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National Awards for e-Governance

Purpose of Award

The purpose of the award is to:- 

  • Recognize achievements in the area of e-Governance
  • Disseminate knowledge on effective methods of designing and implementing sustainable e-Governance initiatives
  • Encourage incremental innovations in successful e-Governance solutions
  • Promote and exchange experiences in solving problems, Mitigating risks, resolving issues and planning for success.

National Awards for e-Governance

To recognize and promote excellence in implementation of e-Governance initiatives, DAR&PG presents National Awards every year. The Awards are presented generally during an event of two-days, viz. the National Conference on e-Governance. These Awards are being given since 2003.

All Central Ministries/Departments, State/UT Governments, Districts, Local Bodies, Central & State Government Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs), Academic/Research Institutions (Government and Non –Government) are eligible to apply for these awards.

This year, the categories under the Award Scheme of the National Awards for e-Governance 2020-21 have been revised. The 6 award categories are :

1. Excellence in Government Process Re-engineering for Digital Transformation

  1. Central level initiatives
  2. State/UT level initiatives
  3. District level initiatives

2. Universalizing Access including e-Services 

  1. Central level initiatives
  2. State/UT level initiatives
  3. District level initiatives

3. Excellence in District level initiative in e-Governance

  1. North-East States + Hilly States;
  2. UTs (including Delhi);
  3. Other States

4. Outstanding research on Citizen Centric Services by Academic/Research Institutions

5. Excellence in adopting emerging technologies

6. Use of ICT in the Management of COVID 19

  1. Central level initiatives
  2. State/UT level initiatives
  3. District level initiatives