Source: Kerala IT News, Dated 30-11-2014
Trivandrum: The sports enthusiasts have good reasons to cheer; from now on the News and updates of the 35th National Games will be available at your finger tips. As the count-down of the Games has begun, the National Games Secretariat is making a plunge into the virtual world by introducing a ‘Games Information App’ and a ‘Virtual Torch’.
The Games Information App will provide with live results, the venue details, events, medal tally, etc. The Games Secretariat has invited tenders from the companies established in this arena to develop these Apps.
This App will be available in Android version, from January onwards sports lovers can download / install this App free of cost. The National Games Organising Committee (NGOC) is planning a worldwide release of the App. The Apps will get updated in coherence with the updation of the Games official website www. Kerala2015.com. A SMS alert facility is also being developed in relation with the Games.
To keep abreast with time NSG has also initiated to develop a ‘Virtual torch App’. This App will be available at the ‘Play Store’ form December 12th, 2014.
According to the NGOC, the National Games event has gone viral in the cyber space with its Facebook page getting more than 90, 000 ‘Likes’. These two Apps will also surely be a big hit among sports lovers.
The 35th National Games will be held in Kerala from January 31, 2015 to February 14. A comprehensive Games Management system covering all the key functional areas is being put in place to help run the National Games.