Brought to you by Meerut Institute of Education & Technology (MIET) Atal Community Innovation Centre (ACIC MIET Meerut Foundation), Association of Rural Surgeons of India (ARSI), Maulana Azad Medical College (MAMC), Government of India NITI AAYOG Atal Innovation Mission

We are thrilled to extend an invitation to all Innovators, regardless of profession, to join ARSICON – 2024 – IDEATHON.

Whether you’re a Physician, Surgeon, Healthcare Professional, Paramedical Professional, Coder, Designer, Policy maker, or work in any other field, we welcome you to participate.

Age and experience are no barriers in this innovative event, which aims to cultivate creativity and problem-solving in addressing challenges in rural surgery.

Join us in this multidisciplinary think tank, where we will collaborate to brainstorm and develop innovative solutions for rural surgery challenges!

Event Details:

Date: 17 March 2024
Time: 9:30 AM IST Onwards
Venue: Hall B, LT 1, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi

To register and submit your idea for the event, click here

Submit your ideas by 11:59 PM IST, 7th March 2024

Incase of any queries or concerns contact us here:

Ideathon Themes

(Questions are suggestive and not prescriptive)

1) Work Force

How can we implement innovative strategies to encourage specialist doctors and medical personnel to stay in or relocate to rural areas?

 4) Infrastructure

What are the innovations that can help low-cost, quality equipment with regular maintenance services be made available to remote and rural areas? How do we increase access, storage, and provision of basic requirements like oxygen and blood banks in remote and rural areas?

 2) Training

How can we create new ideas to help surgical care providers in remote and rural areas get better training and keep learning about surgery?

 5) Information System and Database management

What are the innovations required to organize documentation of medical records in hospitals located in remote and rural areas?

 3) Service Delivery

What are the innovations required to increase access to quality surgical care in remote and rural areas?

 6) Finance and Economics

What are the innovations required to reduce the cost of surgical care in remote and rural areas both to the patient and to the hospital?


16th Feb: Inviting Ideas
7th March: Last Day of Idea Submission
5th – 9th March: Idea Screening
10th March: Declaration of results to 10 finalists

Event Schedule

10:00 – 10:15KeyNote Speaker (AIM Team)
10:15 – 10:30KeyNote Speaker (Biotech Consortium)
10:15 – 10:45Ice Breaker
10:45 – 12:30Design Thinking Workshop
12:30 – 12:45Speaker (MedTech – Mitra)
1:00 – 2:00Lunch
2:15 – 5:00Ideathon

ARSICON – 2024 – IDEATHON is a platform crafted to unite the brightest minds in brainstorming and creating solutions for real-world challenges in rural surgery.

This event offers Innovators a chance to display their creativity, critical thinking, and entrepreneurial drive.

They will work towards meaningful solutions that can potentially make a positive impact on society.

We look forward to your enthusiastic participation and contribution to making ARSICON – 2024 – IDEATHON a resounding success.