Opportunity For Indian Web Designers and Developers

Indian Government Offering Opportunity to Web Designers and Developers

mobile app development

Since Indian government has banned 59 Chinese applications including some famous apps like TikTok and UC Browser. The government made another announcement for Indian web designers and developers to make ‘made in India’ apps.

The challenge under “Atmanirbhar Bharat App Innovation Challenge” battle is a test for developers to make app in different niches. For example, e-learning, social networking, entertainment, news, and games. Ministry of Information Technology and Atal Innovation Mission are handling this challenge.

In a tweet on 04 Jul 2020, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said there’s massive energy among the techies and startup community to make world-class applications in India.

app innovation challenge
source: https://innovate.mygov.in/

The test is divided into two phases, the first for submission and the second stage for evaluation. Three winning applications in every category will win a prize of $26,780, $20,085, and $13,390.

The project’s site has also listed a couple of problem statements as sub-categories. These sub-categories includes speech and camera translation applications, microblogging platforms, news applications, photo editing apps, maps, and online social gaming applications.

Sub-categories of applications for India’s new application innovation challenge for local web and mobile developers. 

In a LinkedIn post, Modi said the result of the test will give better visibility and clarity to existing applications to accomplish their objectives and to make tech items to discover answers for tech problems with the assistance of mentorship, technical support, and guidance during the whole life-cycle.

He included that web designers and developers should center taking care of issues for India and the world. In addition, they should attempt to advance Indian games.

In April, the Indian government provided a test for developers to make a safe video conferencing application for $130,000. Agreeing a report by the Economic Times, 10 organizations including Zoho and HCL are competing to get the final project.

You can learn about India’s new app development challenge here.