AskSarkar - Pakki Jankari Among the Winners of Aatma Nirbhar App Innovation Challenge

CIOReviewIndia Team | Wednesday, 12 August 2020, 13:34 IST

AskSarkar - Pakki Jankari Powered by CoRover Among the Winners of Aatma Nirbhar App Innovation ChallengeAskSarkar – Pakki Jankari is one of the winners of Aatma Nirbhar App Innovation Challenge.

AskSarkar – Pakki Jankari, which is built using CoRover Conversational AI Platform, solves a tough problem of receiving authentic information from government and verified sources. The platform has 235+ million users, supporting 12+ Indian Vernacular Languages and several foreign languages. has Text, Voice and Video enabled in AI Chatbot. The applications are the best in the world as these are secure, robust, and scalable.

Standing in the same frame of winners are Chingari, Zoho, and MapMyIndia.

In the coming future, AskSarkar will be created for all the states and for every government department, which holds to become a global web app for the government or verified content. The AatmaNirbhar Bharat App Innovation Challenge is supported by the Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY)’s Niti Aayog, which includes support from the Atal Innovation Mission that was launched on July 4. It witnessed participation from over 6940 tech entrepreneurs and startups in India, and there were 24 winners in nine categories. In a different vertical, MapMyIndia, Ask Sarkar and MyITreturn gain the top 3 positions.

The trends changed with rapid progress from the government end. Previously, a person used to call to request for documents and would wait for days. Now, the government websites are dependent on Government Schemes, Policies, Benefits, Scholarships, Jobs, reports, budgets, and more posts from central and state governments’ websites.

When spot-checked, AskSarkar data revealed more recent reports are there, but they are hidden on websites.

AskSarkar gives authentic information, not wasting users’ precious time. It uses AI, ML and NLP to recognize the users' searching motive. It supports the Indian languages both in video and audio formats. As per the CoRover Founder and CEO, “The content and accuracy of AskSarkar will keep improving as the usage further increases. This is still a baby bot, which can grow and learn better with the questions users raise. So, ask more to make it better.” The Co-Founders, Manav Gandotra, and Kunal Bhakhri and the Investor and Advisor of CoRover – Mr. R. P. Singh congratulated the entire CoRover team for making an innovative and valuable application for Bharat. The application will be available to global audience in the coming days.