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 on e-Governance

To recognize and promote excellence in implementation of e-Governance initiatives, DAR&PG presents National Awards every year during National conference on e-Governance. Earlier awards were given in nine categories. The award scheme has been revised and new categories for National Awards 2018-19 are:
  • Excellence in Government Process Re-engineering for Digital Transformation.
  • Excellence in providing Citizen-centric Delivery.
  • Excellence in District level Initiative in e-Governance (i) North-East States + Hilly States (ii) UTs (including Delhi) (iii) Other States.
  • Outstanding research on Citizen Centric Services by Academic/Research Institutions.
  • Innovative Use of ICT in e-Governance solutions by Startups [Startup as defined by Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) Government of India]
  • Excellence in Adopting Emerging Technologies.