OpenGovDataHack Event

OpenGovDataHack Event

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.

Who can Participate

  • This Contest is open to
    • Individuals/professionals
    • A team of individuals/professionals
    • Indian start ups
  • Participant(s) must be of minimum 18-years
  • The total employee of the startup must not be exceed 50
  • Participants can form teams – ideally heterogeneous, consisting of people with different skill sets – up to a maximum of three members
  • Employees and relatives of NIC and IAMAI are not allowed to participate in this #OpenGovDataHack Challenge
  • Individuals/professionals must obtain no objection certificate from their organizations


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

Phase 1 (Hackathon) would also have following prizes at each onsite city challenge:

  • Students
    Winner App: Rs 5,000/-
    Runners-up App: Rs 2,500/-
    Winner Infographics: Rs 2,500/-
  • Others (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

Deadline:- T.B.A

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