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  • IN: Telangana: Hyderabad bags three Smart City awards

    Hyderabad has bagged three Smart Cities India (SCI) awards by India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO).

    The city has received the awards under three categories -- green and clean city, smart waste disposal and startup -- at the 28th Convergence India 2021 International Exhibition and 6th Smart cities India Expo that concluded in New Delhi on Friday.

  • IN: Union Territory of Chandigarh bags 'Digital India Week' award

    The Union Territory of Chandigarh has been conferred with the award for outstanding performance during the 'Digital India Week'. The award was presented by union minister for communications and information technology Ravi Shankar Prasad at a function organized by the ministry of communications and information technology (IT) in New Delhi on Monday.

    The department of electronics and information technology through this award has recognized the e-governance initiatives of Chandigarh under taken during the Digital India Week held from July 1 to 7 under the leadership of IT secretary S B Deepak Kumar and IT director Prince Dhawan. During the week, the department of IT and SPIC undertook various Chandigarh specific key e-governance initiatives. The week long campaign involved launch of e-stamping in Chandigarh in all sampark centres which replaced the system of physical stamp papers and launch of digital locker at a large scale for citizens with enrollment drive to "DigiLocker" across all e-Sampark centre. The department of IT also conducted an exclusive campaign on information security and education awareness. In order to augment connectivity in rural areas, a project was launched under which all 12 gram panchayats were connected with optical fiber.

  • India Smart Cities Award Contest 2020: Indore in top 4, beats 96 cities

    In a contest organised by the ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs under the Smart cities Mission, Indore has managed to remain in the top four slot and goes into the final stage of selection process for the India Smart Cities Award Contest 2020. One hundred cities took part in the contest.

    Indore Smart City’s nine projects have been selected for as many as seven categories of the awards out of 12 categories. The Smart City had participated for all the 12 categories and had sent in 20 projects for the nomination out of which nine were selected. The Smart City Official said for the 2019 awards, Indore Smart City had won the award for River Front Development category beating other cities. Officials said that the categories in which Smart City do not get selected are Governance, Social Aspects, Urban Environment, Urban Mobility and Water.

  • India Smart Cities Awards 2020: UP best smart state, Surat, Indore best cities

    The northern state won for shortlisting seven more cities to transform into smart cities.

    Uttar Pradesh is the top performer among all Indian states in rankings given by the Centre’s Smart Cities Mission project, followed by Madhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu, the Union government said on Friday, releasing the results of the India Smart Cities Awards Contest (ISAC) 2020.

  • India wins UN Public Services Award

    Mobile Seva gets prestigious UN Award

    The mobile seva initiative of Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY) has won the 2014 United Nations Public Service Award. The award has been given in category of promoting whole of government approaches in Information Age.

    The United Nations Public Service Awards is the most prestigious international recognition of excellence in public service. It rewards the creative achievements and contributions of public service institutions that lead to a more effective and responsive public administration in countries worldwide. Through an annual competition, the UN Public Service Awards promotes the role, professionalism and visibility of public service.

  • India: Award for TAPMI's e-Gov programme

    eGPX - a unique one year Post Graduate e-Governance Programme for Executives [eGPX] designed for Middle and Senior level Executives from Government, Public and Private sectors at the Manipal based T. A. Pai Management Institute [TAPMI] has been shortlisted from over 500 nominations for the eINDIA 2010 "Skill Development Initiative of the Year" award. The award is given to innovative endeavors by eIndia 2010, the country's largest ICT event taking place in Hyderabad from August 4, 2010 to August 6, 2010. The Awards have been instituted with the primary aim of felicitating and acknowledging unique and innovative initiatives in the use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) for Development.

    TAPMI is the only B-School to start the one of its kind course in India. The programme is being offered by TAPMI in collaboration with National Institute for Smart Government [NISG], Hyderabad with support from the Department of Information Technology Ministry of Communications & IT, and Government of India. TAPMI is the first management institute in the country to be selected to conduct a post graduate e-governance programme for executives in collaboration with NISG.

  • India: Bihar RTI-on-phone project earns it top e-governance prize

    Bihar's unique attempt to accept Right to Information (RTI) applications through phone calls — Jaankari — has been selected by the Centre for the first prize (gold) for "outstanding performance in citizen centric service delivery" under its e-Governance project for the year 2008-09.

    Incidentally, 11 of the total 18 National Awards for e-Governance under different categories this year have gone to NDA-ruled states with Gujarat taking the lead with five prizes, including one gold, one silver and three bronze.

  • India: Bihar wins National Award for e-governance

    'Jankari', a Bihar government project to empower people with information under RTI over telephone, has bagged the National award for e-governance.

    "The award will be given to the state government's unique project, Jankari Call Centre under Right to Information Act (RTI), on February 12 this year at the national conference on e-governance in Goa," Amir Subhani, Principal Secretary, Personnel, told reporters here.

  • India: Bihar, Himachal bag awards for e-governance

    Bihar may be amongst the most backward states but when it comes to empowering its people through the Right to Information Act, it is way ahead of the so-called ‘forward’ states. Here’s wishing Bihar all success in its future endeavours!.

    Bihar and Himachal Pradesh have won the National Awards for E-Governance 2008-09. The economically backward state of Bihar bagged the award for ‘Jankari’, a government-run project to empower people with information under the Right to Information Act (RTI). The information can be accessed over telephone. The hilly state of Himachal Pradesh won the award for its electronic gazette (e-gazette) project and the Himachal Police Web Portal (HIMPOL). HIMPOL also bagged an award under the ‘outstanding performance in citizen-centric service delivery’ category.

  • India: Bihar's `Jankari' model found simplest and best

    Bihar has made its presence felt in e-governance. It has been given the "Gold award" for the "Jankari" call centre under which people can seek info under the Right to Information (RTI) Act.

    The award has been given by the department of administrative reforms, Union ministry of personnel. "The jury acknowledged the outstanding performance of this citizen-centric service delivery. It found the presentation of Bihar to be the simplest and the best," said principal secretary, state personnel and administrative reforms department, Amir Subhani.

  • India: Bihar’s tele-calling ‘Jaankari’ gets awarded for e-governance project

    Centre has bestowed Bihar with a gold medal for its stellar performance in e-Governance in execution of Right to Information (RTI) Act in the state.

    Recognizing the state’s unique initiative ‘Jaankari’, a call centre that provides an easy access complaint cells was opened under the state under the Right to Information (RTI), the centre has committed Bihar with the first spot for the award that will be presented at the national e-governance conference at Goa on February 12.

  • India: Capital’s e-gov projects bag national awards

    Three of the Delhi Government’s e-Governance projects have won this year’s national awards among all the states and government departments. Two of the Delhi projects (run by Education Department and DSIIDC) have won Golden Icon, while another (run by Education Department) has won Silver Icon award given by the Central Government for e-Governance.

    The projects which have won Golden Icon are Education Department’s Online Student Management System, in the Excellence in Government Process Re-Engineering category, and DSIIDC’s File Monitoring System and Bar Coding Solution in the Exemplary Usage of ICT by PSUs. The Silver Icon for outstanding performance in Citizen-Centric Service Delivery category was won by Education Department’s Computer Aided Learning (CAL).

  • India: Chhattisgarh strikes gold with online public distribution system (PDS)

    Chhattisgarh has bagged a gold medal in e-governance for making public distribution system in the state online.

    The national award, instituted by the Union government, would be presented to the Chhattisgarh government’s food, civil supply and consumer protection department at the 12th national conference on e-governance to be held in Goa tomorrow.

  • India: Delhi named best state for e-governance by Dataquest

    India’s national capital has been declared the best e-governed state in the country by leading technology magazine Dataquest. Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit received the award from Chief Information Commissioner Wajahat Habibullah at a gala event here late Wednesday.The other winners included Lakshmi Narayanan of Cognizant Technology Solutions as IT person of the year, Sanjeev Bhikchandani of as the path-breaker of the year and D.B. Pathak of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Mumbai for lifetime achievement.

  • India: Delhi's Bhagidari Cell wins UN award

    The citizen-government Bhagidari (partnership) programme of the Delhi government has won a United Nations public service award among eight awards that honour innovative institutional efforts and novel models of public administration, which work to benefit citizens directly.

    "Out of the 215 nominations this year, one of the eight prestigious Public Service Awards is being given to India -- to the Bhagidari Cell, at the Office of the Chief Minister of the National Capital Territory of Delhi," UN information officer Oisika Chakrabarti told IANS.

  • India: Gujarat bags award for best e-governed State

    Gujarat on Saturday bagged the award for the `Best e-governed State' for 2006-07 at the 42nd Computer Society India (CSI) Convention held here.

    Goa, Jharkhand, Kerala were declared as joint winners of the `Progressive e-Governed State' at the award function organised by the CSI to recognise the best e-governance initiatives in the country, especially in the government sector.

    Department of Electricity of Lakshadweep, and Department of Health and Family Welfare, Gujarat were declared joint winners under the `Best e-governed Department' category.

  • India: Gujarat Is The Best E-Governed State

    At the CSI-Nihilent e-Governance Awards for 2006-07, Goa, Jharkhand and Kerala were also declared the Progressive e-Governed States.

    This year, the CSI-Nihilent Best e-Governed State Award has been clinched by Gujarat for the implementation and development of indigenously developed practices and software in the area of e-governance that benefit the common citizen. The Department of Health & Family Welfare, Gujarat and Department of Electricity, Lakshadweep were declared joint winners of the Best e-Governed Department Award, a new category introduced this year to recognise government departments that have shown great promise in delivering best results of e-governance.

  • India: Gujarat: Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation bags gold in e-governance

    For the first time in the history of state, Ahmedabad bagged its first gold in e-governance in the country. The gold awarded in Information Communication Technology (ICT) category that is for using technology to bridge gap between citizens and local government.

    The award proves that technology models adopted by Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) for its smooth and transparent functioning can be adopted by cities in the rest of the country. The award is being jointly instituted by the department of administrative reforms & public grievances and department of information technology, Government of India every year.

  • India: Gujarat: State’s e-governance project wins five awards

    Centre had received 262 entries from different states for these awards

    The Gujarat government’s e-governance project has won laurels for it by winning five national awards in 2008-09. The Union government had received 262 entries from different states for these awards.

  • India: Haryana rated as Aspiring Leader in e-Governance

    Chandigarh, Oct 5: Haryana has been rated as an Aspiring Leader in e-Governance Readiness Index of the country for year 2005-06 and winner of first prize for TELECOMM India Excellence Award 2007.

    Haryana Chief Secretary Promilla Issar today said the Haryana was one of the front-runner states in implementing State Wide Area Network and Common Service Centres (e-DISHA) projects.

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