In order to enhance Digital India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat App Innovation Challenge techies all around the country to make world class Made in India apps.
“Today, when the entire nation is working towards creating an Aatmanirbhar Bharat, it is a good opportunity to give direction to their efforts, momentum to their hard-work and mentorship to their talent to evolve Apps which can satisfy our market and compete with the world” said Narendra Modi in LinkedIn post.
This is a joint initiative created by MeitY and Atal Innovation Mission to identify the best Indian Apps that are already being used by citizens and have the potential to scale and become world class apps in their respective categories. To recognise good apps there will be “various cash awards and incentives”.
These are eight categories of app can participate in the challenge Office Productivity & Work from Home, Social Networking, E-Learning, Entertainment, Health & Wellness, Business.