Google, MyGov to set up live chat to talk about PMO mobile app initiative

The chat, which will take place on Twitter, is scheduled on March 16.

By: Express News Service | Published: March 13, 2015 5:37:05 pm

Representatives from the Indian government, Google and MyGov will take part in a live Twitter chat on March 16 to discuss suggestions and ideas for the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) mobile app.

A panel of experts including RS Sharma, IT Secretary, Government of India, Rajan Anandan, VP and Managing Director, Google – South East Asia and India, Gaurav Dwivedi,CEO, MyGov and Amit Agarwal, India’s leading Tech Blogger will be taking part in the interaction, which is open to the public as well. The chat will be marked by #PMOIndiaApp.

MyGov is the citizen engagement platform that was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi several months ago and it invites ideas from different quarters of the society regarding some of the most popular initiatives of the current dispensation. It recently announced the launch of a nationwide contest to build the mobile app for the PMO.

Spread over the next 3 months, this initiative has been bifurcated into three phases of Ideation, Wireframe development and App development. The developers of the winning app will get a chance to visit the Google headquarters in the US.

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