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Nation-Wide Hackathon #OpenGovDataHack Launched

Union Minister for Electronics & Information Technology Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad had launched a nation-wide hackathon #OpenGovDataHack.

Nation-Wide Hackathon #OpenGovDataHack Launched

Highlights of Hackathon

  • It is themed on Drinking Water & Sanitation, Transport, Education, Crime & Health
  • It is a  part of the Startup Eco-system Development program
  • It would be conducted by NIC and IAMAI
  • Nation Wide Hackathon #OpenGovDataHack will be conducted across seven states of India.
  • It will find out potentially great Ideas/Talent from Inner India
  • The best ideas developed into Apps/Infographics primarily by use of Open Government Data
  • The workshops will be organized for Stakeholders Sensitization, identifying Problem Statements and Data Gathering
  •  The participating teams will be required to submit Apps prototypes and Info-graphics. 
  • Each team will be given 2 months of mentorship/incubation to develop the App after which the teams will submit the final Apps for evaluation.

Open Government Data Platform

  • The Open Government Data (OGD) Platform India has been set up by the National Informatics Centre (NIC) in compliance with National Data Sharing and Accessibility Policy (NDSAP) 2012. The objective of the policy is to provide proactive access to government owned sharable data along with its usage information.
Nation-Wide Hackathon #OpenGovDataHack Launched Nation-Wide Hackathon #OpenGovDataHack Launched Reviewed by Admin on September 14, 2017 Rating: 5

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