Braving the sweltering Dilli heat of June, around a hundred odd developers gathered at the India Habitat Centre, New Delhi on June 16-17, 2012 – to code and contribute more effectively towards a social cause. These were a wide variety of people over the age of 15 to about 25. Developers were free to discuss, code and participate using whatever technology they were proficient in, with one condition – it ought to serve one critical aspect of society – education, health, information access, women security and disaster management.
According to Vikash Agrawal of the winning team, “Internally we discussed a mere of Rs 50 for every meeting from both end (user and NGO) individually might serve as a good business model to the final appliations. We can also have various visualisations and offers for top donators. We have also planned for more projects, apps and would participate in more competitions in future. We may also take this oppurtunity to take this is our venture. We are certainly looking for some help and seed money so that we can port it over various OSs.”