Arunachal: Changlang district bags second place in ‘Excellence in Digital Governance (District)’ award
President Ram Nath Kovind virtually conferred the Digital India Awards 2020 on December 30 via video conferencing, according to an official statement.
The Digital India Awards honour exemplary initiatives and practices in digital governance.
In the category of ‘Excellence in Digital Governance (District)’ the first place was bagged by Khargone District, Madhya Pradesh, second spot was secured by Changlang District, Arunachal Pradesh and Kamareddy District, Telangana for the third place.
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The National Informatics Centre (NIC) under the Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY) has been conducting the biennial Digital India Awards to promote innovation in e-Governance and digital transformation of government service delivery mechanism.
The Digital India Awards 2020 have been announced under six categories, including `Innovation in Pandemic’’.
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The award in this category would felicitate a government entity which has developed an outstanding, innovative digital solution to enable the citizens to undertake various activities with ease during the time of pandemic, in areas including communication, health, education, travel or for ensuring continuity of government services. (PTI inputs)