rime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched the A b Aatmanibhar Bharat App Innovation Challenge ‘to facilitate the techies and start-up community to create world-class Made in India app. The challenge is an effort by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology and the Atal Innovation Mission. The Prime Minister tweeted on Twitter that there is huge enthusiasm among the technology and start-up community to make Made in India apps.
“There is a huge enthusiasm among the tech and start-up community today to make Made in India apps. @GoI_MeitY and @AIMtoInnovate are launching the Aatirirbhar Bharat App Innovation Challenge to facilitate their ideas and products, ”he tweeted.
n another tweet, Prime Minister Modi urged the tech community to participate.
“This challenge is for you if you have products that work like this or if you feel that you have the vision and expertise to make such products. I urge all my friends to participate in the tech community. Sharing my thoughts in my @LinkedIn post. ” He tweeted, attaching a LinkedIn post.
In his LinkedIn post, PM Modi wrote, “Nowadays, we are seeing huge interest and enthusiasm among start-ups and tech ecosystem to create, develop and promote indigenous apps. Today, when the whole country is working to create an Atmanbir India. ” This is a good opportunity to give direction to their efforts, to accelerate their hard work and their talent to develop apps that can satisfy our market as well as compete with the world. “
He wrote that this challenge would run in two tracks – promotion of existing app and development of new app.
“Track-01 will work in mission mode to identify good quality apps for the leader board and will be completed in about a month.” The Track-02 initiative will serve to help create new champions in India, providing assistance in identification, incubation, prototyping. And roll out along with market penetration, ”he wrote in the post.
The result of this challenge will be to give existing apps better visibility and clarity to achieve their goals, and build tech products to find solutions to tech conundrums with the help of mentorship, tech support and guidance throughout the life cycle . wrote.
Prime Minister Modi said in his post that there is a lot of scope in these areas for new apps that address issues specific to India and the world.
“Can we think of making traditional Indian games more popular through apps? Can we develop apps with targeted and smart access to the right age group for learning, gaming, etc.? Can we develop a gaming app for people in rehab or get counseling to help them? ” PM Modi said that there are many such questions and techniques in his journey which alone can be answered in a constructive way.
Recently, the government has banned 59 mobile apps involving China, including TikTok, UC Browser, Helo, YouCam Makeup, and Mi Community, in view of the information available, they are engaging in activities that are “about sovereignty and integrity and defense.” Are prejudiced. Country.
Nearly all apps banned on Monday have some preferential Chinese interests and most have parent Chinese companies.
The ban came in eastern Ladakh amid tensions along the border with China.