Ahmedabad: Atal Innovation Mission in partnership with NITI Aayog to support and build a robust ecosystem for Indian apps The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology launched the Digital India “AATMNIRBHAR” India App Innovation Challenge for Indian tech entrepreneurs and startups. It is designed with the objective of realizing the Vision of The Prime Minister’s Vision of Building Digital India and helping to harness digital technologies in building “AATMNIRBHAR” India.
The app innovation challenge will focus on identifying the best Indian apps that are already being used by citizens and have some further improvements and have the potential to become world class apps in their category. With various cash awards and incentives to show the app on the leader board, this innovation challenge will try to create an ecosystem where Indian entrepreneurs and startups will be encouraged to build, nurture and maintain tech solutions that will serve not only the citizens of India but also people around the world. The mantra is ‘ Make in India for India and the world ‘, building in India for the whole world, including India. It will be completed in a month.
“AATMNIRBHAR” India App Innovation Challenge Track 1 is being launched in 8 broad categories:-
- Office productivity and work from home
- Social Networking
- Health and Fitness
- Businesses including Agritech and Fin-Tech
Days subsequent to prohibiting 59 applications with connections to China over security concerns, the administration of India has commenced the “Advanced India Aatma Nirbhar Bharat Innovate Challenge” in an offer to help the homegrown application biological system. The advancement challenge will help recognize the “best” Indian applications in eight classifications (office efficiency and work from home, long range informal communication, e-learning, diversion, wellbeing and health, business including agritech and fintech, news, and games) that are as of now accessible for use and scale them to “world-class” norms.
The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology’s (MeitY) Digital India Aatma Nirbhar Bharat Innovate Challenge will be directed in two phases, screening and assessment (with genuine demo). The test is open for every single Indian business person and new companies, and those intrigued have until July 18 to apply. The entire procedure will be led online by means of the MyGov gateway (innovate.mygov.in). A vague jury with specialists from private segment and the scholarly community will assess the entries and waitlist applications dependent on four boundaries, convenience, power, security highlights, and versatility.
Shortlisted applications will be granted and put on Leaderboards. “Reasonable” applications will additionally be embraced by the administration and be guided to development. The last declaration will be made on August 7.
Champs not just have a potential for success to get their applications perceivability and bearing, yet they will likewise be qualified for money rewards worth Rs 20 lakh, Rs 15 lakh, and Rs 10 lakh separately in every one of the eight application classifications. Jury individuals may choose to make sub classifications in every class, in which case victors will have a potential for success to win a money award of Rs 5 lakh, Rs 3 lakh, and Rs 2 lakh separately (for each sub classification that is made inside a classification).
Restriction on various Chinese applications has seen various Indian engineers dive in to draw in clients and with the new development challenge the administration is unmistakably hoping to help their spirit while likewise offering India’s application biological system a significant chance in the arm. This isn’t the first run through the Narendra Modi-drove government has come out with a development challenge to advance make in India. Recently, it came out with a creative test to urge Indians to fabricate a nearby Zoom-rival.
The planning of the new development challenge couldn’t have been all the more right. The legislature has been vocal about neighborhood for some time now, and with the current influx of hostile to China notion blowing across India, the way that it is presently additionally making due move to effectively advance “make in India” will without a doubt go far in building confidence among the residents of the nation.