Ended on Jul 16, 2019 at 17:30 IST
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- Started on Jul 26, 2019 at 16:30 IST
- Ended on Jul 26, 2019 at 17:30 IST
Cash Prizes, Goodies, and much more...
- Each participant of Winning Team gets
- Each participant of 1st Runner Up Team gets
- Each participant of 2nd Runner Up Team gets
All participants whose idea gets selected in Phase 2 gets a T-Shirt
Prizes worth ₹50,00,000 waiting to be won
Winning Team from each college will be invited to participate in codefundo++ National Challenge dates for which will be announced in Aug, 2019
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