National Awards for E-Governance

The Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances, Government of India, in association with the Department of Electronics & Information Technology, Government of India and the Department of Information Technology & Communication, Government of Rajasthan, is organizing  16th  National Conference on e-Governance on 11 – 12 February, 2013 in Jaipur, Rajasthan.

The National Conference on e-Governance has been providing a platform to policy makers, practitioners, industry leaders and academia to deliberate, interact and recommend actionable strategies.  In this scenario, the 16th National Conference on e-Governance based on the theme of Towards an Open Government seeks to explore effective strategies for social, financial & digital inclusion and transformation in governance through innovation and technology.

To recognise and promote excellence in implementation of e-Governance initiatives, the Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances, Government of India, presents National Awards for e-Governance every year.

Category of Awards are:

A) Excellence in Government Process Re-engineering

B) Exemplary Horizontal Transfer of ICT-based Best Practice

C) Outstanding Performance in Citizen-Centric Service Delivery

D) Innovative Usage of Technology in e-Governance

E) Exemplary Usage of ICT by PSUs

F) Best Government Portal

G) Sectoral Award (Focus Sector Social Sector Programs)

Gold, Silver and Bronze icons will be awarded in each category.  State-wise award are as follows: Assam-01, Karnataka-01, Gujrat-04, Jharkhand-01, Andhra Pradesh -02, Odisha- 02, Rajasthan-01, Madhya Predesh-02., Jammu & Kashmir -01, Bihar-01, Govt. of India -01.

The list of initiatives being awarded this year in various categories is as follows:

Category 1 –  Excellence in Government Process Re-engineering

GOLD ” Computerisation of Registration (Panjeeyan) Project in Assam, Revenue and Disaster Management Department, Government of Assam
SILVER Transformation of Mineral and Administration through e-Governance (Geology and Mining), Department of Mines and Geology, Government of Karnataka
BRONZE Online Voting System (OVS), State Election Commission, Gujarat

Category 2 –  Exemplary Re-Use of ICT Based Solutions

GOLD XLNXtended Licensing & Laboratory Node of SALES, Food & Drugs Control Administration, Gujarat
SILVER Electronic Benefit Transfer through BC Model at Pragya Kendras, Jharkhand Agency for Promotion of IT, Department of IT, Government of Jharkhand
BRONZE IT enabled services in Gurukulam institutions, APTWREIS (Gurukulam), Tribal Welfare Department, Government of Andhra Pradesh

Category 3 – Outstanding performance in Citizen-Centric Service Delivery

GOLD Students Academic Management System (SAMS), Department of Higher Education, Government of Odisha
SILVER Mail Network Optimization Project, Department of Posts, Government of India
BRONZE Use of ICT for Delivering Mechanized Agricultural Implements  & Effective Monitoring of Input Delivery System through ICT, Directorate of Agriculture & Food Production, Government of Odisha

Category 4 –  Innovative use of Technology in e-Governance

GOLD iBHUGOAL,  Information Technology Department, Government of Bihar and National Informatics Centre, Bihar
SILVER Measuring Physical Accessibility to Healthcare Network and Population Coverage Modeling in J&K State using Geo-informatics, Directorate of Environment & Remote Sensing, Government of J&K
BRONZE MAGIC: Mineral Administration and Governance Using ICT,Commissionerate of Geology and Mining, Government of Gujarat

Category 5 –  Innovative use of ICT by PSUs for Customer™s Benefits

GOLD Integrated System for Online Generation of Electrical Specifications for Transformers, Informatics Center (IFX), Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), Bhopal
SILVER EPIMRS, IT Wing, Eastern Power Distribution Company of A.P. Limited.
BRONZE iMINE (IT Intervention for Managing Integrated Networked Enterprise), Information Technology Department, Gujarat Mineral Development Corporation Limited (GMDC)

Category 6 –  Best Government Portal

GOLD RPSC e-Governance, Rajasthan Public Service Commission, Ajmer

Category 7 – Specific Sectoral Award – Focus Sector Social Sector Programmes

GOLD SPARSH Special Project for Assistance, Rehabilitation & Strengthening of Handicapped A healing touch for disabled, old age and destitute, Directorate Social Justice, Government of Madhya Pradesh and National Informatics Center, Madhya Pradesh


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