A 3-days National Meet on Grass root Informatics was organized by NIC from 19th to 21st January 2017 at the India Habitat Centre, New Delhi. The event was inaugurated by Sh. Ravi Shankar Prasad, Hon’ble Union Minister, Electronics & Information Technology, Law and Justice.

During this meet, along with appreciation of the work done by NIC, Hon’ble Minister especially mentioned the productive functioning of District Informatics Officers (DIOs). He encouraged the NIC officers for a more innovative & proactive role and laid out a numerous action points and suggestions to further enhance & strengthen role of NIC in Digital India Drive.

Innovation was one of the important suggestions and directives by the Hon’ble Minister. According to which the DIOs/ADIOs should work for innovations and continuously promote the Innovation Culture. Rapid Innovation has been impacting the lives and livelihood of our citizens and been a part of various e-governance accomplishments. Many global corporate houses have already contributed towards implementation innovative technologies. Now this is our time to innovate and contribute to our society!

The time is ready for innovations and innovators within NIC to improve the way citizen centric services are delivered and e-governance activities are performed. With this innovation challenge, we are providing a platform to you to showcase your ideas, present innovative applications and show your excellence in visualizations to the leadership team at NIC.

For any queries, please send mail at: nic-innovation2018[at]nic[dot]in Or Contact us at 011-24305158/ IP Number- 5158

Categories to participate for "Innovation Challenge" are:

Emerging Technologies

Submit Concept Note on adoption of emerging technologies such as AI, IoT, Blockchain etc.

Innovation in Service Delivery

Submit Concept Note for suggesting Innovative model of service delivery using technologies

Innovation in Data Visualization

Dashboard development using Advanced Analytics and Visualization techniques

Mobile App Innovation

Creation of Mobile App for easing delivery of citizen centric services/e-Governance services

Web App Innovation

Creation of Web App for easing delivery of citizen centric services/e-Governance services