Google announced Mapathon 2013, a mapping competition for Indian users to make India maps better. The Mapathon will start on February 12, 2013 and ends on March 25, 2013.
The mapping competition is open to all Indian users who live in India. Users have to add more information on Google Maps for the neighborhoods they are familiar with, adding information and other data is easy with the Google Map Maker application. Users who participate can win some goodies from Google for their time and effort, the top 1000 participants will gen goodies in the from Android tablets, smartphones, gift vouchers and merchandise. The registrations for the competition have just opened, to register go here.
Google Map Maker is an easy-to-use tool that allows users to add more detail to Google Maps through a few simple clicks. Using Google Map Maker, you can select a specific area on Google Maps and add new information based on your own local knowledge or by referencing the satellite imagery on Google Maps. With just another click, you can save and submit your input — and once the submitted edit has been verified, the new information will be added to Google Maps.
Via Google India