? NIC HP Awards - Government of Himachal Pradesh, India

Awards Won by NIC Himachal Pradesh in Year 2017 - 18


Gems of Digital India Award 2018

Gems of Digital India Award 2018 for Manav Sampada

The Manav Sampada product, of NIC, developed by Himachal Pradesh and replicated in many States, has been awarded the Gems of Digital India Award 2018 on 13th June 2018 in New Delhi. Sh. Sanjay Kumar, Technical Director and Project Head, received the award along with Sh. Rahul Kumar, who is the key resource person for this project.

Manav Sampada has evolved the process by which effective decisions can be implemented. It encompasses the entire process of public administration, the process underlying the formulation of policies, the HRD efforts required for re-skilling the Government machinery, prioritization and efficient management of public resources and above all redesigning the various instruments used to realize the concept of a welfare State.

20th National Conference on e-Governances

Mid Day Meals Automated Reporting and Management System of NIC HP Gets Technology Sabha Award for Enterprise Solution

The Mid Day Meals Automated Reporting and Management System of NIC has been awarded the Technology Sabha Award 2018 on 23rd February 2018 at Indore. Sh. Vimal Kumar Sharma, TD and Sh. Praveen Sharma, Scientist-B received the award. Sh. Sanjay Kumar, TD is the Project Head and other members include, Sh. Ajay Singh Chahal, Sh. Lalit Kapoor, Sh. Sandeep Kumar, Sh. Sandeep Sood, Sh. Ashish, Sh. Sanjay Sharma, Sh. Sarvjeet Kumar.


National eGovernance Awards

Manav Sampada Software of NIC Awarded National eGovernance Gold Award for Rapid Replication

The Manav Sampada software (eHRMS) at http://ehrms.nic.in has been awarded the National eGovernance Gold Award on 27th February 2018 for rapid replication in the 21st National eGovernance Conference at Hyderabad. The Manav Sampada software solution has been developed by NIC Himachal Pradesh, as a product and has been replicated in a number of States, covering more than 15 Lakh eService Books in 14 States/Organisations.

The Award was presented by Dr. Jitendra Singh, Hon’ble Union Minister of State for Personnel, Administrative Reforms and Pensions. The award was received by the officers from Himachal Pradesh Government and NIC Himachal Pradesh including Mrs. Purnima Singh, Secretary (Administrative Reforms, LAC), Sh. Rakesh Kanwar, Special Secretary (Rural Development & Panchayati Raj), Sh. Ajay Singh Chahal, SIO NIC HP, Sh. Lalit Kapoor, ASIO, Sh. Sanjay Kumar, TD and Project Head and Sh. Sanjay Sharma, TD. The other members of the Team included Sh. Amarjeet Singh, Special Secretary (Personnel), Sh. Sandeep Sood, TD, Sh. Amit Kanojia, Sh. Rahul and Sh. Naveen.

National eGovernance Gold Award for Online Rohtang Pass Permit Issuance System of District Kullu, Himachal Pradesh

The Online Rohtang Pass Permit Issuance System has won the National eGovernance 2018 Gold Award under the District Initiatives category in the 21st National eGovernance Conference on 27th February 2018 at Hyderabad. The Award was presented by Dr. Jitendra Singh, Hon’ble Union Minister of State for Personnel, Administrative Reforms and Pensions.

The award was received by the officers from Himachal Pradesh Government and NIC Himachal Pradesh including Mrs. Purnima Singh, Secretary (Administrative Reforms, LAC), Sh. Yunus, Deputy Commissioner, Kullu, Sh. Rakesh Kanwar, former DC Kullu, Sh. Ajay Singh Chahal, SIO NIC HP, Sh. Lalit Kapoor, ASIO, Sh. Sanjay Kumar, TD, Sh. Ashish Sharma, Scientist-B, Sh. Brijender Dogra, DIO Kullu and Sh. Rajiv Kumar Thakur, ADIO, Kullu.

Paper authored by NIC Himachal Pradesh officers have been published in the Compendium of Selected Papers of 21th National e-Governance Conference for the year 2017-18. The Title and authors of the paper are:

Title Authors
e-Governance Best Practices-Study of Trend Setting Government Initiatives Ajay Singh Chahal
Sandeep Kumar
Sanjay Kumar
Shailender Kaushal

Open Group Award of Distinction

The Open Group Expert Panel has conferred the Award of Distinction on HP Public Service Commission and NIC Himachal Pradesh for designing the Public Service Commission Enterprise Architecture Framework. The award was presented to the NIC and HP PSC teams on 22nd February 2018 in the Open Group Conference at Bengluru.

Sh. J. Satyanarayan, and Sh. James presented the awards to Sh. D.C. Misra, DDG, Sh. Ajay Singh Chahal, SIO NIC HP, Sh. Sanjay Sharma, TD and Project Head, Sh. Sanjay Kumar, TD and Sh. Manoj Tomar, Additional Secretary, HP PSC. The other members of the team included Sh. IPS Sethi, Sr. TD and Sh. Sandeep Kumar, TD. The Open Group Awards for Innovation and Excellence 2018 received high quality nominations from large number of Governments, Industries and academia from Asia, Australia, Africa and Middle East besides from various States of India.


CSI Nihilent Awards

CSI-Nihilent Award of Sustenance for Manav Sampada

Manav Sampada have been awarded CSI-Nihilent Award under eGovernance category. The projects received the awards during the 52nd Annual Convention 2017 of Computer Society of India held at Kolkata from 19th to 21st January 2018.

The Projects is developed by NIC Himachal Pradesh and Sh. Sanjay Kumar, Technical Director is the Group Head. The award is received in the CSI Convention at Kolkata by Sh. Manmohan Sharma, Director of Elementary Education, Sh. Sandeep Sood, TD, Sh. Sandeep Kumar, TD, Sh. Ashish Sharma, Scientist-B, Sh. Naresh Sharma, MDM Incharge and Sh. Sarvjeet Kumar, Scientist-B.

CSI-Nihilent CSI-Nihilent Award of Recognition 2017 for MDM - ARMS (Mid Day Meal Automated Reporting & Management System)

MDM - ARMS (Mid Day Meal Automated Reporting & Management System) have been awarded CSI-Nihilent Award of Recognition 2017. The Projects is developed by NIC Himachal Pradesh and Sh. Sanjay Kumar, Technical Director is the Group Head.

The award is received in the CSI Convention at Kolkata by Sh. Manmohan Sharma, Director of Elementary Education, Sh. Sandeep Sood, TD, Sh. Sandeep Kumar, TD, Sh. Ashish Sharma, Scientist-B, Sh. Naresh Sharma, MDM Incharge and Sh. Sarvjeet Kumar, Scientist-B.



The NIC HP Team has won a number of awards over the years for their best ICT initiatives and this has been possible with the active involvement of all NIC Himachal Pradesh officers at all levels.

Previous Awards Won by Himachal Pradesh

Year Conference Place Award Details
2016 20th National eGovernance Award Visakhapatnam Paper Published in Compendium on Cyber Security Policy for Digital India - Roadmap for Secure Cyber Space
      Paper Published in Compendium on Digital Transformation in Himachal Pradesh Transport Department: Reaching out to Last Mile Rural Population
  Digital India New Delhi Digital India Award 2016 to Mid Day Meal Mobile Application
  Skoch Awards Hyderabad Skoch Smart Governance Gold Award 2016 for Sarathi - Online Driving License System
2015 PC Quest Awards Hyderabad PCQuest Best IT Implementations of the Year 2015
19th National eGovernance Award Nagpur Gold Icon for Integrated Online Hotel Reservation System (iOHRS)
Paper Published in Compendium on eGovernance in India-Time to Transform and Make it Participative
Paper Published in Compendium on Decade of e-Governance in Himachal Pradesh Transport Department-Toward Digital India and Way Ahead
Digital India eGovernance Awards New Delhi Ranked 2nd in Best Performing States during the Digital India Week in the Country and received Digital India e-Governance Award
50th CSI Convention New Delhi CSI Nihilent Award of Excellence 2015 for HimKosh and HimBhoomi
Manthan Awards New Delhi Manthan Certificate of Recognition Award for Swayayamsidham Education Portal
Skoch Awards New Delhi Manav Sampada eHRMS wins Smart Governance Award 2015 and 8 Projects received the Skoch Order of Merit
2014 Manthan Award New Delhi Manthan Asia Pacific and South Asia 2014 Award for Jail Vaarta - Prisoner Video Conference with Relatives
  Skoch Awards New Delhi Skoch Orders of Merit Awards 2014 for 6 NIC Himachal Pradesh Projects
  18th National eGovernance Conference Gandhi Nager Paper Published in Compendium on Imapct of Industry Partnership in Service Delivery Channels of Land Records in Himachal Pradesh
2013 48th CSI Convention Visakhapatnam CSI Nihilent Award of Excellence 2013 for the Inter-operable Criminal Justice System
CSI Nihilent Award of Excellence 2013 for the State of Himachal Pradesh
  Manthan Award New Delhi Manthan Asia Pacific and South Asia 2013 Award for HimBhoomi - Integrated Land Records Computerisation of Himachal Pradesh
  17th National eGovernance Conference Kochi Paper Published in Compendium on E-Governance Vision to Reality of Faster Dispensation of Justice through Inter-Operable Criminal Justice System-A Case Study
2012 47th CSI Convention Kolkata CSI Award of Excellence in G2E Project Category: Manav Sampada
  16th National eGovernance Conference Jaipur Paper Published in Compendium on E-Governance Infrastructure-Status and Challenges Case Study in Himachal Pradesh
2010 1st Web Ratna National Conference Delhi Gold Icon: Citizen Centric Service Delivery: HP Police Portal
Gold Icon: Comprehensive Web Presence-State: HP Government Web-Portal
Gold Icon: NIC Coordinator for National Portal: Sh. Ajay Singh Chahal, Technical Director NIC Himachal Pradesh
2009 12th National eGovernance Conference Goa Bronze Icon: Professional Excellence for Government Process Reengineering: eGazette
Bronze Icon: Outstanding Performance in Citizen Centric Service Delivery: HP Police Portal
2007 10th National eGovernance Conference Bhopal Bronze Icon: Professional Excellence for Government Process Reengineering: Double Entry Accounting System
2006 9th National eGovernance Conference Kochi Golden Icon: Professional Excellence for Process Reengineering (New Entrant Category): HIMRIS
Golden Icon: Innovative Operations and Best Practices (Professional Category): ePension
2005 8th National eGovernance Conference Bhubneshwar Silver Icon: Professional Excellence for Process Reengineering (Professional Category): REFNIC
Golden Icon: Innovative Operations and Best Practices (New entrant category): eVikas
2003 7th National eGovernance Conference Chennai Bronze Icon: Exemplary eGovernance Initiative: LokMitra
2002 6th National eGovernance Conference Chandigarh Silver Icon: Best Website for eGovernance: http://himachal.nic.in