Telangana baggage two gold awards, a silver at SKOCH

By Express News Service

HYDERABAD: Telangana’s efforts in adoption of rising applied sciences for remodeling governance and citizen service supply paid wealthy dividends when it gained two gold and one silver awards on the 66th SKOCH Summit on Thursday. The State gained a gold and a silver in Governance Category and one other gold for a blockchain-based property registration mission.

T-Chits, a blockchain-based system to manipulate chit fund operations throughout the State, was awarded the silver award. Its the second victory for the mission this 12 months. Telangana gained the gold medal in Emerging Technologies class for T-Chits on the 23rd National Awards for e-Governance in 2020, organised by DARP and MeitY. Both the blockchain-based award recipient initiatives promote excellence in clear and good governance.

The Mineral Development Corporation gained one other gold for the Sand Sale Management mission beneath the Digital India Category.

IT Minister KT Rama Rao launched two AI-based initiatives in the course of the declaration of 2020 as Telangana’s Year of AI. Both the initiatives have now acquired “Order of Merit” on the 66th SKOCH Summit.
They have been AI-based crowd administration answer that helps the police division in managing massive  crowd – carried out throughout Medaram jatara, and Medha Chatbot – a primary of its sort chatbot that helps residents to search out the precise registration workplace. The Telangana State Mineral Development Corporation was additionally awarded a gold award in Digital India Category for his or her sand sale administration and monitoring system.

“I am happy to see that our efforts are being recognised. Telangana has established its undisputed leadership in leveraging technological innovation for governance and social good,” mentioned Jayesh Ranjan, IT Principal Secretary. SKOCH Award, instituted in 2003, is the very best civilian honour within the nation conferred by an unbiased organisation and recognises folks, initiatives and establishments in areas of digital, monetary and social inclusion.

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