Congratulations to all winners, special mentions & finalists of 3rd eNorth East Award 2012 !
Distinguished presenters of 3rd eNorth East Award Summit 2012
Venue for 3rd eNorth East Award Summit 2012 : Chintan Bhavan, Gangtok, Sikkim
The 3rd eNorth East Award 2012
The 2012 edition seeks to scout, identify and recognise best practices in ICT for development in as many as 12 categories. Nominations are open from June 11 to August 21, 2012 for the 2012 nomination process. More………………………
2nd eNorth East Award Summit 2011
Award Summit held in Nagaland (Kohima), the focus of the 2011 Summit was on various aspects of ICT for development in North East India and in Nagaland. The focus was on the ‘Kohima Declaration’ to identify challenges and chalk out action plans to introduce, sustain and operation sustainable ICT and technology policy and practices benefiting the region. The second edition of the eNorth East Award Summit & North East Digital Festival concluded on 25th November, 2011 at Kohima, Nagaland, centered on the theme “Empowering communities in North East with inclusive ICTs”.
The summit was organised by North East Development Foundation, YouthNet, Dept of IT (Nagaland), Elysium Tech and Digital Empowerment Foundation. Department of Electronics & IT (Govt. of India) an National e-Governance Division (NeGD) were the co-organisers. Other partners included IGNOU, Internet Society, RIELIT Kohima, IAMAI, Canon, Wipro, Hughes and IBM.
“The increasing focus around the world is on how to leverage ICTs to enhance development and growth, leading to better governance and public delivery system. In this regard, Internet technology is seen as a panacea to address social, economic and administrative challenges and e-governance is becoming a new thrust area in policy programmes”, said Mr. T. R. Zeliang, Hon’ble Minister, Planning & Coordination, Evaluation, Veterinary & Animal Husbandry, & Parliamentary Affairs, Nagaland, and Chief Guest during 2nd eNorth East Award Summit 2011, co-organised by Department of Information Technology & Communication, Govt of Nagaland.
The focus of the 2nd eNorth East Award Summit 2011 was to dialogue, consult and share ideas and experience in ICT for development to improve development and governance in North East. It focused on bringing forth ideas, programmes, and practices towards learning and experience sharing in relevancy for the State of Nagaland and other NE states. The aim was to enable policy consolidations and partnership understandings and agreements on areas of convergence among stakeholders – government, industry, civil society and academia. Held in Nagaland (Kohima), the focus of the 2011 Congress was on various aspects of ICT for development in this State. It also focused on the ‘Kohima Declaration’ to identify challenges and chalk out action plans to introduce, sustain and operation sustainable ICT and technology policy and practices benefiting the region.
The 2nd eNorth East Award Summit 2011 recognised 8 winners, 14 Jury Special Mentions & 7 Special mentions in as many as 11 categories. The North East Digital Festival witnessed participation of 21 industries, government, and other agency stakeholders.
Nomination Categories for 2nd eNorth East Award 2011
Nominations for the 2nd eNorth East Award 2011 were invited in the following categories having ICT relevance and impact:
- Governance & Public Services Delivery
- Education Services Delivery
- Health Services Delivery
- Livelihood & Entrepreneurship promotion
- Financial Inclusion
- Commerce & Business
- Culture & Heritage
- Environment & Tourism
- News & Media
- Innovative Department / Public sector enterprise or agency
- IT / ICT Enterprise
Objectives of 2nd eNorth East Award Summit 2011
- Recognise best ICT for Development & Governance initiatives in North East with eNorth East Award.
- Dialogue & networking on the scope of ICT, Internet technology for Development and governance in North East.
- Sharing of ICT / IT solutions, best practices and examples from the government, industry, civil society and academia – from national, regional and state levels.
- Exploring areas of convergence, partnerships and agreements among stakeholders.
- Emerge with ‘Kohima Declaration’, & policy recommend action based agenda to address challenges and explore scope towards inclusive and sustainable ICT policy and programmes in North East India. More……………