Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) announced that its three e-Governance projects won National e-Governance Awards 2007-2008 instituted by the Government of India.
The MCA-21 project, which creates a paperless, secure and digital environment and undertaken by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs won 'Gold' for 'Excellence in Government Process Re-engineering'. The VAT Information System executed at the Finance Department, Government of Gujarat won 'Silver' in the same category. The Department of Rural Development in Andhra Pradesh won bronze for its portal www.nrega.ap.gov.in as the Best Government Website. The MCA-21 project has been executed in the Build-Operate-Own-Transfer (BOOT) mode to facilitate complete electronic enablement of all stakeholder interaction with the Ministry of Company Affairs. TCS' VAT Information System framework for the Commisionerate of Commercial Taxes, Government of Gujarat has led to increased tax revenue base and collections, improved services to citizens, voluntary compliance, and reduced costs. TCS' NREGA framework, an end-to-end IT solution, has successfully automated Andhra Pradesh Government's Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme. A web based data centre aids in the monitoring and review of the Scheme on a continuous basis.