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Code for GovTech (C4GT)  is a unique program aimed at creating India's first active open-source  community of coders that can build and contribute to global Digital Public Goods.

To ensure sustainable adoption of DPGs, building an open source community of vibrant young coders is key!

If you want to use technology to create large scale impact, then this is the opportunity for you.


Read ahead to know more!

Your code can impact millions

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C4GT Community Program

The Community Program is focused on building a long-term open-source community by enabling DPG organizations to list their DPG-related problem statements and access a wide community of contributors who can solve these problem statements. The goal is to build a community of 25000+ contributors in the next 3 years.

Why should you participate as an organization ?

Community-Led Effort 

Ensure sustainability & adoption of your DPG with access to long-term contributors.

Innovate & Build

Conduct PoCs, new feature development & more through the community.

Identify Young Talent

Create a talent pipeline through active contributors.

Engage with Adopters 

Connect with potential adopters who are a part of the community.

Why should you participate as a contributor?

Access to Opportunities 

Get access to exclusive events, opportunities, and learning sessions with ecosystem leaders

Develop & Showcase Skills

Build technical skills by contributing to complex projects & build a portfolio

Accumulate Points 

Get certificates, Badges, C4GT goodies, bragging rights & community privileges. Opportunity to earn money for certain contributions as well!

C4GT Mentoring Program

The Dedicated Mentoring Program is India's first annual mentoring & coding program focussed on Digital Public Goods where selected contributors get the opportunity to work on population-scale projects, receive 1:1 mentorship from leading practitioners & get a stipend of 1,00,000 rupees.

Why should you apply to the Mentoring Program ?

1: 1 Dedicated Mentorship 

Hands-on mentoring with weekly catch-ups,problem-solving sessions and professional development from industry 

Create impact at scale

Opportunity to work on population scale impact projects & build meaningful solutions using technology.

Vibrant community

Learn about how DPGs are breaking barriers, solve good first issues & network with talented coders & industry veterans.

Career Advancment

Contributors will be considered for PPIs with participating entities & receive Rs 1,00,00 as stipend.

Exposure to experts

Interact & engage with experts from the ecosystem such as Pramod Varma (CTO Aadhar), Ravi Prakash (Beckn) & more!

Hands-on learning

Access to immersive boot camps, peer-to-peer sessions & product deep-dives. Implement learnings on your projects!

Applications are closed for the C4GT Mentoring Program 2023

C4GT Advisors

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Shri Abhishek Singh (IAS)

President & CEO NeGD, MD & CEO - Digital India Corporation & CEO Karmayogi Bharat.

Abhishek Singh is an officer of the 1995 batch of IAS and has worked with the central government to create policy for leveraging technology to improve Governance. He has been the guiding  force behind running major population-scale projects such as Karamyogi, DIKSHA and DigiLocker

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Dr Pramod Varma

 Chief Architect of Aadhaar, CTO - EkStep Foundation & Co-Founder -

Pramod played an integral role in building  and scaling Aadhar to 1.2 billion people in a short span of 7 years. In addition, he has also helped architect various India Stack layers scale such as eSign, Digital Locker, and Unified Payment Interface (UPI).

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Donald Lobo

Founder - Open Brackets Foundation & Executive Director - Chintu Gudiya Foundation. 

Donald has been actively working to empower NGOs and organisations to develop open-source software for the public good. His foundation's current focus is on transforming the way non profits use tech and data via the Project Tech4Dev, Avni and Glific initiatives

Highlights from C4GT 2022


The first edition of C4GT  was launched in May 2022, and it  

saw participation from 346 applicants out of which 13 were chosen. They successfully created 25+ features & wrote 100K lines of code across 9 key projects. 

C4GT Mentors

Here is what past mentors have to say

Program Report 

Check out C4GT 2022 highlights

C4GT 2022 Program Report




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