SKOCH selects Minister KTR for ‘Best Performing IT Minister’ Award
SKOCH adjudged Minister for IT, KT Rama Rao, as the ‘Best Performing IT Minister’ in the country for 2020. Also, Telangana State has won the “e-Governance State of the Year” Award by SKOCH Group.
Digital Media Wing bags PRSI Award
The Digital Media Wing of Telangana IT, E&C Department won the Public Relations Society of India’s (PRSI) National Award under “Communications Campaign of the Year – Covid 19” for the year 2020. Sri Dileep Konatham, Director, Digital Media, received the Award in a virtual event held by PRSI. The Chief Guests at the Awards event were Sri Ramesh Pokhriyal, Union Minister of Education and Smt. Baby Rani Maurya, Hon’ble Governor, Uttarakhand. The outreach initiatives of Telangana IT, E&C Department that were chosen for the PRSI Award under “Communications Campaign of the Year – Covid 19” category: TS GOVT COVID INFO – WhatsApp Chatbot and Telangana Fact Check Portal.
T-Chits wins NCeG – 2020 Gold Award
T-Chits, Telangana’s Blockchain Project for administering Chit Funds in the State, has won National Conference on e-Governance 2020 (NCeG 2020) Gold Award under the ‘Excellence in Adopting Emerging Technologies’ category. Ms. Rama Devi Lanka, Director, Emerging Technologies received the Award from Union Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions Sri Jitendra Singh during the 23rd edition of the Conference on 8th February, 2020 in Mumbai.
TSAT bags Digital Transformation in Education Award
TSAT – a public television network under ITE&C Dept., Govt. of Telangana – has earned a rare honour. It was selected for the Digital Transformation in Education Award instituted by Governance Now. TSAT, CEO Sri Shailesh Reddy received the award on 6 November, 2019 in New Delhi. Over the past three years, TSAT network channels have become very popular among the unemployed youth, particularly those residing in remote areas and who cannot afford paying fees for coaching.
The network expanded to new media platforms line Facebook, Twitter and YouTube apart from the traditional satellite media.
Telangana wins National Tourism Award
Telangana Government bagged National Tourism Award under ‘Most Innovative Use of IT and Social Media/Mobile App/Website’ category for its first-of-its-kind mobile app – ‘I Explore Telangana’. The App provides information on Telangana’s tourist destinations, among other services. Vice President Sri M. Venkaiah Naidu presented the award at a ceremony in New Delhi on 27th September, 2019, in the presence of Union Minister of State for Tourism and Culture Sri Prahalad Singh Patel. Telangana Minister for Tourism & Culture Sri V. Srinivas Goud received the award while Prl. Secretary (Tourism & Culture) Sri C. Parthasarathi, Tourism Commissioner Smt. Sunita M Bhagwat and Telangana State Tourism Development Corporation MD Sri B. Manohar were present at the ceremony.
Hyderabad police received SKOCH awards
The Hyderabad police received SKOCH Gold award in Road safety and Smart traffic management in the country. The award was presented at SKOCH Awards 2019 event in New Delhi. M. Narsing Rao, Traffic Inspector received SKOCH Gold Award on behalf of the City Police Commissioner Anjani Kumar. Hyderabad police also received SKOCH silver awards for SHE Teams, Bharosa, CCTV Surveillance Project and in Dial 100 system.
Gems of Digital Telangana Awards
Telangana State was presented with the Leading Digital State of India Award at a conference held by CMR in association with HP Inc. and Coeus Age Consulting. It was received by Sri Jayesh Ranjan, Principal Secretary, ITE&C Department, Government of Telangana. Sixteen other path-breaking digital initiatives by the government also received awards under Gems of Digital Telangana head. To know more about the specific awards Click Here
Telangana bags e-Governance award in health sector
The Health Department of the State government has received ‘CSI Nihilent e-Governance Awards-2017’ for adopting technology to extend health care services in State-run health institutions and various schemes in the State. The authorities succeeded in applying technology in KCR Kits scheme, Mother and Child Tracking System (MCTS), National Health Mission (NHM) payroll automation through Aadhaar, e-Hospitals and many more. Commissioner of Health and Family Welfare, Karuna Vakati and other senior health officials received the Computer Society of India’s (CSI) Nihilent e-Governance (CNeG) Award from Finance Minister of West Bengal, Amit Mitra and Deputy Speaker, Rajasthan in a function held recently in Kolkata.
Minister KT Rama Rao chosen for ‘Leader of the Year’ award
Minister Sri KT Rama Rao was chosen for ‘Leader of the Year’ award for presenting the young State of Telangana in a new perspective to the world using Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2017 as a platform and increasing investments in Telangana State.
Minister KT Rama Rao is the SKOCH IT Minister of the Year
Mr KT Rama Rao, Hon’ble Minister of IT, Government of Telangana has been honoured with the ‘SKOCH IT Minister of the Year Award’. He has been conferred this Award during a ceremony which took place during 49th SKOCH Summit on 9th September 2017 at New Delhi.
TASK gets SKOCH award
TASK (Telangana Academy for Skill and Knowledge) has been awarded the prestigious SKOCH Platinum Award for revamping Skilling Initiatives for Youth in Telangana State. A unique skill development initiative from IT,E&C Department which aims at improving the quality of graduates coming out of colleges are gaining recognition throughout the country.
Telangana State Civil Supplies receive 2 National SKOCH Awards
State Civil Supplies Department has received two National SKOCH Awards this year for introducing the latest technology based Command Control Centre and Financial Management System, Online Procurement Management System (FMS-OPMS) wings. The Telangana Civil Supplies Corporation stood first in the country by adopting Information Technology for its various programmes. Command Control Centre in Civil Supplies is one-of-its-kind established in the country. The Financial Management System was developed to ease the daily transactions which can be viewed online by concerned staff and officers.
TSBIE bags two SKOCH Awards
Telangana State Board of Intermediate Education (TSBIE) has been selected for SKOCH Award for providing online services and also another award for bringing reforms in conducting the Intermediate examinations. The award was presented to the Board Secretary Dr. Ashok in New Delhi.
CDMA gets SKOCH award
The ‘Online citizen services of the Telangana Government’s Commissioner and Director of Municipal Administration has been awarded the Order of Merit in SKOCH Award under smart governance category. T. K. Sreedevi, Commissioner, and Director of Municipal Administration received the award at a function held in New Delhi, in September 2017.
Telangana wins 5 Awards for NREGS implementation
Telangana has bagged five prestigious national awards in the implementation of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) works for the year 2016-17. Warangal District – effective implementation of the programme, Manoharabad (Nizamabad District) Sarpanch – individual award for providing highest employment days. Mr. Abdul Sattar – post office award for clearing all payments on time, Deen Dayal Gramin Kaushal Yojana (DDU KKY) Award for the State and Geo-MGNREGS Award for best utilisation of ‘Bhuvan’ software for Panchayat Raj Dept.
Telangana bags five awards at FICCI Homeland Security Conference
Telangana Police received five awards at Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) Homeland Security Conference held in New Delhi on 25 May, 2017. Smart passport verification process, cyber forensics lab initiative, smart innovative policing won laurels at the Conference while Hyderabad Police Commissioner and Suryapet SP were presented with special jury awards.
Hawk Eye gets National e-Governance Gold Award
Telangana Police’s Hawk Eye mobile app has been selected for National e-Governance Gold Award for 2016-17 under the category of Innovative Use of Mobile Phone Technology in e-Governance. The Award is instituted by Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances and Department of Electronics and Information Technology, GoI. Commissioner, Hyderabad Police received the Award from Union Minister of State, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology Sri PP Chowdary at the National Conference on e-Governance held on January 9 & 10, 2017 at Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. Hawk Eye App was the only eGov initiative from a Police Department out of all the 20 Awardees selected under 12 categories.
Telangana gets CSI Nihilent e-Governance Award of Excellence 2016
Mr GT Venkateshwar Rao, Commissioner, ESD, received CSI Nihilent e-Governance Award of Excellence 2016 for state of Telangana at Coimbatore on 24 January, 2017.
Telangana Police get MEA’s ‘Certificate of Recognition’ for VeriFast
Telangana Police got ‘Certificate of Recognition’ for its VeriFast software application that revolutionised police verification process in issuance of Passports. DGP, Telangana Police Sri Anurag Sharma received the Award from External Affairs Minister Smt. Sushma Swaraj in New Delhi on 24 June, 2016.
Minister KTR wins Skoch Challenger Award in Start-up India category
IT Minister Sri KT Rama Rao selected for Skoch Challenger Award in Start-up India category. The Minister received the Award, for State’s path-breaking initiative T-Hub, from Union Urban Development Minister Sri M. Venkaiah Naidu on 18 March, 2016.
Police, Transport Depts shine at 19th Express Technology Sabha
Telangana State won two Awards at the 19th Express Technology Sabha Awards held at Kochi, Kerala on 20 February, 2016 under ‘Innovative Use of Technology in Delivery of Citizen Centric initiatives’ category. Body-worn Camera initiative of Police Department and eVahan Bima initiative of Transport Department has got laurels to the State. A V Ranganath, IPS, DCP Traffic, Hyderabad and Sandeep Kumar Sultania, IAS, Transport Commissioner, Hyderabad have received the awards on behalf of Police and Transport Departments respectively.
TASK selected for PRCI Chanakya Academic Excellence Award
Telangana Academy for Skill and Knowledge (TASK) won Public Relations Council of India’s Chanakya Academic Excellence of the Year 2016 Award. TASK CEO Mr. Sujiv Nair received the Award from West Bengal’s Minister for Child & Women Development Dr. Sashi Panja on 23 January, 2016 in Kolkata.
Minister KTR chosen for Audi-Ritz Inspirational Icon of the Year
Minister KT Rama Rao received the Audi-Ritz Inspirational Icon of the Year Award (Politics) for 2015 in Bengaluru on 13 December, 2015.
TSPSC’s CBRT wins Skoch Order of Merit Award, 2015
The Telangana State Public Service Commission (TSPSC) won ‘Skoch Order-of-Merit Award-2015’ for successfully adopting, implementing IT initiatives and holding online exams in a transparent and foolproof manner.
TSPSC Chairman Sri G. Chakrapani, Secretary Smt. Parvathi Subramanian, Technical Advisor Sri Nishant Dongari were part of the delegation that received the Award on 10 December in New Delhi.
Digital Telangana, MeeSeva get Skoch Smart Technology Award
Telangana State IT Department has won ‘Skoch Smart Technology Award 2015’ for two of its initiatives – Digital Telangana and MeeSeva 2.0. Sri GT Venkateshwar Rao, Commissioner, Electronic Service Delivery (ESD) and Kum. Radha Sindhiya, OSD, IT E&C Department received the Awards on 10 December in New Delhi.