eMaharashtra Awards 2012: Nominations for egov Awards

Total 38 nominations were received under four categories of egov. Details are available at http://emaharashtra.eletsonline.com/nominations-egov-maharashtra-2012-awards/

Best Government to Business Initiative

Single Window Clearance (SWC) – Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation: The SWC Portal of MIDC provides a web based single window facility for approvals and clearances required by the Industrial Units within the state of Maharashtra.

Short Term Open Access – Centre for Development of Advanced Computing: The Short Term Open Access (STOA) software is a G2B application which allows providing online services for various utilities in the power sector.
MAHAVAT – e-Services of Maharashtra Sales Tax Dept: MAHAVAT is the e-Governance project implemented for the administration of sales tax in Maharashtra.

Selection of System Integrator for e-Tendering Project – Department of IT, Govt. of Maharashtra: Operational since June 2010, the project allows for centralised registration, renewal, withdrawal and cancellation of tenders. It is a secure, tamper-proof system with PKI security.

Best Government to Citizen Initiative

Online Application System – Maharashtra Public Service Commission: MPSC deals with lakhs of applications coming by post or hand delivery. The Online Application System (OAS) has reduced the selection turnaround time.

Recruitment of class-C employees in Kolhapur & Pune region – Water Resource Dept, Govt. of Maharashtra: Water Resource Department scanned 95,000 Optical Marks Reader (OMR) answer sheets and declared results within a month.

Government Receipt Accounting System – Finance Dept, Govt. of Maharashtra: The dept. has decided to receive its tax and non-tax revenue receipts electronically. For this purpose a new treasury ‘Virtual Treasury’ which dedicatedly handles all the online transactions across state centrally.

Mahaagri SMS Advisory Service – Agriculture Dept, Govt. of Maharashtra: Mahaagri SMS service has been launched to disseminate locally relevant, need based, advisories. So far 3.22 lakh farmers have been registered for this service.

eMojni – Land Records Dept, Govt. of Maharashtra

Mojni is a Marathi term used for measurement of land parcels. The web-based solution designed by National Informatics Centre Pune is operational in all 358 officers of the Dy. Superintendents of Land Records in the State of Maharashtra.

Website and Web Application – Social Justice and Special Assistance Dept, Govet. of Maharashtra: The website http://mahaeschol.maharashtra.gov.in hosts a solution that automates the scholarship application process, the sanction and disbursal procedures across the 35 districts under the seven divisional officers in the state.

Octroi Automation Programme – Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai: Itz Cash Card Limited, partnered with the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) and State Bank of India to introduce and implement collection of octroi with an RFID Contactless Card called Octroi Silver Card.

SMKC e-Governance Project – Sangli Miraj Kupwad City Municipal Corporation: The project has been implemented across 35 departments of the SMKC, thereby offering efficient and faster citizen services to the public.

Use of Geo-informatics in implementation of Forest Rights Act 2006 – Tribal Research and Training Institute, Govt. Maharashtra: Under the Forest Rights Act (FRA), there are approximately 3.38 lakhs claimants to forest land in the state. 1,85,918 cases have been measured and uploaded on the online system.

e-Pani – Water Supply and Sanitation Dept, Govt. of Maharashtra: e-Pani is a web based SMS linked application developed by the Department Water Supply and Sanitation for redressal of grievances of consumers.

eScholarship – Social Justice and Special Assistance Dept, Govt. of Maharashtra: The Department of Social Justice and Special Assistance introduced ‘e-Scholarship’ solution in Maharashtra. Mastek Ltd designed, developed and implemented e-Scholarship solution.

Behtar Zindagi – Handygo Technologies Pvt Ltd: Operational in the state of Maharashtra with focus on costal regions, ‘Behtar Zindagi’ is a rural Interactive Voice Response service.

CSC Maharashtra – Spanco Ltd: The project is operational in Pune and Konkan Divisions, covering 10 districts. It provides one-stop shops to citizens, where they can access government, semi-government and private services.

Document Journey Management System and File Status Tracking – Directorate of IT, Govt. of Maharashtra: DJMS is an application used to track the movement of file and references with the government. It helps the employees to maintain a consistent watch over movement of various important documents in the process of decision making.

Maharashtra Government Portal – Directorate of IT, Govt. of Maharashtra: The portal has its information architecture designed and structured keeping in mind the various stakeholders. The information architecture is easily searchable and organizes information easily. The website can be viewed in Marathi or English.

Election Management Software – State Election Commission, Maharashtra: Election Management Project was conceptualised to conduct local body and urban local body elections in a transparent, fair and efficient manner. Under the project, a multi lingual website (www.mahasec.com) has been developed.

Best Government to Government Initiative

MAHAVIKAS (Maharashtra Vikrikar Automation System) – Sales Tax Dept, Govt. of Maharashtra: MAHAVIKAS (Maharashtra Vikrikar Automation System) is the e-governance project implemented for the internal administration of sales tax in Maharashtra.

Medical Officers Masters, Availability and Transfer Request – Public Health Dept, Govt. of Maharashtra: The Medical Officers Masters is an application that is a database of all medical officers in the state. Availability of Doctors is an application that is accessible to general public.

Water Quality Monitoring and Surveillance System – Water Supply and Sanitation Deprt, Govt. of Maharashtra: The system is a pioneering effort to ensure quality of public drinking water sources. It also provides results on chemical and bacteriological testing for its potability. It indicates sources, if water is contaminated for necessary remedial measure.

Document Management System for Mantralaya – Dept. of IT, Govt. of Maharashtra: Implemented by Sify Technologies Ltd, the system creates a Digital Secretariat. The objective is creation of a single repository for all documents across 43 departments.

Drug Inventory – Public Health Dept, Govt. of Maharashtra: The Medicine Inventory Management System is a comprehensive online system which gives detailed information about medicine from procurement to consumption by end user.

ASHA – National Rural Health Mission, Maharashtra:  The application has been developed to support the recording of transactions carried out by the ASHA workers. It has generated a comprehensive database of all registered ASHA workers in the state.

Maharashtra Agri Census 2010-11 – Agriculture Dept, Govt. of Maharashtra: The agriculture census form part of a broader system of collection of agriculture statistics.  The platform is being customised for distribution of Rs 2,000 crore assistance to cotton, soybean and rice producing farmers of the state.

Generation Control Room Project – MAHAGENCO: MAHAGENCO is in the business of Power Generation with its nine power plants located in Maharashtra. CMC Ltd is implementing the project for MAHAGENCO.  The project would help in reduction in fuel cost through optimised operation of the plants.

Computerisation of Education, Examination and Scholarships – Social Justice and Special Assistance Dept, Govt. of Maharashtra: The e-scholarship programme is a massive initiative by the Social Justice Department that enabled centralised management and distribution of scholarship grants for institutes and students across Maharashtra.

e-File – State Health Society, National Rural Health Mission: Public Health Department is implementing the E-file system in their offices at Mumbai and Pune. National Rural Health Mission is at the forefront in launching the e-file system programme in order to give better transparency and access to information on public administration processes.

Best Urban ICT Initiative

Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation Municipal e-Governance Applications: The Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) Municipal e-Governance Applications (MeGA) suite is a turnkey project executed by Mars Telecom Systems Pvt Limited. It is a comprehensive open-source, GIS-integrated e-Governance Application Suite.

MHADA Online Housing Lottery Project- APRIL 2011 – Mumbai Housing and Area Development Board: MHADA has made Housing Lottery Project completely online. TCS was the lead consultant and Mastek was the application vendor for this application.

Integrated Housing Lottery Management System – Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority: Mumbai Housing and Area Development Board (MHADB) provides affordable housing to families belonging to various income groups. Mastek Limited has designed, developed and delivered the system.

i-Election: Innovative way to reach to voters – Intellection Software & Technologies Pvt Ltd: The company has developed an application to manage elections in India. The application name is coined as i-Election and it is available on tablets or mobiles having Android 2.2 system.

Automated Building Plan Approval System – SoftTech Engineers Pvt Ltd: Automated Building Plan Approval System (AutoDCR) is an innovative software application for automatic scrutiny of building plans.

Municipal Administrative Information Network – Kalyan Dombivali Municipal Corporation, Maharashtra: ABM Knowledgeware Limited has designed, developed and implemented Municipal Administrative Information Network (MAINet) the ERP solution by re-engineering more than 400 business processes in Kalyan Dombivali Municipal Corporation.