Open Government Data (OGD) Platform India is at the forefront in promoting innovation in Open Data ecosystem. NIC in association with IAMAI & StartUp India is organizing Hackathon – “#OpenGovDataHack“, for Students, Entrepreneurs, Innovators, Start-ups, Developers and Community to create unique and innovative service delivery Applications & Info-Graphics to foster innovation – local solutions to the local problems by the local entrepreneurs/developers. The Hackathon is to be conducted nationwide in 7 cities & online.
Hon’ble Minister of Electronics & Information Technology, Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad officially launched the #OpenGovDataHackathon and Sectoral Panel Discussions at an exclusive event organized in the Vigyan Bhawan, Delhi on 12th September 17. Sectoral Panel discussions were held with active participation from government, industry, academia, civil society, community members and sector specific experts. More than 300 participants from Government, Academia, Community, StartUps, Industry, etc had been part of this Launch event. The media coverage is attached in the file for ready reference.
Online registration for Hackathon has started on 12th September and will end on 30th Oct’17 at event.data.gov.in.