Bihar has been conferred with the ‘Award of Excellence’ for the State category
Kolkata: CSI-Nihilent e-Governance Awards were declared at a grand ceremony at the 47th Annual Convention of CSI held in Kolkata.
Awards are instituted by the Computer Society of India’s Special Interest Group on e-Governance and sponsored by Nihilent Technologies.
Bihar was conferred with the ‘Award of Excellence’ for the State category. Passport Seva Project by Ministry of External Affairs – Government of India was awarded ‘Award of Excellence’ in ‘Projects Category – Government of India’ while ‘Ports & Transport Department’, Government of Gujarat has received ‘Award of Excellence’ in Department Category.
Centralized Online Real-time Electronic (CORE) PDS by Government of Chhattisgarh has received joint award with Government of Gujarat for its initiative on ‘Using Technology for strengthening Targeted Public Distribution System’ for e-Governance projects in ‘Government to Citizen’ category.
Other initiatives like ‘eUparjan’ by Civil Supplies Department – Government of Madhya Pradesh, ‘Manava Sampada’ (A Green Governance Tool for Human Resource Management) by Government of Himachal Pradesh and ‘Poll Monitoring System’ by Government of Goa; have won awards in Government to Business, Government to Employee and Government to Government categories respectively.
CSI-Nihilent e-Governance Awards has consistently acknowledged and encouraged such initiatives over the decade contributing to the growth of effective governance in the country.
This year the event signifies the successful journey of CSI and Nihilent towards the endeavor to recognize and appreciate efforts for initiating good governance, using Information and communication technology (ICT). States across the country have actively participated in the awards with rising enthusiasm every year.