Himachal Pradesh received e-Governance Award from the Government of India at Governance day in new Delhi. The award was given by Union Minister of Communication & Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad.
Himachal Pradesh has been ranked second among all the States and Union Territories of India.
Shimla, Sirmaur, and Una districts also received the award for being best supporting districts of Himachal Pradesh. Deputy Commissioners received These awards along with District Informatics Officers.
The Digital India Week celebrated in the country from July 1 to 7, 2015 and its primary aim is to educate, inform and engage people through the events at a high number of Digital Presence like in Government Offices, Schools, CSCs/ Post Offices, Blocks, Gram Panchayats, etc.
In Himachal Pradesh, events are organized during this week and reporting was done through the online systems. The award is received by Additional Chief Secretary (IT) Sanjeev Gupta.