Engineering students build App for blood banks, donors

Several students from the city’s engineering colleges have teamed up to create an android application to bridge the gap between blood donors and the recipient organisations for blood or blood banks.

Published: 18th July 2017 07:55 AM  |   Last Updated: 18th July 2017 07:55 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

HYDERABAD: Several students from the city’s engineering colleges have teamed up to create an android application to bridge the gap between blood donors and the recipient organisations for blood or blood banks.The students launched the app at the inaugural Hyderabad Code for Good challenge hosted by global financial services firm JP Morgan in the city, on Monday.

“The winning team built an android application for the NGO - United Way of Hyderabad, to ease communication between blood donors and recipient institutions to whom the blood is donated to,” said a release. The key feature of the app is its ability to show an intuitive display of inventory for institutions, enabling easy management and analysis of data. Around 120 students from six engineering colleges participated in the inaugural JP Morgan Hyderabad Code for Good Challenge that concluded Sunday.
“The winning team comprised these students - Meghana Pothineni and Jyothir Bindhu Adru from VNR Vignan Jyothi Institute of Engineering and Technology, Kandi Nymisha and Mujtabauddin Furqan from Chaitanya Bharathi Institute of Technology, Karanam Raghuvardhan and Tatikonda Sesha Sai Sinzith from Vasavi College of Engineering,” the release said. “The winning ideas will be developed into working prototypes with the support of JP Morgan technologists, who will act as subject matter experts and mentors to the students,” further said the release.

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