Since the India-China border dispute, Chinese smartphones are being boycotted. Also, ‘Boycott Chineese Products’ campaigns are being run on social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter. Meanwhile, Indian smartphone manufacturer Lava has organized a competition named ‘Design In India’, in which engineering students and professionals from the country will be able to participate. In this competition, students and professionals will have to design smartphones.
Registration of lava competition started
Registration of the lava competition has started, which will run till 9 July. Students and professionals can participate in this competition by forming a team of three members. The winning top-3 teams will get a reward of Rs 50,000, Rs 25 and Rs 15,000 with placement in lava. The special thing is that in this competition Lava’s smartphone design team will monitor all the students and professionals.
There will be competition in three different parts.
According to the company, the competition will be held in three different parts, including preparing prototypes as well as making presentations and designing smartphones. At the same time, Chief Manufacturing Officer Sanjeev Aggarwal says that this competition has become our strength in the past several years. With this, we have got new ideas for making phones. Also, we have got to understand that what kind of features users want their devices.
Ministry of Information Technology banned Chinese app
Under section 69A of the Information Technology Act, the Ministry of Information Technology had decided to block these 59 apps as these apps were a threat to India’s sovereignty and integrity, defense of India, security of the state and public order. The Ministry of Information Technology had received several complaints regarding these apps from various sources, including the misuse of many mobile apps. These apps were stealing data from both iPhone and Android users.
Ban on these Chinese apps
Tiktok, Shareite, Kawai, UC Browser, Baidu Map, Shane, Clash of Kings, DU Battery Saver, Halo, Like, YouCam Makeup- YouCam, MI Community, CM Browser , Virus Cleaner, App Browser, Romvi, Club Factory, Newsdog, Beauty Plus – Beutry 59 apps have been banned, including Plus, WeChat, UC News, QQ Mail, Weibo.