Public Voting Begins For eINDIA 2010 Awards

Top Quote Taking the eGovernance and ICT for Development initiative in the country a step closer to digitally empowering the society and people who matter the most-citizens-eINDIA 2010 Awards has announced opening up of the online public voting process to select the best-of-breed government and public sector ICT projects. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) July 07, 2010 - Bangalore, India - eINDIA Citizen Choice Award is the country's only award that enables citizens to vote, select and recognise the best, most innovative, and impactful government and public sector projects across six categories. The voting closes on July 15, 2010.

    Public voting begins for eINDIA 2010 Awards

    Overwhelming response to India's only ICT for Development award that is decided through online citizen voting

    The lone Indian Award that enables citizens to vote, select and recognize the best and the most innovative government and public sector projects

    The winners will be felicitated at the eINDIA 2010 conference at Hyderabad International Convention Centre on August 5, 2010

    The first ever award in the government sector that is decided by the citizen also aims at recognizing the champions of the ICT industry for their outstanding contribution. "The best thing about this awards process is that it is very democratic and anybody across India having access to Internet can vote to choose the best development project by just logging on to," Dr. Ravi Gupta, Convener, eINDIA2010 said.

    The eINDIA 2010 Awards are the premier accolades given to innovative endeavors for assimilating technology in developmental concerns. The Awards have been instituted with the primary aim of felicitating and acknowledging unique and innovative initiatives in the use of ICT for Development.

    Commenting on the eINDIA Awards, Dr. Gupta said that eINDIA2010 Award is an initiative to encourage institutions and individual leaders to use and apply ICT tools in various sector specific projects. "It aims at identifying and felicitating projects that exemplifies the kind of implementation that can be easily replicated and at the same time proves efficient as well as is sustainable."

    Running into the fifth year, the eINDIA Awards have been instrumental in promoting the most innovative initiatives in the domain of ICTs for Development and to spread awareness about the role of ICTs in addressing social concerns.

    While eINDIA 2010 Awards will have a formal Jury process to decide on the majority of the awards, there is also the citizen's choice award for all 26 sub-categories under eGovernance, Education, Healthcare, Agriculture, Municipal IT and Telecentre that allows citizens to vote and recognize projects that have impacted their lives the most.

    Dr. Gupta further added, "We have been receiving overwhelming responses from the citizens and the total numbers of votes has already exceeded 12,000 till date across 500 nominations."

    The winners of eINDIA2010 will be felicitated at the eINDIA2010 conference at Hyderabad International Convention Centre on August 5, 2010'

    The exhibition at eINDIA 2010 will facilitate synchronization of demand and supply in terms of adoption of right technology and process, towards enabling better Governance, healthcare and education facilities in the country.

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