Union Government felicitated the winners of the third Web Ratna Awards
The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting was awarded the Platinum icon award for the Comprehensive Web presence in the Web Ratna Awards 2014.
The Union Minister of Communications & Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad on 25 March 2015 felicitated the winners of the 2014 Web Ratna awards. This was the third Web Ratna Awards that were given away at a ceremony held at Stein Auditorium, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi.
List of award and awardees
Citizen Centric Service Category:
• Platinum Award: Passport Seva Project
• Gold Award: National Safai Karmchari Finance Development Corporation (NSKFDC)
• Silver Award: National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS)
Open Data Champion category:
• Platinum Award: Office of Registrar General & Census Commissioner
• Gold Award: Planning Commission and Union Ministry of Statistics & Program Implementation
• Silver Award: Union Ministry of Water Resources
Innovative Use of Technology category:
• Platinum Award: MKisan-Government of India Portal for Farmer Centric Services
• Gold Award: Madhya Pradesh Commercial Tax Department and Department of Commercial Tax, Tamil Nadu
• Silver Award: E-Sahakar, an online Cooperative Society Process Management System of Maharashtra Government
Outstanding Content category:
• Platinum Award: Ministry of External Affairs.
• Gold Award: Ministry of Tribal Affairs and Kerala Tourism
• Silver Award: Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER)
Comprehensive Web presence category:
• Platinum Award: Ministry of Information & Broadcasting
• Gold Award: Union Ministry of Health & Family Welfare
• Silver Award: Controller General of Accounts
Comprehensive Web Presence State category:
• Platinum Award: Maharashtra
• Gold Award: Tamil Nadu
• Silver Award: Uttarakhand
Web Ratna Awards
The Web Ratna Awards was constituted by the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology and acknowledges exemplary initiatives/practices of various states/UTs in the realm of e-governance.
The first and second Web Ratna Awards were awarded for the year 2009 and 2012.