MeitY in partnership with Atal Innovation Mission – Niti Aayog launches Digital India AatmaNirbhar Bharat Innovate Challenge. This Atmanirbhar Bharat App Innovation Challenge will 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. People can now make registration / login for Self Reliant India App Innovation Challenge at the official website at innovate.mygov.in/app-challenge/
This Innovation Challenge comes with various cash awards by the central govt. and incentives of featuring Apps on Leader Boards. It seeks to create an ecosystem where Indian entrepreneurs and Startups are incentivised to ideate, incubate, build, nurture and sustain technology. These Tech solutions can serve not only citizens within India but also the world.
PM Modi encourages youth by saying that he will too join the newly created mobile applications in this Innovate MyGov App Challenge. The mantra is to “Make In India” for India and the world.
Atmanirbhar Bharat App Innovation Challenge 2020 Registration
Time needed: 5 minutes.
Below is the complete process to make registration / login and participate in the App Innovation Challenge:-
- Visit Official Website
Firstly visit the official MyGov Innovation App Challenge Website at https://innovate.mygov.in/app-challenge/
- Register at Homepage
At the homepage of Digital India Atmanirbhar Bharat Innovate Challenge, click at the “Register” button present in the main menu.
- Open Registration Form
Accordingly, the Atmanirbhar Bharat App Innovation Challenge Registration Form will appear as shown below:-
- Register with E-Mail / Mobile / Social Profile / SMS
At the opened registration form page, people can fill the E-Mail ID / Mobile number details in the registration form to create a new account. Moreover, people can even register with social profile like facebook, google, twitter, linkedin or can even make registration with SMS.
- Login to Check Latest Initiatives
After making registration, people can make login to check the Latest Initiatives section as below:-
- Participate in Atmanirbhar App Innovation Challenge
Upon clicking the “Digital India Aatmanirbhar Bharat Innovate Challenge” section, the app details page will appear. People can click at the “Participate” tab to open the Atmanirbhar Bharat App Innovation Challenge online participation form as shown below:-
- Fill Participation Form to Complete Apply Online Process
Interested applicants can now fill in the details in the Digital India Aatmanirbhar Bharat App Innovate Challenge participation form and click at the “Submit” button to participate in the challenge.
Only Indian Entrepreneurs and start-ups will be eligible to submit their entries in various categories.
|Atmanirbhar Bharat App Innovation Challenge Important Dates|
|Launch Date of Innovate App Challenge||4 July 2020|
|Last Date to Submit Participant Entry||18 July 2020 (5:30 p.m)|
|Screening of Entries Received||20 July to 24 July 2020|
|Evaluation by the Jury||27th to 3rd August 2020|
|Final Announcement||7 August 2020|
Categories in which New Apps can be made
The Aatmanirbhar Bharat App Innovation Challenge is being launched in the following 8 broad categories:-
- Office Productivity & Work From Home
- Social Networking
- Health and Wellness
- Business including Agritech and Fintech
There may be several sub categories with the above mentioned 8 categories for participation in the App innovation challenge.
Awards / Cash Prize
Following awards would be given in the 8 categories in Atmanirbhar Bharat App Innovation Challenge:-
|First Prize||Rs. 20 lakhs|
|Second Prize||Rs. 15 lakhs|
|Third Prize||Rs. 10 lakhs|
For the purposes of evaluation, Jury may create sub categories in each category and then Apps will be classified into respective subcategories, based on functionality and evaluated. In case Sub Categories are created, the Prize Money for each sub category within each category will be as below:-
|First Prize||Rs. 5 lakh|
|Second Prize||Rs. 3 lakh|
|Third Prize||Rs. 2 lakh|
Evaluation Parameters / Selection Process
The evaluation parameters includes ease of use, robustness, security features and scalability. There would be a 2 stage selection process for Digital India Aatmanirbhar App Innovate Challenge. First is the screening of the eligible entries, second is the evaluation by the jury with actual demo. The selection process will include jury with experts from the private sector, academia to evaluate. The shortlisted apps would be awarded and will be put on the leader boards. Moreover, government will adopt suitable apps and guide them to maturity.
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