GOI launches Android app development contest

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    Government of India has started an Android app development contest to make public services accessible to the citizens via mobile devices. The app development contest, which is currently underway, will stop taking submissions on March 31, 2013.

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    Part of m-Governance initiative, this contest is open only to Indian nationals and developers can submit apps in the following categories:

    • Government Services
    • Education/ Reference
    • Social Networking
    • Lifestyle/ Travel
    • E-Health
    • Productivity/Tools

    The submitted applications will reviewed by a jury and results will be declared on April 10. The winner will get a cash prize of INR 1 lakh; the runner-up will get INR 50,000, while the third-spot holder will receive INR 25,000.

    The contest site adds:

    The qualified apps will also be hosted on Government’s Mobile Seva app store, which already houses34 public services related Android apps.
     
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