[India], Jan. 14 (ANI): eGovernments Foundation bags the prestigious 'Order Of Merit' award at Business World's Smart Cities Conclave 2016 in the 'Innovative Smart Solutions' category for their Andhra Pradesh implementation across 110 cities.
The Conclave was presided by Minister for Urban Development Venkaiah Naidu and Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha.
"This award is recognition of the passion with which we have worked over last 13 years to build smart solutions that enable governments to leverage technology for better service delivery and enhanced productivity. We are the market leader in e-municipality space with an open source product offering which is free. The results that Andhra has achieved in a short period of time are a testimony to the transformative power of our solution," Viraj Tyagi, CEO, eGovernments Foundation, said.
Established in 2003 by Nandan Nilekani (ex-CEO of Infosys) and Srikanth Nadhamuni (CEO - Khosla Labs), eGovernments Foundation builds open source solutions in civic tech space. eGov currently powers 325+ cities across India enabling 35,000 cashless transactions a day.
The award winning Andhra Pradesh implementation has enabled 110 cities to go digital with 100+ workflows to manage day-to-day operations of the civic bodies. All citizen services can be accessed, tracked and resolved within specific time through 'Puraseva' mobile app that connects citizens to civic employees directly. (ANI)