KPSC’s Thulasi bags CSI Golden Jubilee e-Governance Award


Trivandrum: Kerala Public Service Commission’s Thulasi, a one-time registration application to automate the recruitment process for Kerala PSC, has won the e-Governance Award initiated by Computer Society of India (CSI), Trivandrum Chapter as part of its Golden Jubilee celebrations.

e-Treasury by Department of Treasuries, Government of Kerala was chosen as the runner up in this category. Treasury Department now receives payment electronically.

The e-Governance Sustenance Award was awarded to e-Transport of Motor Vehicles Department for their continuous efforts in ensuring successful use of the application and ease to ensure services to the citizens.

Public Works Department’s PRICE – Project Implementation and Cost Estimation, a total solution for estimate preparation and online approval for the work undertaken by PWD won a Special Jury Award.

Kerala Water Authority’s e-Abacus (Enhanced Accounting, Billing and Collection Utility System) that enables payment of water bills online was also chosen for a Special Jury Award.

IDEAS – Information and Data Exchange Advanced System by National Informatics Centre (NIC), Kerala was recognized for their work on Open Source with the CSI Open Source Award.

Kerala State IT Mission’s concerted efforts to reach out to people of Kerala and promote the various e-government initiatives of Kerala government won them the CSI e-Governance Promotion Award.

Dr. Nirmala Padmanabhan, Head – Department of Economics at St. Teresa’s College, Ernakulam was honoured with the CSI e-Governance Promoter Award for her active involvement in promoting e-Governance literacy among students and the community.

Devika S of TKM College of Engineering, Kollam; Soorya V Nair of Govt. Engineering College, Barton Hill, Trivandrum; Ruhin Mary Saji of Sree Buddha College of Engineering, Alapuzha; and Gowthan M of SCT College of Engineering, Trivandrum were awarded the CSI Student Excellence Awards for their excellent academic performance.

CSI had initiated these awards to recognize and benchmark e-Governance excellence across various Government Departments under the theme ‘e-Governance Excellence for the benefit of Common Man’.

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