The School Education Portal
(www.educationportal.mp.gov.in) bags the Best e-Governance Project Award By PCQuest
The Education Portal (www.educationportal.mp.gov.in)
has bagged the prestigious Gold Icon National E-Governance award of GoI.
The award was presented
during the 13th National e-Governance Conference organized jointly by DARPG, GoI
and Department of IT, GoI at Jaipur on 18th and 19th Feb 2010. The award was presented
by Smt Prabha Rau, Hon. Governor, Rajasthan in the presence of Sh. Prithviraj Chavan,
MOS (Prime Minister's Office), Sachin Pilot, MOS (Communications & IT). DG(NIC)
was also present during the award ceremony.
The project was selected
in top 3 in two different categories after the detailed evaluation, field visit
and presentations of approx 400 project nominations that were submitted by various
departments/institutions across the country. As per the Policy of DARPG, the project
is awarded under only one category and no award is presented in the other category.
The project was also demonstrated to Sh. Prithviraj Chavan, during his visit to
NIC stall and the project was highly appreciated by the Minister.
The project is being continuously
enriched and enhanced with new facilities and services since last one year. It has
also won several prestigious awards under different categories - MP State Government
E-Governance Award 2009– Best Project under “IT for Masses” category - CSI Nihilent
E-Governance Award 2009 – Best Project under Department Category. - Manthan South
Asia e-Governance Award 2009- for effective public service delivery through innovative
Shri Shivraj Singh Chavan,
Chief Minister of MP, Smt. Archana Chitnis, Minister (School Education), Sh. Avni
Vaish, Chief Secretary, GoMP has congratulated the project team for the achievement
towards effective public service deliveries in the State through innovative IT applications.
The School Education Portal
(www.educationportal.mp.gov.in) has bagged the prestigious Manthan South Asia e-Governance
Award - 2009 for effective public service deliveries through innovative IT applications.
The award has been instituted
by the Digital Empowerment Foundation, New Delhi in partnership with Department
of Information Technology, Government of INDIA and World Awards Summit.
The awards were distributed
by Shri Sachin Pilot, Union Minister of State for IT during the international Conclave
on Digital Inclusion for Development. The prestigious & National level award was
finalized by a Grand Jury consisting of Senior Central Government officials & eminent
professionals after evaluating 380 nominations that were received under various
The portal has been designed
and developed to help the State Government in the implementation of the “Right to
Education” (RTE) Act 2009 and SSA Scheme of Government of INDIA by facilitating
efficient, transparent and effective management of all entities and activities related
to the Education i.e. Students, Schools, Teachers, Education Quality, Civil Works,
Chief Minister of Madhya
Pradesh, Shri Shivraj Singh Chauhan congratulated the team for the achievement towards
effective public service deliveries in the State through innovative IT applications.
The project has received CSI-Nihilent e-Governance
Award of Excellence for year 2008-09 under department category. The
annual award is conferred to departments of Central government and State governments
after evaluation of the project works carried out by them.
The prestigious & national level award was finalized after a rigorous evaluation
process that involved online nomination, short-listing, field visit of experts and
live interaction with the stakeholders, presentations and deliberation by the selection
committee, thereby making these award unique.
The award ceremony is scheduled as a part of CSI Annual convention being organized
at Pune during 8-10th Oct 2009.