e-Governance Awards

National awards are a way-out to recognize and reward the persons, departments or institutions for their excellence in various fields and e-Governance award is one of them, presented every year for exemplary implementation of e-Governance initiatives to recognize and promote excellence. Srinagar district got Gold Award for Project Initiative ‘Gaash’ under the category of ‘Excellence in District Level Initiative in e-Governance’ for e-Governance Scheme 2021-2022. The initiative of the Srinagar District Administration with special emphasis on gamified learning in the age group of 12 years to 18 years got much success as several students, as well as teachers, showed enhanced interest in the project resulting in the overall improvement in academic performance. Through the project Gaash, the students were able to understand basic concepts in science and mathematics very easily in comparison to normal classroom transactions and it proved very helpful in making education more effective while being enjoyable through gamification of conceptual content. It not only provide comprehensive understanding of learning outcomes for all stakeholders in education – schools, parents, but it also made students aware of importance of studies with cutting-edge edu-technology to help them realise their full potential. Use of digital technology in pursuing next generation reforms and innovations by adopting emerging technologies and use of ICT Management are the need of the hour in competitive world.
District Ramban, has been conferred Silver Award under the prestigious National Awards for e-Governance for the year 2021-22 for achieving ‘Excellence in District Level Initiative in e-Governance’ under its project e-SuvidhaRamban. Award carries a certificate, trophy and a cash award of Rs 3 lakh for the Department and will be formally conferred to the district at the 25th National Conference on e-Governance scheduled to be held at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University Campus, Kakryal (Katra) on November 25-26, 2022.
Such novel ideas and their implementation are the hallmark e-Governance initiatives as such DCs of Srinagar and Ramban along with all the officials involved deserve the credit, special appreciation to NIC team of District Ramban for conceiving the interactive application which did wonders in facilitating people and also provided jobs to skilled and educated youth of the district. All other districts must put renewed efforts and avail the opportunities to be among the best of India.