MyGov, the citizen engagement platform of the Government has launched an Innovation Challenge for creating an Indian Language Learning App. This Innovation Challenge has been launched to take forward Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of celebrating India’s cultural diversity through greater interaction.
MyGov has launched the Innovation Challenge to create an app that will enable individuals to learn simple sentences of any Indian language and acquire working knowledge of a language. The objective is to create an app that will promote regional language literacy, and create greater cultural understanding. The key parameters that will be looked into will include ease of use, simplicity, Graphical User Interface, gamification features, UI, UX and superior content, that makes it easy and fun to learn an Indian language.
The Innovation Challenge is open to Indian individuals, startups and companies. It closes on 27 May. Upon evaluation of submission of prototypes, the top 10 teams will be invited to make presentations and top 3 will be selected by a jury. The top 3 will receive funding of 20 lakh rupees, 10 lakh rupees and 5 lakh rupees to make the apps better.