National Award For E-Governance conferred to Mon District Administration of Nagaland

Highlights:

  • National Award for e-Governance 2020-21 (Silver) was recently conferred to Mon District Administration of Nagaland.
  • Award was presented at 24th National Conference on e-Governance at Hyderabad.
  • Award was handed over to Deputy Commissioner of Mon district, Thavasselan K, by union Minister of State (MoS) Dr. Jitendra Singh.
Objectives:
  • The National Award for e-Governance was presented under the category 6 of “Use of ICT in the Management of Covid-19” to Mon district. It was aimed at recognizing the initiatives undertaken by district administration.
  • Project titled “Technology in Aid to Administration” was initiated in Mon district, for mitigating the hardships caused to public while enforcing Covid-19 Appropriate Behaviour (CAB) to restrict the spread of infections. This project is helping in reducing hardship of people, keeping people safe from Covid and increasing effectiveness of administration.
  • Other entries for the award
  • A total of 231 entries were received from India in this category. But only two districts were awarded. 
  • There were 1377 entries, with top 26 initiatives awarded across six different categories.
  • National Award for e-Governance
  • National Award for e-Governance is presented to recognise and promote excellence in implementation of e-Governance initiatives. 
  • It is presented during the National conference on e-Governance. 
  • It is presented by Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DARPG). 
  • The National Award for e-Governance was announced in December 2021. It comprises of a trophy, certificate, and cash prize of Rs. 1 lakh
  • The National Award for e-Governance is presented with following objectives:
  • To recognize achievements in e-Governance area.
  • To raise knowledge on effective methods to design and implement sustainable e-Governance initiatives.
  • To encourage incremental innovations in e-Governance solutions
  • To promote and exchange experiences in solving problems, mitigating risks and planning for success.