An Indian language word game having different modules for different age groups


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Web http://www.aksharit.com/


About the project Edit

The Aksharit project is an Indian language word game having different modules for different age groups. Three games have been launched so far by covering all the age groups. A crossword building game for adults called Aksharit on mobiles, a quick word search game (for all ages above 12 yrs) called Aksharit Word Matki for social media and online platforms, and Mystery Land of Aksharit for children (below 12 yrs) as an Fantasy-cum-Edutainment online game.


In what ways is this project unique and creative? Edit

Aksharit is a Java based application for Symbian OS. It is hosted on Nokia’s OVI app store and bundled with Nokia touch phones.The other two apps are developed using HTML5 and other Web 2.0 technologies. They are hosted on www.aksharit. com server.

What is the social value of this project? Edit

It’s available for Free in India and priced at 2 Euros outside India. Aksharit Word Matki is also a free app with social media integration.

What is the potential of this project to expand and develop? Edit

Winner 2011, E entertainment category, Manthan Award 201 Digital Inclusion for Development , South Asia
The Jury noted that the product Aksharit (Mobile) got preloaded on 5 Lakh Nokia phones covering a broad range of consumers across India. It was also noted that the issue of script complexity is addressed in the product through innovation by providing vowel diacritics, half letters etc. The Jury also appreciated that the product received a Patent and got recognition by winning the IIM Calcutta Business Plan competition. It was also noted that the game has a high level of interactivity and ease of use which stand as distinctive points for any digital game.

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