MyGov, WPL 1090, SHC, PRIDE, Jio, BSNL, Tejas and AIIMS wins PAN-IIM Digital India Awards 2017

The Digital India winners excelled in terms of innovation, deployment, customer/user impact and financial/economic impact

MyGov, Women Power Line 1090, Soil Health Card (SHC), PRIDE (Progressive Rural Integrated Digital Enterprise), ECCS (Express Cargo Clearance System), Train 10,000 Teachers, Industrial Training by VR, TJ1400-OLT by Tejas Networks, Digital e-Lock by South Indian Bank, AIIMS Appointment, Doconline, BSNL Wi-Fi, Reliance Jio and Bookmyparts won the first PAN-IIM Digital India Awards 2017.

In agriculture, the winners were Soil Health Card and PRIDE. Soil Health Card (SHC) is a unique portal which provides mechanism to generate Soil Health Card in 22 languages and 4 dialects. SHC contains the status of soil with respect to 12 parameters namely N, P, K, S, Zn, Fe, Cu, Mn, Br, pH, EC and OC. PRIDE powered by TCS mKRISHI platform is a patented mobile based personalised services delivery platform that enables two-way data and information exchange between the end-users such as farmers and field agents and repositories of knowledge such as virtual knowledge banks, agriculture experts and procurement officers.

In citizen services, the winners were MyGov, WPL 1090 and ECCS. MyGov is a citizen engagement and crowd sourcing platform to promote citizen participation for better governance. As on date, the platform has 49.4 lakh people, 63 groups, 751 discussion themes, 685 tasks, 354  blogs and around 3,847.96 K comments. Women Power Line 1090 helps women to fight against harassment such as undesired and uncalled for mobile calls, cyber crime, eve teasing, stalking, voyeuristic behaviour or any other crime against them of similar nature. WPL 1090 covers rural and urban areas in 75 districts of Uttar Pradesh. ECCS is an industry funded initiative developed under Custom’s control and directions to drive India’s growth and ensure high levels of transparency, compliance and efficiency. ECCS is a paperless clearance system and clears around 32,000 shipments per day saving approximately 1.34 crore annual paper consumption.

In education, the winners were Train 10,000 Teachers (T10kT) and Industrial Training by VR (Virtual Reality). T10kT focus is to work with engineering colleges in the country to enhance the teaching skills of faculty in the core engineering and science subjects. With the network of 358 remote centres, the institute has received participation from more than 4,500 distinct institutions and around 80,000 unique

teachers. The Industrial Training by VR (Virtual Reality) is a highly interactive, immersive and cutting edge VR applications to help trainees

learn difficult subject with ease. Simulanis Solutions has build one of the largest libraries of industrial manufacturing 3D assets (numbering 10,000+) convertible to VR.

In electronics manufacturing, the winner was TJ1400-OLT from Tejas Networks. The product has been fully conceptualised, researched, designed, developed and manufactured in India and has been optimised for cost effective deployment in national rural broadband networks. The product has been installed in over 1,300 block offices and serves 35,000+ gram panchayats in 15 states. The company has also filed over 150 technology patents in India, US and Europe.

In financial services sector, the winner was Digital e-Lock from South Indian Bank. Using this feature, the customers can lock or unlock all online debit transactions as per their wish. The feature is applicable for both smartphone as well as feature phone users. This feature has also helped South Indian Bank to increase its customer confidence in using digital banking products.

In healthcare, the winners were AIIMS Appointment and Doconline. Using this system, around 20,00,000 appointments have been given over the last two years and around 1 lakh appointments every month. Online registration system is a cloud and mobile based portal for patients to book appointments, view lab reports, check blood availability and make online payments. Doconline provides online doctor consultation to customers through audio, video and chat. The company has also developed chat facility like WhatsApp have developed in-house. Currently, the platform boasts of 15,000 paid users and 60,000 lives impacted.

In ICE Services, the winners were BSNL Wi-Fi, Reliance Jio and Bookmyparts. Till date, BSNL has deployed around 15,000 Wi-Fi hotspots in religious, educational institutes and tourist places and is targeting around 45,000 Wi-Fi hotspots by March 2018. The Wi-Fi hotspots have been deployed through three models – Revenue Sharing Model through its three partners – Revenue Sharing Model through QaudGen Wireless, Trimax and GoIP; Capex Model and USOF Model.

Reliance Jio Infocomm is the fastest growing technology company in the world, having achieved a record setting of 100 million subscribers in 170 days. In terms of reach, Jio is present in all 29 states of India, with a direct presence in 18,000 cities and towns. In terms of footprint, Reliance Jio has covered 100,000 villages and 100 per cent urban coverage. Jio has made data affordable to every Indian and per person/per month consumption is around 10 GB. Bookmyparts facilitate online trade of machine spare parts and accessories items and facilitates SME, MSME and large manufacturing industries to sell and buy their requirements of machine spare and parts. The portal has a listing of 26,000 machine spare parts listed by 1,000 suppliers and manufacturers.

The Digital India Awards were given by Prof. Dinesh Sharma, Deputy Chief Minister, Uttar Pradesh; K. K. Sharma, higher education secretary, ministry of HRD, government of India; Prof. Ajit Prasad, director, IIM Lucknow and Justice Rajesh Tandon, former judge, Uttarakhand High Court and chairman, jury panel at the 5th PAN-IIM World Management Conference on the theme “The Making of Digital India: Management Perspectives” at IIM Lucknow.

PAN-IIM chose the best digital projects from verticals such as agriculture, citizen services, education, electronics manufacturing, financial services, healthcare and ICE services. Each vertical had two categories of awards – Government and Corporate. PAN-IIM Digital India Excellence Awards 2017 were decided on four criteria – Innovation and technology, deployment and dissemination, user/customer/social impact and financial and economic impact.


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