CSI honours e-gov initiatives with Nihilent awards
Visakhapatnam, December 15, 2013: The CSI-Nihilent e-Governance Awards instituted by the Computer Society of India’s Special Interest Group on e-Governance and sponsored by Nihilent Technologies have been announced for the Best e-Governance initiatives during 2012-2013.
The winners were honored at the 49th Annual Convention of CSI which ends here today. Himachal Pradesh has been conferred the ‘Award of Excellence’ among the states, while twelve projects from across the country bagged the Award. Initiatives like public service delivery, e-payment systems, supply chain and subsidy administration systems, automated driving test track, e-Office, inter-operable criminal justice system were commended for their clarity in vision and effective execution.
This year also includes ‘Appreciation for Sustenance’ along with ‘Award of Appreciation’ and ‘Award of Recognition’ in the other categories. The Appreciation for Sustenance award is given to projects that were recognized earlier as well, and which have continued to make a difference to the users over the years. The award was bagged by Municipal Corporation of New Delhi for Property Tax Online Self-Assessment, Digital Document Filing System in Kerala, e-Gram Vishwagram Gujarat, Workflow System for Paperless admissions to AICTE approved courses in Haryana, and e-Procurement Chandigarh.
This year the Awards committee saw unprecedented participation by way of nominations from distant corners of the country, including the North East and Jammu and Kashmir.
The Computer Society of India (CSI) is the largest association of information technology professionals in India, with over 90,000 members comprising software developers, scientists, academicians, project managers, CIOs, CTOs and IT vendors, among others. The society has 70 chapters all over India. www.csi-india.orgwww.nihilent.com
We will add the full list of awards as soon as CSI posts them.