Tech Desk, Amar Ujala, New Delhi
Updated Mon, 27 Jul 2020 10:00 PM IST
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Government received 6,940 entries
Under this challenge, the government has so far received a total of 6,940 apps, of which 3,939 are individual and 3,001 are associated with an organization. Ravi Shankar Prasad, the cabinet minister for Communications, Electronics and Information Technology and Law and Justice has given this information by tweeting. According to the tweet, out of 6,940 entries, 1,140 apps belong to business, 901 to health and wellness, 1,062 to e-learning, 1,155 to social networking, 326 to games, 662 to office and work from home, 237 to news, 320 entertainment and 1,135 others are categories. .
Total 6,940 entries have been received under the #AatmaNirbharBharat App Innovation Challenge.These include 3939 from individuals & about 3001 from organizations & companies in 8 categories.
This tremendous participation is a sign that, for India its time to UPLOAD the apps now. pic.twitter.com/i7BuoRHdrk
– Ravi Shankar Prasad (@rsprasad) July 27, 2020
Date was increased last week
Only last week, the government extended the last date to apply for this challenge to 26 July. Its date before that was 18 July. Three companies have also been selected for a reward of Rs 20 lakhs, including Sarv Webs in Jaipur, PeopleLink in Hyderabad and Techgentsia in Kerala. The companies that won the challenge include Aria Telecom of Ghaziabad, VideoMeet in Jaipur, VacSetu in Delhi and Zoho of Chennai.