Tue, 05 February 2019
The organising committee of the eGovernment Excellence Award 2019 has launched the 10th edition, held under the patronage of HH Shaikh Mohammed bin Mubarak AlKhalifa, Deputy Prime Minister, Chairman of the Supreme Committee for Information & Communication Technology. The award is open to public and private entities, individuals and NGOs to electronically submit their nominations via www.egovaward.bh with nominations closing on February 28.
The award highlights unique projects and initiatives; innovative leading concepts in the ICT and eGovernment sectors along with the adoption of standards that reflect the delivery of better services to citizens and beneficiaries contributing to the development of eGovernment and achievement of the Economic Vision 2030.
Awareness sessions to provide an overview on the requirements and standards along with the mechanism of submission are to be conducted. And this year will see a new addition for the private sector – ‘Best eService’.
Categories for the 2019 awards are: ‘Best eGovernment Website’, ‘Best Government-to-Government eService (G2G)’, ‘Best Practice in Community eParticipation’, ‘Best eGovernment Integrated Services for Individuals or Businesses’ along with ‘Best Application for Smart Devices’.
Private Sector Awards include: ‘Best Application for Smart Devices’ together with the newly-added award ‘Best eService’. The Citizens Awards category includes ‘Best eConcept’.