Gujarat wins the award for best e-governed state

Gujarat has received the Best e-Governed State Award for 2006-2007 year at the convention of 42nd Computer Society of India (CSI). Gujarat has received awards in four categories, best e-Governed state, best e-Governed Department (health and family welfare), best e-Governance G2B project for e-Procurement and also for VAT Informations System.

In the convention ceremony, Goa, Jharkhand and Kerala were declared as joint winners for the 'Progressive e-Governed State''. While the Department of Electricity of Lakshadweep, and Department of Health and Family Welfare, Gujarat were declared joint winners under the 'Best e-governed Department' category. In other categories, Madhya Pradesh has received award for best e-Governance project G2C for child information system and the project titled 'Samdadhan Ek Din Me', providing documents in one day, and was the first runner up for the project on basic services and amenities management programme. Kerala received awards in two categories for centralised allotment process for professional course admissions and best e-governance project G2G/G2GE category. IRCTC also won the award for its Web-based rail reservation while PESO from Nagpur was the runner up for the best e-governance project G2B.