Wednesday, October 5, 2022

State I&TC department wins ‘Enterprise Application Award’


Department of Information Technology and Communication (IT&C) Nagaland received an “excellence award” in the category of “Enterprise Applications” from Indian Express Group and Express Computers.
The award was received by principal secretary IT, power, K. D. Vizo on August 26 during the 32nd Technology Sabha 2022 organised by Indian Express Group and Express Computers at Hotel Oberoi Grand, Kolkata under the theme, “Taking the next digital leap by raising the bar for e-Governance”.
At the ceremony, Vizo also gave a presentation on the e-Governance initiatives in Nagaland, as the key speaker. He highlighted IT&C department Nagaland initiatives on State Data Centre and how the department was functioning with its own manpower since 2015. He also dwelled on how the state portal, with advanced features, act as a single source of data sharing for government systems.
Vizo mentioned how various IT applications such as the Common Scholarship Portal, online system in Nagaland Public Service Commission (NPSC), the online Inner Line Permit (ILP) system, State Departmental websites, Common Service Centres (CSC), e-District services and other citizen centric services and applications were improving the overall governance system in Nagaland.
He also highlighted how the department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DARPG), government of India, New Delhi had in its National e-Governance Service Delivery Assessment (NeSDA)-2021, ranked Nagaland as the top among the hill states (Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand) and north eastern states of India.
It may be noted that IT&C department Nagaland was also awarded with “best performing states in north east region in e- Governance” by Computer Society of India in 2017; “Enterprise Application” (exclusively for north eastern region) by Indian Express Group during the North-East Tech Sabha 2018.
In 2019 and 2021, the department topped in service portal in the “North East and Hill States” category in National e-Governance Delivery Assessment (NeSDA) conducted by government of India.