he Government of India has consistently been deploying innovative digital solutions to enhance the quality and reach of government services to citizens. With each passing year, Digital-Governance initiatives are demonstrating the power of ICT in improving the ease of living for all citizens. It is again time to commend these Digital initiatives.
With the swiftly growing spread of internet & mobile, citizens are empowered to gain from government services using any digital device, anywhere, any time. As government entities at all levels - Centre, State & across India - continue undertaking various initiatives to provide accessible information & services, the Digital India Awards (DIA) offers an apt opportunity to showcase such initiatives. The Digital India Awards (DIA), instituted under the aegis of National Portal of India, serve the purpose of bringing to the fore innovative digital solutions & thereby inspiring emulation by all government entities.
1. Innovation in Pandemic
2. Excellence in Digital Governance - MINISTRY/DEPARTMENT (Central)
3. Excellence in Digital Governance - STATE/UT
4. Excellence in Digital Governance - DISTRICT
5. Open Data Champion
6. Exemplary Product
7. Jury Choice
INNOVATION IN PANDEMIC
To felicitate a Government Entity which has developed outstanding and innovative and digital solution to enable the citizens undertake various activities with ease during the time of pandemic in areas like communication, health, education, travel etc. or to ensure continuity of government services.
Platinum Icon: eSanjeevani - National Telemedicine Services
Gold Icon : COVID-19 Sample Collection Management System
Silver Icon : Aapda Sampoorti Portal
Silver Icon : Pravasi Shramik and Rojgar Setu Portal
EXCELLENCE IN DIGITAL GOVERNANCE - MINISTRY/DEPARTMENT (CENTRAL)
To felicitate a Ministry or Department of the Government of India which has a comprehensive digital presence and displays a high level of Intra/Inter Department Integration in its digital initiatives. Integration with electronic authentication, digital payments, & use of emerging technologies such as Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Internet of Things, Natural Language Processing, Voice User Interface, Big Data & Analytics, Virtual Reality etc are also assessed.
Platinum Icon : eCommittee Supreme Court of India, Department of Justice
Gold Icon :Department of Posts
Silver Icon :Department of Fertilizers
Silver Icon :Department of Land Resources
EXCELLENCE IN DIGITAL GOVERNANCE - STATE/UT
The Award acknowledges the State/UT of India that displays exemplary initiative in establishing comprehensive digital presence in sectors like health, labour, finance, social justice and environment leading to the accomplishment of sustainable development goals. Use of emerging technologies such as Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Internet of Things, Natural Language Processing, Voice User Interface, Big Data & Analytics, Virtual Reality etc are also assessed.
Platinum Icon : Haryana
Gold Icon :Tamil Nadu
Silver Icon :Uttar Pradesh
Silver Icon :West Bengal
EXCELLENCE IN DIGITAL GOVERNANCE - DISTRICT
To reward the accomplishments of the District administration which has displayed exemplary focus on providing comprehensive information to the citizens in the regional language. Entries must display the spectrum of coverage highlighting the important facets of the district in terms of tourism, art, culture, handicraft and access to utilities.
Platinum Icon : Khargone, Madhya Pradesh
Gold Icon :Changlang, Arunachal Pradesh
Silver Icon :Kamareddy, Telangana
OPEN DATA CHAMPION
Open Data Champion Award is to acknowledge the Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations/ States for proactive, timely and regular release of datasets/resources through Web Services/APIs on the Open Government Data (OGD) Platform (https://data.gov.in) in compliance with the National Data Sharing and Accessibility Policy (NDSAP).
Platinum Icon : Department of Health and Family Welfare
Gold Icon :Research Data Management in ICAR
Silver Icon :Food Corporation of India
Silver Icon :Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises
The award honours those products that have made their mark in the field of Digital Governance. The product must have shown high degree of replicability, scalability and must be successfully implemented by government departments / entities. Aspect of Digital security will be a primary criterion of evaluation.
Platinum Icon : Port Community System PCS1x - National Maritime Single Window
Gold Icon :ServicePlus
Silver Icon :Integrated Temple Management System - ITMS
Jury Choice award honours excellence in design and implementation of National Public Digital Platform.