This is an effort to build a detailed Malayalam - Malayalam dictionary with the help of school students. This project will act as a stepping stone for the school students to the field of Malayalam computing

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A 2-day hackathon organized by IT@school, KochiPython and Swathanthra Malayalam Computing (SMC). IT@school is working on a new initiative to augment the IT Education at school, and a web-application is crucial to get it off the ground. To build and deploy this project, KochiPython and SMC have teamed up with IT@school to conduct a hackathon over a weekend.

Anyone with a moderate level of experience with Django can register and participate in this hackathon.

More Details:

IT@school is starting IT Clubs in schools all across Kerala. One of the major activities being planned is building a Malayalam - Malayalam dictionary (which may be extended to a multi-lingual dictionary in the future). This project is designed to pique the interest of students in software products while also being a useful project for the general public. This would be an ideal project to build a data-rich, crowd-source dictionary and, if executed properly, this could act as a cornerstone for other Malayalam computing applications.


  • Event starts at 10 AM on 25th March (Saturday) and ends at 12 PM on 26th March 2017 (Sunday)
  • Venue: RRC, It@school, Edappalli
  • Food and refreshments would be provided at the venue, free of cost, for the participants.
  • RRC Center is well-equipped if you need to crash for a few hours during the hackathon.
  • For Hackathon Instructions, click here
  • FAQs