National Award For E-Governance conferred to Mon District Administration of Nagaland
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
Award was handed over to Deputy Commissioner of Mon
district, Thavasselan K, by union Minister of State (MoS) Dr. Jitendra Singh.
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.
presented during the National conference on e-Governance.
It is presented by
Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DARPG).
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
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
To promote and exchange experiences in solving problems,
mitigating risks and planning for success.