A-View Sessions with Nodal officers


You are invited to have a one to one talk with nodal officers of ministry who’s problem statement you are working on for Smart India Hackathon 2017. Understand ministry expectations, ask questions and get inspired! View the below table to know the date and time slot for your respective Ministry/ department. 


To install A-View: Visit (http://aview.in/). Your login will be your username, which is the first part of your email id before the ‘@’ sign. (e.g. in abcd@gmail.com, your username will be abcd) and password will be Aview@123


*Please note: Some ministries/ departments are yet to confirm the schedule for the A-view sessions. If you do not find your ministry/department in the list below, we request you to please stay tuned.


Ministry/ Department

Name of Nodal officers

Date and Time

Department of Atomic Energy

Sh. R. Balasubramanian, Head, Management Group

Mar 8, 2017

3 PM to 4 PM

Department of Electronics & Information Technology, Ministry of Communication & IT

Mr. Dipak Singh, Director (E-infrastructure)

Mar 8, 2017

4 PM to 5 PM

Ministry of Earth Sciences

Gopal Raman Iyengar  

Mar 8, 2017

11 AM to 12 PM

Department of Space(ISRO)

1. Sh. Nilesh Desai, DD, MRSA, SAC, Ahmedabad

Mar 8, 2017

3.30 PM to 4.30 PM

2. Sh. Haresh Bhatt S, Head ITND-ESSA, SAC, Ahmedabad

Ministry of Road Transport & Highways

Sanjay Jaju

Mar 8, 2017

3 PM to 4 PM

Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology

Dr. Suman Govil , Advisor

Mar 9, 2017

11 AM to 12 PM

Deptt. of Defence Production

Brig. Pradeep Arora

Mar 9, 2017

10 AM to 11 AM

Ministry of Steel

S. Chattopadhyaya,

Director ( Project)

Mar 9, 2017

11 AM to 12 PM


Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change

Dr. K. Sankar, Director, Salim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History

Mar 9, 2017

11 AM to 12 PM

Ministry of Railways

Deepak Chhabra, Additional Member ( C&IS)

Mar 10, 2017

10.30 AM to 11. 30 AM

Ministry of Civil Aviation(Airport Authority of India)

Mr. S V Satish

March 10 at 3 PM

Ministry of External Affairs

Dr. Naveen Kumar Chaudhary

March 10 at 2:30 pm

Department of Rural Development

Mr. S Rakesh Kumar

March 10 at 11 AM


Mr. Priyank Kanoongo

Mar 11, 2017

12 PM to 1 PM

Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities

Mr Awanish Kumar Awasthi

March 14 at 2.30 PM

Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region, North East India (DoNER)

Mr. Ravindra Chaudhary, Director

March 14 at 3:00 PM

Ministry of Tourism

Mr. P. Rangarajan, Asst. Director (IT/Social Media)

March 15, at 10 am


Dr. N H Siddalingaswamy

March 15, at 11 am

Department of Science and Technology, Ministry of Science and Technology

Dr. Anita Gupta

March 15 at 11 am


Ms. Manju Singh

March 15 at 2:00 PM

Department of Chemical and Petrochemicals

Mr. Prannoy Sharma & Mr. Sunil Kumar Sharma

March 15 at 3:00 PM

Department of Posts, Ministry of Communication & Information Technology

Mr. Ashish Kumar

March 15 at 3:00 PM

Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Ministry of Commerce and Industry

Mr. Rajeev Kandpal

March 16, at 3 PM

Indian Council of Medical Research

Dr. Meenakshi Sharma

March 16, at 3 PM

Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship

Mr. Anurag Mittal & Mr Manoj Das

March 16, at 2 PM


Mr. Pramod Tripathi

March 17 at 3 PM

Ministry of Food Processing Industries

Rajiv Mishra

March 17 at 6 PM


Mr. N.L Srinivas

March 20 at 11 AM

Ministry of Ayush

Dr. Abhimanyu Kumar

March 21 at 11 AM