Awards for exemplary initiatives in e-Governance in India were given away at the national e-Governance conference in Kochi. Kerala Public Works Minister M.K.Muneer distributed the awards in various categories. There were Golden, Silver and Bronze icons in each category.
In the process engineering new entrant category, Himachal Registration Information System (HIMRIS) won the Golden icon award. `Koshwahini’ project of Financial department, Government of Maharashtra, was awarded the Silver icon. Assam Government’s `Dharitree,’ the first web-technology based land records computerisation project of the country, won the Bronze icon award. A special award was won by GAIL (India) Limited for reforming business processes blended with information technology to connect and serve stakeholders. Under the process re-engineering professional category, the golden award was given to Municipal Corporation of Hyderabad for the Hyderabad First e-enabling MCH to reach out project. Gujarat Government’s e-Nagarpalika project got the silver award and Haryana Government’s Dynamic Integration of Property Registration and Land Records Administration (HALRIS) won the bronze award. The Assam Government’s Small Farmers’ Agribusiness Consortium, ASHA, won the golden icon award in the exemplary leadership & ICT achievement new entrant category. The project of Datamation Foundation, New Delhi, for e-Inclusion of women of Seelam-Zaffrabad, won the silver award while REACT (Recruitment and Application Processing System) of Kerala Public Service Commission got the bronze award.
Rural multipurpose ICT centres of AISECT, Bhopal, won the golden award in the exemplary leadership and ICT achievement professional category. The Kerala government’s IT@School project won the silver award and the Directorate of Education, Delhi, won the bronze award. The golden award in the innovative operations and best practices new entrant category was given to the Forest department of Andhra Pradesh for the project on site suitability for water harvesting structures in reserve forests. The e-Immunization project of the Khammam district administration in Andhra Pradesh won the silver award. The bronze award was also bagged by the district administration of Khammam for the health call centre offering emergency helpline for the Rural Life Line project. The e-Pension project of Himachal Pradesh won the golden award in the innovative operations and best practices professional category. Indian Railways won the silver award for the unreserved ticketing system. Haryana Government’s RTB (result through binocular) won the bronze award. Lokvani project of Sitapur Collectorate, Uttar Pradesh, won the golden award in the outstanding performance in service delivery new entrant category. Vahan, the computerisation and networking of Transport department of Jharkhand Government, got the silver award. The bronze award was bagged by Aarakshi, the online FIR system of the Rajasthan Government. The golden award for outstanding performance in service delivery professional category was given to Directorate of Income Tax (Systems), New Delhi. The silver award was bagged by the Khajane project of Directorate of Treasuries, Karnataka and the bronze award went to Gramdoot mission of Maharashtra.