Telangana bags 'Best Performing Large State Award'
Telangana state received awards in two categories. The best performing large state award in the all important Economy category and the Cleanliness and Environment category at the annual India Today State of the States conclave 2017. Awards were received on behalf of the state by the Ministers Sri KT Rama Rao and Sri Jogu Ramana from the Union Minister Sri Nitin Gadkari in Delhi on November 16th, 2017.
Telangana bags 8 National Tourism Awards
Telangana state honoured with eight awards for promotion of tourism and cleanliness at the World Tourism Day celebrations of the Ministry of Tourism in New Delhi. The awards were announced for Telangana in the categories of heritage structures, cleanliness in tourist places and tourist guides. The state received awards for Cleanliness, Best Tourist Guide, Best Tourism Promotion, Publicity Material, Best Heritage City, Best Maintained and Disable Friendly Monument, Civic Management Tourist Destination in India, Best Stand alone Convention Centre and Best Medical Tourism Facility.
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.
GWMC gets SKOCH award for GWMC
Greater Warangal Municipal Corporation (GWMC), which has won the ‘Order of Merit’ award-2017 by Skoch, has also bagged the ‘Skoch Gold’ award for being voted as the best city among the 123 cities that were selected for different category Skoch awards. Mayor Nannapuneni Narender received the award at Constitution Club of India in New Delhi. It may be noted here that the Gurgaon-based Skoch Group, an independent assessor of States, has been giving away awards to encourage top-performing government bodies and organizations working to eliminate open defecation, enhancing sanitation and public health. The Warangal city has recently won the Best Heritage City award and ‘Unnat Bharat Abhiyan’ award too.
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 Police secure Best Performing State Award
Telangana secured Best Performing State Award at the All India Police Duty Meet held in Mysore from December 19-23, 2016. Telangana Police also won awards under ‘Scientific Aids to Investigation’, ‘Forensic Sciences’, ‘Computer Awareness’, ‘Lifting and Packing of Exhibits’, ‘Police Dog Investigation’ and ‘Best State in India for empowering Police with Information Technology’ categories.
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.