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DARPG to Launch Online Hackathon

Current context: Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DARPG), Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions is to launch a nation-wide online
DARPG to Launch Online Hackathon
Hackathon ‘Data-driven Innovation for Citizen Grievance Redressal’ on 5th November 2019.
  • The Ministry is conducting the online Hackathon for inviting innovative solutions for the Citizen Grievance Redressal Mechanism.
  • Corporate, innovators, researchers, student, start-ups, academia and other communities can take part in the Hackathon.
  • The objective of the Hackathon is to provide technology driven solutions to improve the grievance redressal mechanism in the country.
  • Potential solution prototypes would be selected for adoption in the innovative practices for improving CPGRAMS (Centralized Public Grievance Redress and Monitoring System).
  • CPGRAMS is an online web-enabled system developed by NIC (National Informatics Centre), to enable submission of grievances by the citizens from anywhere and anytime (24x7) basis to Ministries/Departments/Organizations/State Governments.

Question: 

Q.1 A nation-wide online Hackathon ‘Data-driven Innovation for Citizen Grievance Redressal’ is conducted by which Ministry?
a. Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution
b. Ministry of Corporate Affairs
c. Ministry of Labour & Employment
d. Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
DARPG to Launch Online Hackathon DARPG to Launch Online Hackathon Reviewed by Neha Verma on November 02, 2019 Rating: 5

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