Google partners with the PM Modi for an app contest

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Here is the very good and awesome chance for all the Indian programmer and Android App developer that now  they have a chance to show up their talent by developing the app for the Indian Prime Minister Mr. +Narendra Modi's office.

 Under the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of innovation, aspiration and connectivity, search engine giants, Google once  again bringing the great initiatives with the Indin Prime Minister as part of the Digital India program to create an app for the Prime Minister’s Office,

Participants can sign up to suggest ideas or register a developer team to create wireframes for them. You can get more information about the contest from the Google PMOApp page.  There are three phases of the contest which are as follows -
  1. Starting right now and running through March 12th, anyone with an idea on what features an app from the Prime Minister’s Office should include can share it, and vote on other people’s ideas, on www.mygov.in(you’ll need to create an account to get started)
  2. Once all the ideas are in, teams of developers will then be invited to submit rough blueprints (wireframes) for how they would build an app for the Prime Minister’s Office
  3. Out of all the entrants, the five developer teams with the best designs will be invited to build an app - with some mentoring from Googlers - and the winning app, as chosen by an independent jury, will become the official app of the Prime Minister’s Office.
The successful team will also get to visit Google’s US headquarters. Meanwhile, individuals deemed to have submitted the best app ideas will win an Android One device.
Currently the ratio of the internet users have rapidly increased from 300 to 500 million people. Already 50 per cent of India’s Internet users are mobile only. No country has built their Internet on that computing platform, in those numbers, at such a pace. In a time of such rapid, exhilarating change, no one person can claim to know the best tools the government can offer it’s citizens. 

Hence it will be interesting to see what kind of ideas this contest provokes. You can register for the contest from India's MyGov Site and the last date of the registration and voting is 12 March. 

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