Gujarat is the best e-governed state : CSI

CSI announces e-governance awards


Samir Sachdeva | November 24, 2010

Gujarat has been adjudged the best e-governed state in the CSI - Nihilent e-governance awards for 2009-10. Gujarat has won this award for the third time. In past it was awarded in the year 2006-7 and 2005-06 (jointly with Karnataka). It had also won the award for best e-governed state in citizen facilitation in 2004-05.  In 2008-09 Madhya Pradesh was the winner of the award and in 2007-08 Chattisgarh got the award.

The awards have been instituted by the Computer Society of India (CSI) for recognizing the contributions made in the field of e-Governance in the country. These awards have been sponsored by Nihilent Technologies Pvt. Ltd. This year the awards are given for recognizing the efforts made in e-governance area at the state, department, district and project level. The awards will be given during CSI Annual Convention at Mumbai ( CSI-2010) on 26 Nov 2010. Over 150 Nominations were recieved by CSI  this year and out of them 44 were shortlisted.  The list of awardees is as below:

Winners of CSI-Nihilent e-Governance Awards 2009-10
State Category     :     Gujarat State
Department Category     :     Directorate of Settlement & Land Records, Government of Goa
District Category     :     Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar District, Punjab & Jhansi District, UP
Project Category G2C    :     MP Online, Government of Madhya Pradesh
Project Category G2G :     Integrated Financial & Forestry Works Management, Government of Madhya Pradesh
Project Category G2B :     e-Tax Administration Programme, Government of Kerala
Appreciation Awards

Department Category     :     Department of Sales Tax, Government of Maharashtra
District Category     :     Gwalior District, Government of Madhya Pradesh
Project Category G2C :     CHOICE , Government of Chhattisgarh
Special Jury Awards
Department Category     :     Prisons Department, Government of Goa
Project Category - G2G:     National Center for Antarctic and Ocean Research,     Ministry of Earth Sciences, Goa

Special Recognition
Public Distribution     :     Department of Food & Civil Supplies, Government of Uttar Pradesh
Law & Judiciary     :     Police Department, Government of Himachal Pradesh
Environment         :     Gujarat Pollution Control Board, Government of Gujarat
Research         :     Council for Scientific & Industrial Research, Government of India




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