Google India, in collaboration with MyGov will launch a nationwide contest for developing a mobile app for the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO). The statement issued by Google India said that, “the mobile app will bring the PMO to every citizen and the contest will showcase how Indians can build a world class app.”
The statement further added that Google India will continue to build a vibrant language network online, which will help the government to change into the increasingly ‘mobile’ India. It is working with Department of Information Technology and other state governments in order to develop these initiatives.
RS Sharma, secretary in the Department of Information Technology said that The Digital India Program is organised with a vision to transform India into a digitally empowered society and knowledge economy. The program will help in transforming India and bringing it on par with other developed countries. He further added, “I’m happy Google is coming forward to roll out initiatives that will contribute to the Digital India vision. I’m sure others will come forward and join this moment.”
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