Mumbai, India, December 3, 2015: The Computer Society of India (CSI), India’s largest society of IT professionals and Nihilent Technologies Ltd., a Pune based global consulting and solutions integration company today announced the winners of CSI-Nihilent eGovernance Awards 2014-15, during CSI’s golden jubilee annual convention at New Delhi. The awards have been instituted by CSI’s Special Interest Group on eGovernance (SIG eGov) with sponsorship from Nihilent.
This year, under the State Category, the state of Haryana is the winner of Award of Excellence while the union territory of Chandigarh won the award of sustained excellence. Some of the achievements showcased by Haryana State included Chief Minister’s Window for grievance redressal, Aadhaar integration with property registration, integrated financial information system etc. The award for sustenance is conferred upon states that have already been recognized once and have continued to deliver on their e-Governance initiatives.
Under the Projects Category thirty nine projects were recognized from across the country for their innovative and inclusive e-Governace initiatives. Awardees were honoured with Award of excellence, Award of appreciation and Award of recognition. Winning projects included a few national initiatives like MyGov, CPC Portal of Income Tax and many state level initiatives cutting across many types of citizen services. In addition, four projects from different states were recognized for sustainability which were CNEA had won awards in earlier years.
Speaking at the awards ceremony, Mr. GSN Prabhu & Dr K S Vijay Sekhar Conveners, said, “This year has seen the highest number of applicants for the award, and identifying the best from the nominations has been very tough with quality work being done all across. It only goes to show that the awards have gained extreme importance, and is being regarded as a key differentiator in projects assessment from a multi stage and multi-dimensional perspective. We believe that our sustained efforts over the last many years in promoting e-Governance awareness and knowledge through the awards and knowledge sharing sessions compliment the overall efforts of policy makers towards achieving a Digital India”.
Shubhabrata Banerjee, Chief Financial Officer at Nihilent had this to say, “Nihilent has been supporting CSI and the SIG eGov for 13 consecutive years now. The reach and influence of the awards is increasing every year, and this reaffirms our belief and faith in the growth of eGovernance in India. It has been our honour and privilege to be associated with the awards and we will continue to do so.”
The awards ceremony was well represented by officials from the administrative services as well as ministries.
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