The Open Government Platform (OGD) Platform has been built in compliance with Open Data Policy (NDSAP) to set a benchmark in enabling India to become one of the leading countries with regard to Open Data Initiative across the world. To fulfil the objective of Community/Citizen engagement under Open Data Policy Implementation, NIC in association with Startup India has launched the Open Data Hackathon (#OpenGovDataHack), a pan-India Hackathon across seven cities as well as online participation followed by Open Data Apps Challenge.

We invite you to participate in the Hackathon in your city and build citizen centric apps, visualizations, Info-graphics using the datasets available on OGD ( https://data.gov.in/

) and win exciting cash rewards to build a commercial project of your app and receive scaling support. Hackathon schedule –

The Focus sectors for this edition of the Hackathon are –

  1. Drinking Water and Sanitation
  2. Transport
  3. Education
  4. Crime
  5. Health

We look forward to your enthusiastic participation in the hackathon to build innovative, sustainable, scalable commercial applications using the awesome Open Govt. Data.

For any queries, connect with the Open Data team at https://data.gov.in/connect-with-us

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Warm Regards,

Startup India Team

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