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National Awards for e-Governance

National Awards for e-Governance are presented every year to recognize and promote excellence in implementation of e-Governance initiatives.

Categories of awards 

• Excellence in Government Process Re-engineering: This award seeks to recognize the projects that involved analysis and re-design of workflow and which resulted in improvement in outcomes related to efficiency, effectiveness of process, cost, quality, service delivery or a combination of these.

• Outstanding performance in Citizen-Centric Service Delivery: This award seeks to recognize the projects which resulted in delivering enhanced value (qualitative or quantitative or both) to its beneficiaries through effective use of ICT.

• Innovative Use of Technology in e-Governance: This award seeks to recognize the projects demonstrating use of path breaking ICT or innovative use of an existing ICT for enhancement in efficiency, effectiveness of process, cost, quality, service delivery or a combination of these.

• Incremental Innovations in existing projects: This award seeks to recognize the exemplary projects that have demonstrated substantial incremental innovations in the last two years in the projects which has been awarded with National Award for e-Governance in the past.

• Best District level initiative in citizen-centric service delivery through ICT: This award seeks to recognize the district level eGovernance projects which resulted in delivering enhanced value to citizens‟ through effective use of ICT.

• Innovative use of GIS Technology in eGovernance: This award seeks to recognize the exemplary projects that have used GIS Technology in eGovernance in innovative and effective way which resulted in delivering enhanced value to its beneficiaries. 

 Innovative use of mobile technology in eGovernance: This award seeks to recognize the exemplary projects that have used mobile Technology in eGovernance in innovative and effective way which resulted in delivering enhanced value to its beneficiaries.

• Sectoral Award: This award seeks to recognize achievements in the focus sector for the year for innovative use of ICT for customer benefit. (Focus Sector for 2016-17: Digital Transformation towards transforming India) 

• Innovative Use of ICT by Central Government PSUs: This award seeks to recognize projects implemented by Central PSUs that demonstrate effective and innovative use of ICT which resulted in improvement in outcomes related to efficiency, effectiveness of process, cost, quality, service delivery or a combination of these. 

• Innovative Use of ICT by State Government PSUs/ Cooperatives/ Federations /Societies: This award seeks to recognize projects implemented by State PSUs/Cooperatives/Federations/ Societies that demonstrate effective and innovative use of ICT which resulted in improvement in outcomes related to efficiency, effectiveness of process, cost, quality, service delivery or a combination of these. 

• Outstanding eGovernance initiative by Academic and Research institutions: This award seeks to recognize the exemplary eGovernance projects by academic and research institutions for the benefit of the citizen. (xii) Use of ICT for Development by Non-Government Institutions - This award seeks to recognize the exemplary use of ICT by NonGovernment Institutions for social or economic growth/ development.

 

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