Grand Challenge Launched To Strengthen The Covid Vaccine Intelligence Network System – Grand Challenge Launched to Strengthen Vaccine Delivery System, Chance to Win Crores


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Updated Wed, 23 Dec 2020 06:04 PM IST

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The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has announced the launch of the ‘CoWIN’ Challenge with the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology. This challenge has been initiated to strengthen the system of the Kovid Vaccine Intelligence Network (CoWIN). It will be a digital platform to be used to effectively rollout and enhance the mechanism for nationwide Kovid vaccine delivery system.

According to the information, the winners of this Grand Challenge will get gifts worth a total of Rs 3.85 crore. Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said in this regard, ‘India’s innovators have played a very important role in our fight against Kovid-19. I invite all innovators and startups in the country to participate in this Grand Challenge launched to strengthen the Covin platform for the vaccination program being launched across the country. ‘

Prasad said that innovative startups and emerging tech experts have been invited to participate in this challenge. Interested people Website Can register on The registration will start from 23 December and its last date will be 15 January. The top five applicants will be provided with the Kovin API (Application Programming Interface), which will prove the effectiveness of their solutions with the platform.

As per the notification issued by Press Information Bureau (PIB) in this regard, all the applicants selected for this stage will have a chance to win two lakh rupees. Once the applicants solution is integrated with the platform through the Open API, its robustness and scalability will be evaluated. The top two contestants of the challenge will get prizes of Rs 40 lakh and Rs 20 lakh respectively.

The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has announced the launch of the ‘CoWIN’ Challenge with the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology. This challenge has been initiated to strengthen the system of the Kovid Vaccine Intelligence Network (CoWIN). It will be a digital platform to be used to effectively rollout and enhance the mechanism for nationwide Kovid vaccine delivery system.

According to the information, the winners of this Grand Challenge will get gifts worth a total of Rs 3.85 crore. Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said in this regard, ‘India’s innovators have played a very important role in our fight against Kovid-19. I invite all innovators and startups in the country to participate in this Grand Challenge launched to strengthen the Covin platform for the vaccination program being launched across the country. ‘

Prasad said that innovative startups and emerging tech experts have been invited to participate in this challenge. Interested people Website Can register on The registration will start from 23 December and its last date will be 15 January. The top five applicants will be provided with the Kovin API (Application Programming Interface), which will prove the effectiveness of their solutions with the platform.

As per the notification issued by Press Information Bureau (PIB) in this regard, all the applicants selected for this stage will have a chance to win two lakh rupees. Once the applicants solution is integrated with the platform through the Open API, its robustness and scalability will be evaluated. The top two contestants of the challenge will get prizes of Rs 40 lakh and Rs 20 lakh respectively.


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