Open Gov Data Hackathon

Open Government Data (OGD) Platform India is at the forefront in promoting innovation in Open Data ecosystem. NIC, in association with IAMAI & StartUp India has organized a ...

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Last Date- Nov 14,2017 00:00 AM IST (GMT +5.30 Hrs)

Open Government Data (OGD) Platform India is at the forefront in promoting innovation in Open Data ecosystem. NIC, in association with IAMAI & StartUp India has organized a Hackathon – “#OpenGovDataHack”, for Students, Entrepreneurs, Innovators, Start-ups, Developers and Community to create unique and innovative service delivery Applications & Info-Graphics to foster innovation. The Hackathon is conducted nationwide in 7 cities & online. The seven cities are Surat, Patna, Jaipur, Chennai, Bhubaneswar, Hyderabad and Noida. The sectors selected for the Hackathon are Drinking Water & Sanitation, Transport, Education, Crime and Health.

Themes
#OpenGovDataHack is for development of Apps and Info-graphics on the following themes/sectors:
• Drinking Water and Sanitation
• Health
• Education
• Transport
• Crime

Challenges
An individual/team can participate in one challenge only; either onsite city or online challenge and can submit only one project (Apps or Info-graphics). Following are the details of City and Online Challenges.

Onsite City Challenge
The Onsite city Challenge will be conducted in the following seven cities on specific venues and dates and time (to be announced in due course of time-TBD):
• Surat
• Hyderabad
• Bhubaneshwar
• Patna
• Jaipur
• Delhi & NCR
• Chennai

Online Challenge
On completion of the Onsite City Hackathon in the above mentioned cities, the Challenge will also be conducted online on a specific date, to be hosted through https://event.data.gov.in (date and time to be announced in due course of time – TBD).

Winning Prizes
There would be six token prizes for each onsite city challenge. Two winners would be under Infographics category and four winners under Apps category. For the online challenge, 10 entries would be selected for phase 2. These selected entries would be given certificate of appreciation.

Phase 1 (Hackathon) would have following prizes at each of the onsite city challenge:
Student
Winner App: Rs 5,000/-
Runners-up App: Rs 2,500/-
Winner Infographics: Rs 2,500/-

Others include Students (Start-up/Individual/Professional/Community, etc.)
Winner App: Rs 5,000/-
Runners-up App: Rs 2500/-
Winner Infographics: Rs 2500/-

Online Challenge
5 Winner App: Rs 5,000/- each
5 Runners-up App: Rs 2500/- each
5 Winner Infographics: Rs 2500/- each

Phase 2 (Final App Development) would have three winning prizes and seven excellence prizes as mentioned below:
• First Prize: Rs 2,00,000/-
• Second Prize: Rs 1,00,000/-
• Third Prize: Rs 50,000/-
• Top 7 excellent entries: Rs 20,000/- each

Last Date of submission of entries is 13th November, 2017.

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