Will Seek Ideas for Mobile App: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

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Will Seek Ideas for Mobile App: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Nasscom Chairman R Chandrasekaran at the 25th Foundation Day of Nasscom in New Delhi. (Press Trust of India)

New Delhi: 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said ideas from the public will be invited for developing a mobile app for his office (PMO) to make it mobile friendly for citizens.

Speaking at a Nasscom event, Mr Modi said the $146 billion Indian IT sector has changed the way the world looks at the country and the need now is to focus on newer areas like security, apps and cloud.

"The faster you all (industry) make mobile apps, the faster you will capture the market. We need a revolution in mobile governance... We will launch a competition through mygov.in to seek ideas for PMO mobile app," he said.

The Prime Minister had launched a website MyGov to provide a platform to citizens to contribute their views and opinions on important issues like clean Ganga or skill development.

The government will work with global technology giant Google for selecting the best ideas and the teams will be sent to the US.

"The second part will be to develop the entire software. I would like my department to be helped with technology," Mr Modi said.

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