31st March 2020





COVID-19 Solution Challenge_ Government of India

Be a part of the mission against Coronavirus!

In order to involve the community in the fight against the Virus, Government of India would want you to share your solutions to help fight #Coronavirus. Submitted solutions will be evaluated for adoption and those selected will be suitable rewarded.

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Government of India is taking all necessary steps to ensure that they are prepared well to face the challenge and threat posed by the growing pandemic of COVID 19 – the Corona Virus. With active support of the people of India, Government of India have been able to contain the spread of the Virus in the country. The most important factor in preventing the spread of the Virus locally is to empower the citizens with the right information and taking precautions as per the advisories being issued by Ministry of Health & Family Welfare. Further, they are also getting inputs with regard to individuals and companies who have developed technologies and innovative solutions, Bioinformatics, data sets, Apps for diagnosis etc that can be leveraged for strengthening the fight against Corona.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Biology
  • Health and Safety
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biomedical engineering
  • Biomedical Science

The challenge is open to all people in any major

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

Challenge Launch: 16th March 2020

Last Date of Participation: 31st March 2020

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Applicants who want to participate in COVID 19 Solution Challenge can be individuals or Startups that comply with the definition of startup as notified by DPIIT vide order no G.S.R. 127(E) dated 19th February 2019.
  • For the product to be developed as part of COVID 19 Solution Challenge, if any IPR/Patent is being used, contesting entity must possess the legitimate rights to use the IPR/Patents.

MyGov will have the right to chose all submitted solutions and consider it for deployment by scaling it up, if found feasible.

Opportunity Cost


  • 1st Prize Rs 1,00,000
  • 2nd Prize Rs 50,000
  • 3rd Prize Rs 25,000

How to Apply

First Step: Applicants must complete and submit the solution through the Apply Now link by uploading either a PDF of the document (max 3 A4 size pages with Font Arial Size 12px) of the solution or a YouTube link of the solution (maximum 3 minutes duration).

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