Mehvish Mushtaq, an android developer who developed “Dial Kashmir” gets the Nari Shakti award for developing the app. Mehvish is a Computer Science Engineer who started to work on the app after she took an online course on developing Android apps. One of the key requirements of the course was to develop an app independently. The first version of the app took about two weeks to develop.
Dial Kashmir’s core service is information. Dial Kashmir app essentially consists of a directory feature which provides phone numbers, e-mail ids and addresses of essential and commercial services in Kashmir. In addition to directory feature, it also has other features like ‘Find Pin code’, ‘Railway timings’, ‘list of holidays’, ‘Muslim Prayer timings’ etc to name a few.
She received the award from President Ramnath Kovind.
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