About the Award
In pursuance of PTA commitment to promote innovation, advancements and accessibility
in technology Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) and Internet Society (ISOC)
Asia-Pacific Bureau has launched “Pakistan Mobile App Awards 2016”
in collaboration with Ministry of IT & Telecom, Telenor & Special Talent
Exchange Program (STEP). This year’s competition theme is “Embracing Mobile Accessibility”,
which aims to focus on the development of mobile applications on the needs of Persons
with Disabilities (PWDs) in Pakistan. The independent international sources
quote that about ten to fifteen percent of Pakistan’s population consists of people
with disabilities (PWDs).
The 2016, Mobile App Awards will invite to harness the benefits of technology, to
promote digital inclusion, and embrace persons with disabilities.
This competition will accept proposals and ideas till August 25, 2016. Shortlisted
contestants will be required to develop their mobile application(s) with the help
of a mentors & facilitors by December 10, 2016, winners will be announced
in mid-January 2017. A panel of judges will evaluate and decide on the top five mobile
apps based on a pre-defined criteria.
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