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National Awards for e-Governance announced

Feb 2, 2015 12:27 IST

National Awards for e-Governance was announced on 31 January 2015 by Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel.

The awards were announced during the 18th National Conference on e-Governance held in Gandhinagar from 30 January to 31 January 2015.

The awards were given by the Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances to recognizes and promote excellence in implementation of e-Governance initiatives.

The purpose of the award is to
• Recognize achievements in the area of e-Governance
• Disseminate knowledge on effective methods of designing and implementing sustainable e-Governance initiatives
• Encourage incremental innovations in successful e-Governance solutions
• Promote and exchange experiences in solving problems, Mitigating risks, resolving issues and planning for success.

The awards were given in twelve categories. These are:

Category I – Excellence in Government Process Re-engineering

Gold

TDS Reconciliation Analysis & Correction Enabling System (TRACES)

Directorate of Income Tax

Silver

e-Initiatives in Commercial Taxes

Finance Department,
Government of West Bengal

 

Category II – Outstanding Performance in Citizen-Centric Service

Gold

 

Passport Seva Project

Ministry of External Affairs

Govt. of India

 

Silver

 

Kanyashree Prakalpa Portal Kanyashree online

 

Department of Women Development and Social Welfare

Govt. of West Bengal

 

 

Category III – Innovative Use of Technology in e-Governance

Gold

 

 

Suraksha Setu-Safe City Surat

 

Office of the Commissioner of Police, Surat, Gujarat

 

 

Silver

 

 

Force Deployment Software

 

Office of Chief Electorate Officer, Bihar and National Informatics’ Centre, Bihar

 

 

Category IV – Incremental Innovations in existing Projects

Gold

 

AGRISNET-Farm Crop Management System (FCMS)

 

Department of Agriculture,

Govt. of Tamil Nadu

 

Silver

 

e-Procurement

 

 

Industries Department, Industries Commissionerate, Gujarat

 

 

Category V – Best District Level Initiative in Citizen-Centric Service Delivery through ICT

Gold

 

Effective Vehicles Database Management to Trace the owners of Unclaimed Vehicles Lying in Police Stations

 

Mandya District Police, Home Department, Karnataka

 

 

Silver

 

 

e-Panchayat

 

District Reasi, Jammu and Kashmir

 

 

Category VI – Innovative use of GIS Technology in e-Governance

Gold

Geographic Information System Project

Chhattisgarh infotech and biotech Promotion Society (CHiPS), Deptt. of Information Technology, Chhattisgarh

Silver

Application of Remote Sensing and GIS Technology in Sericulture Development

Central Silk Board, 
Ministry of Textiles
Government of India, Bangalore, Karnataka

 

Category VII – Innovative use of Mobile Technology in e-Governance

Gold

 

State Highway Development Projects

 

Karnataka Public Works, Ports & Inland Water Transport Department,

Project Implementation Unit,

State Highway Development Project

 

Silver

 

SMS Based Failed Distribution Transformer Information and Management System

 

Madhya Pradesh Kshetra Vidyut Vitaran Co. Ltd.

(Govt. of MP Undertaking)

Bhopal

 

Category VIII – Specific Sectoral Award

Gold

 

 

SAMVIDA

 

Rural Development Department, Govt. of Bihar &

National Informatics’ Centre, Bihar

 

Silver

 

 

e-Governance Training and Certification

 

Government of Maharashtra,

Mumbai

 

 

Category IX – Innovative use of ICT by Central Government PSUs

Gold

 

SAMPARK

 

Information Technology and Services Deptt.

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

 

 

 

Category X – Innovative Use of ICT by State Government PSUs/Cooperatives /Federations/Societies

 

Gold

 

ANMOL

 

State Child Protection Committee,

Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

Silver

 

Quarry Management System(QMS)

Tamil Nadu Minerals Limited, Tamil Nadu

 

 

Category XI – Outstanding e-Governance Initiative by Academic and Research Institutions

Gold

 

e-Jaalakam

 

Department of Economics, St. Teresa’s College, Kerala

 

 

Category XII–Use of ICT for Development by Non-Government Institutions

Gold

 

TCS Financial Inclusion Project

 

Financial Inclusion

Tata Consultancy Services

 

Silver

 

Kushal (CREDAI, Pune)

 

KUHSAL-A CREDAI Pune Metro Initiative

 

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