Win Upto ₹1 Lakh From The Govt. By Sharing Technology-Driven Solutions To Fight Coronavirus

by Suchismita Pal
Win Upto ₹1 Lakh From The Govt. By Sharing Technology-Driven Solutions To Fight Coronavirus

Amidst COVID-19 outbreak, Curly Tales encourages you to stay indoors. We take you around the world from the comfort of your home. #SpreadPositivity #ArmchairTravel

Now coming forward and contributing to the cause of COVID-19 can win you cash prizes from the Government. Yes, you heard it right. The honourable Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, recently took to the twitter to announce the same, urging individuals and companies to come up with ‘technology-driven solutions’ that can aid in rooting out the pandemic at the soonest.

What’s It About?

This COVID-19 Solution Challenge, initiated by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, has been rolled out to the public on the Indian Govt. portal The Government of India had launched this website in the year 2014 as a citizen engagement platform to ensure active involvement of the countrymen in the governance of India. This initiative, known as ‘Help Us To Help You‘ seeks to collect maximum suggestions from the citizens and startups. The suitability of these suggestions will be then evaluated for adoption in treating coronavirus.

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Cash Prizes Worth ₹1 Lakh

The solutions can come up in the form of apps, bioinformatics, datasets, hygiene practices and loads more. And the best solution finder is going to win a whopping cash prize of ₹1 lakh. What’s more, there will be second and third prizes too. The second best solution will bag a prize of ₹50,000 and the third one can collect ₹25,000.

Picture Credits: Narayana Health

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The last date of submission of ideas is 31st March 2020. So, use your time wisely while staying indoors during this lockdown and be a part of the big change. Let’s fight the demon together!