Ncell App Camp launched

Ncell announced Nepal’s biggest mobile app competition known as Ncell App Camp 2014 by organizing a press meet on Monday, 11th August 2014 at Soaltee Crowne Plaza, Kathmandu. The program is a part of its corporate social responsibility to unleash the country’s digital potential and inspire youth to build innovative businesses. It is intended as a platform that encourages Nepali youngsters to learn and create innovative skills for developing mobile applications utilizing any computing architecture and building business plans and ideas around it.

The competition is basically categorized into four thematic areas: Agriculture, Corporate Solutions, Education and Tourism. These are the sectors in which the creative youth can explore and come up with their innovative apps and tools to enhance its efficiency and productivity that can be used in a meaningful way.

YoungInnovations being a part of Ncell App Camp has consistently supported in organizing and facilitating the event. Elucidating more about the event , Mr. Bibhusan Bista, CEO of YoungInnovations mentioned that 150 best workable ideas will be selected and the teams will be invited to take part in capacity building seminars and trainings. During the seminars, the teams will undergo coaching on various aspects of app making and business development that will convey knowledge of the market, app development and business development from national and international experts. Once the teams submit their refined ideas through online, six best ideas from each category -- that is 24 teams in total -- will be selected for the final competition which will be held from December 9 -11, 2014. The thematic winners will get cash prizes of NRs 2,50,000 each while the overall winner will bag an additional NRs 5,00,000 in cash along with Ncell sponsorship to participate in a similar overseas app camp to be held in Europe.

On the same occasion, Ncell also introduced new self service app for their customers that allows them to acquire information about Ncell products, services, schemes, and also supports them to easily check their balance, top up balance, buy data packs and other services, and transfer balance, among others.The App comes with different features for pre-paid and postpaid subscribers. The features are automatically loaded to subscribers’ handsets depending on the type of SIM they have.

Ncell App Camp competition which is hosted by Ncell is designed to engage students creativity and encourage their participation in technological fields. It is an event that allows students from different educational field to compete by creating and exhibiting their mobile application on a platform within given areas of their choice. It is an opportunity where the participating students will get a chance to interact and engage themselves with various IT experts and different educational partners located within their own communities to mentor and assist them with their app development.

For registration and more details, please visit http://ncellappcamp.com