|AWARDS SCHEME FOR EXEMPLARY IMPLEMENTATION OF e-GOVERNANCE INITIATIVES|
To recognize and promote excellence in implementation of e-governance initiatives, the Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances presents National Awards for e-Governance every year.
1. Purpose of the Award
The purpose of these awards is to:-
a) Recognize achievements in the area of e-Governance.
b) Disseminate knowledge on effective methods of designing and implementing sustainable e-Governance initiatives.
c) Encourage horizontal transfer of successful e-Governance solutions.
d) Promote and exchange experiences in solving problems, mitigating risks, resolving issues and planning for success.
2. Category of awards
i) Excellence in Government Process Re-engineering:This award seeks to recognize the best-in-class projects that involved analysis and re-design of workflow and aimed at improvement in outcomes related to efficiency, effectiveness of process, cost, quality, service delivery or a combination of these.
Exemplary Re-Use of ICT-based Solutions: This award seeks to recognize the exemplary projects implemented at department or organization level that have been replicated to other departments or organizations with suitable modifications.
Outstanding performance in Citizen-Centric Service Delivery: This award seeks to recognize the projects aimed at delivering enhanced value 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.
Innovative Use of ICT by PSUs for Customer's Benefits: This award seeks to recognize projects implemented in PSUs that demonstrate effective use of ICT focused at improving the process outcomes.
Best Government Portal: This award seeks to recognize the departments that have contributed most towards development of a content enriched and visually appealing website, enhancing public access and service delivery through use of ICT.
Sectoral Award: This award seeks to recognize achievements in the focus sector for the year.
3. There will be three awards in each category, namely Gold Icon, Silver Icon and Bronze Icon.
4. Who can nominate:
Central Ministries/Departments, States/ UTs, Districts, Local Bodies, PSUs, Civil Society Organizations and Industry.
5. Criteria for selection of Awards
All nominated projects must have been operational for a period of not less than one year
Excluding Pilot period).
|Sl No.||Award Category||Evaluation Criteria (Parameters)|
|1.||Excellence in Government Process Re-Engineering||
|2.||Exemplary Re-Use of ICT Based Solutions||
|3.||Outstanding performance in Citizen-Centric Service Delivery||
|4.||Innovative Use of Technology in e-Governance||
|5.||Innovative Use of ICT by PSUs for Customer's Benefits||
|6.||Best Government Portal||
|7.||Sectoral Award Focus sector of each year is being decided separately.||
Nomination for the Awards are generally called for during September/October every year through leading National Newspapers. Details are also put up on this website of the department as well as website of the National Conference on e-Governance.
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