After awarding nonprofit organizations around the world for their work, Google has now brought its Google Impact Challenge to India. The Mountain View-based company brings with it a kitty of Rs 12 crore to help four Indian organizations implement their ideas. Also Read - Google, Facebook make vaccination mandatory for employees returning to office
“Today we’re launching the Google Impact Challenge in India, inviting Indian nonprofits to tell us how they’d use technology to improve people’s lives,” Google’s Nikesh Arora wrote in a blog. “At the end of the challenge, four nonprofits will each receive a Rs 3 crore Global Impact Award and technical assistance from Google to bring their projects to life.” Also Read - Fake Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI) Lite APK links going viral on the internet: How to spot them
Registrations have kicked-off today and will be open until September 5. The top-10 organizations will be selected by Google users around the world based on their ideas. The final event will take place on October 31, where the top three organizations will be awarded by a judge’s panel comprising of Google’s CBO Nikesh Arora, director of Google Giving Jacquelline Fuller, social worker Anu Aga and MD of Omidyar Network India Advisors Jayant Sinha. The fourth awardee, based on online votes from the public, will also be revealed at the event.