The state has bagged the 'eINDIA special mention award' for effective implementation of egovernance.
IT principal secretary P H Kurien received the award from Andhra Pradesh IT and communication minister Ponnala Lakshmaiah at the recent twoday 'eIndia summit' in Hyderabad. The country's largest annual ICT event, eIndia summit 2012, was organized by Elets Technomedia with Andhra Pradesh government as its partner state.
"e-governance in Kerala has advanced a long way, from computerization of government departments to initiatives that encapsulate the finer points of governance. They include citizen centricity, service orientation and transparency," Kurien told the summit.