The Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances and the Department of Information Technology of the Government of India have announced winners of the annual awards in e-governance, on the sidelines of the 14th National Conference on e-governance, held in Aurangabad last week. The awards Recognize achievements in the area of e-Governance; Encourage horizontal transfer of successful e-Governance solutions.; Promote and exchange experiences in solving problems, mitigating risks, resolving issues and planning for success. This years awards recognize Karnataka’s online system for village panchayaths ( councils); a financial inclusion system of the Punjab National Bank, an agriNet programme in Tamil Nadu and e-krishi programme in Kerala, an electronic gateway from the Customs department to name just a few.
Here is the full list:
Category 1 - Excellence in Government Process Re-engineering GOLD Processing of Income Tax Returns at Centralized Processing Centre, Bangalore
Directorate of Income Tax (Systems), Income Tax Department, Government of India.
SILVER e-Stamping for MCA Services, Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Government of India.
BRONZE Aasthi(GIS based Property Tax Information System), Directorate of Municipal Administration, Urban Development Department, Government of Karnataka. Category 2 - Exemplary Re-use of ICT-based Solutions GOLD Panch Tantra – Gram Panchayatha Online System, Rural Development and Panchayatha Raj Department, Government of Karnataka and NIC
SILVER Geoinformatics in Implementation of Forest Rights Act, 2006 in Maharashtra,
Tribal Research and Training Institute, Tribal Development Department, Government of Maharashtra.
BRONZE e-grantz, Centre for Development of Imaging Technology (C-DIT), Scheduled Castes/
Scheduled Tribes Development Department, Government of Kerala. Category 3 - Outstanding Performance in Citizen-centric Service Delivery GOLD SWAGAT – State-wide Attention on Grievances by Application of Technology, Chief Minister’s Office, Gujarat.
SILVER Aarogyam, District Health Society, Bagpat & J.P. Nagar, Government of Uttar Pradesh.
BRONZE Tele Samadhan – Call Centre for Citizen Facilitation and Grievances Redressal, Madhya Pradesh State Electronic Development Corporation, Department of IT,
Government of Madhya Pradesh. Category 4 - Innovative Use of Technology in e-Governance GOLD BTRAC 2010, Bangalore Traffic Police, Government of Karnataka.
SILVER Integrated Watershed Management Programme (IWMP), Gujarat State Watershed
Management Agency, Department of Rural Development, Government of Gujarat.
BRONZE e-Disaster Management Cell, Collector Office, Gadchiroli, Government of Maharashtra.
BRONZE e-Governance, Computer Department, Rajkot Municipal Corporation, Government of Gujarat. Category 5 - Innovative Use of ICT by PSUs for Customer’s Benefits GOLD Financial Inclusion, Punjab National Bank, New Delhi.
SILVER Enhanced National Train Enquiry System (ENTES), Centre for Railway Information
Systems, Indian Railways, Government of India.
BRONZE Electronic Fund Transferring System, Rajiv Gandhi Ruraln Housing Corporation Limited,
Housing Department, Government of Karnataka. Category 6 - Best Government Portal GOLD Indian Customs EDI Gateway Project (ICEGATE), Directorate General of Systems & Data
Management, Central Board of Excise and Customs, Government of India.
SILVER Portal Project of Geological Survey of India, Geological Survey of India, Government of India.
BRONZE National Data Warehouse of Official Statistics, Computer Center, Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of India. Category 7 - Specific Sectoral Award - Focus Sector – Agriculture GOLD AGRISNET – Agriculture Information Service Network, Agriculture Department, Government of Tamil Nadu.
SILVER e-Krishi, Kerala State IT Mission, Department of IT, Government of Kerala.
BRONZE e-Auction, Tea Board of India, Government of India.
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