MCIT under the DEWAE program will give monetary awards to Afghan individuals, students and local ICT companies for their innovative Ideas, Solutions and Practices under the categories of M-Technology, M-Governance, Young ICT innovator and Technologists, and IT Champions. Through this program MCIT will disburse USD 5 Million in 20 rounds of Awards competition. Awards starting from USD 2,000 to USD 80,000 will be distributed in two phases:
Phase 1 will for two years (2013-2014); and
Phase 2 will run for another two years (2015-2016)
Details of the competition is as follows:
The submission period will run from 08:00 hours, 25th May 2013 Kabul Local Time until mid-night, 25th June 2013 Kabul Local Time.
The evaluation process will start from 26th June 2013 to 31st July 2013.
The winners of the Challenge/Competition will be announced on 01st August 2013. DEWAE will notify the winners during 01st-15th August 2013, via email and mobile number provided during submission.
DEWAE Innovation Support Program official awarding ceremony will be on 29th August 2013 official awarding ceremony to winners will be conducted by MCIT and AIMS.