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Organisation : Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY)
Contest Name : Amrit Mahotsav App Innovation Challenge 2021
Applicable For : Indian entrepreneurs
Last Date : 30.09.2021
Website : https://innovateindia.mygov.in/app-innovation-challenge/
MyGov Amrit Mahotsav App Innovation Challenge
Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi ji has given a clarion call to celebrate the 75th year of Independence of India, as the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav.
On this auspicious occasion, the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), is launching the Amrit Mahotsav App Innovation Challenge 2021.
The challenge seeks to identify the best Indian Apps , which have the potential to scale and become world class Apps in their respective categories.
This Innovation Challenge is in continuationof the AatmaNirbhar App Innovation Challenge orgainsed in 2020 that helped identify 24 Winning Apps and 20 Promising Apps
The Amrit Mahotsav App Innovation Challenge 2021 may include the following 16 categories
** Culture & Heritage
** Social Media
** Emerge Tech
** Fitness & Nutrition
** Business & Retail
** Only Indian entrepreneurs and start-ups are eligible to submit their entries in various categories as enlisted.
** High school & college students may also be considered for participation as most of these students, especially the ones who are in the field of engineering, are budding entrepreneurs and are the first ones to adapt to the upcoming trends of technology.
** Further, participants may be allowed to perform in teams with not more than 4 participants in each team.
Innovation Challenge Process
** The Innovation Challenge will be available on innovateindia.mygov.in
** The last date of submission of entry is September 30, 2021
** The applicant may only apply online to submit their proposals by registering and logging on MyGov portal: www.mygov.in
** Applicants are advised to provide self-contained proposals with essential supporting materials provided as uploads for an informed and fair evaluation/review.
** No changes will be accepted once proposals are submitted.
** Providing incorrect information will lead to outright rejection of proposals.
** Easy User Interface
** Security features
** Scalability & Interoperability
** Vision of App for next 5 years (Participants may pitch in their ideas for making the app successful by incorporating apps with emerging technologies/latest trends)
There will be a two stage Selection Process
** 1st Stage – Screening of eligible entries
** 2nd Stage – Evaluation by Jury, with actual Demo
** The Jury may be a mix of leading experts from Government, Industry & Academia and experts from Private Sectors. The jury can be composed of members from NASSCOM, MeitY & NITI Aayog for assessing the participants
** Shortlisted Apps to be awarded & put on Leader boards
** Government to adopt suitable Apps, guide them to maturity
|Launch of Innovation Challenge:||23rd August 2021, on https://innovateindia.mygov.in/|
|Last date for Submission:||30th September 2021|
|Screening of Entries Received||To be announced|
|Evaluation by the Jury||To be announced|
|Awards Finalization||To be announced|
A grand finale event (LIVE event) can be organized that may be conducted on the MyGov Innovate Platform and at the end of the event, the results of the App Innovation Challenge may be announced.
Following cash Awards will be given in each of the 16 Categories
|For Categories||Total Categories|
|First – Rs. 25 Lakhs||16|
|Second – Rs. 15 Lakhs||16|
|Third – Rs. 10 Lakhs||16|