Bill Gates to take part in ‘hackathon’ valedictory

Co-founder of Microsoft Corporation and Co-Chairman of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Bill Gates will participate in the ‘Agri Hackathon’ to be organised here from November 15 to 17.

Mr. Gates will be in the city for two hours, according to an official press release.

Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu will inaugurate the ‘hackathon’ on November 15. According to Principal Secretary, Agriculture, D. Rajasekhar, Mr. Gates and the Chief Minister will participate in the valedictory on November 17.

Mr. Rajasekhar reviewed the arrangements with district Collector Pravin Kumar and the foundation officials here on Thursday.

In all, 1,000 delegates will attend the ‘hackathon’ to be held in hangars at the APIIC grounds.

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