Madhya Pradesh Agency for Promotion of Information Technology (MAP_IT) (A Regd. Society of Govt. of M.P. under Department of Science & Technology)e-Governance Excellence Awards Madhya Pradesh – 2017
Terms & Conditions
There is No Registration fee for submitting proposals/entries.
Any entity which satisfies the eligibility criteria may submit entries under the respective category (ies).
The proposal can be submitted only for one category. The entities needs to give an undertaking with the proposal stating the category in which they are applying.
If more than one entry of the same proposal is found, the proposal submitted at last will be considered for evaluation, remaining previous entries will be discarded.
The initiative / Project / Proposal which was awarded in any of the preceding financial years will not be eligible to apply for the same category as like in the past. However this will not be applicable for the “Award of Appreciation” recipients.
Proposals should be comprehensive and cover the specified aspects of the initiative undertaken. Incomplete proposals not complying with the directions / guidelines detailed herein would not be considered.
Wherever applicable, the application should be security audited by CERT-In empaneled agency. Necessary valid certificates should be produced before the final jury, if shortlisted.
To encourage private players operating in IT in MP, participation of private sector has been included as indicated in the Award categories 1(b), 8, 9 and 10.
Details of the Team leader and Team members, up to a maximum of 5 members, must be provided during submission of the proposal. These members will be entitled for prize money and certificates despite being transferred / retired or holding some other positions at the time of declaration of Awards. The composition of Team Leader and Team Members as declared in the application will be considered as final, and no subsequent changes will be entertained by MAP_IT.
Team Leader shall provide an undertaking stating that he / she was posted in the organization during the period for which the application being submitted for, and he / she has led the same. The scanned signed copy of the same shall be uploaded while submitting the proposal. This undertaking shall be counter signed by the concerned HoD / Highest authority of entities, should be submitted within the stipulated time.
No vigilance proceedings should be pending or contemplated against the project leader & team members, on the date of application.
The entire statutory obligation arising out for Prize Money will be the responsibility of the recipients.
Evaluation committee / Jury shall evaluate and select the winners of the award as per the selection process and evaluation criteria.
The decision of the evaluation committee and the Jury will be final and binding on all proposals. No appeals or objections shall be entertained against the decision of the Evaluation committee / Jury.
The proceeding of the evaluation committee / Jury shall be confidential till the declaration of the awards.
The submitted proposal / initiative, would have gone live / implemented during the financial year 2015-16 or 2016-17. “Category 7 - Sustainability of IT initiative in Government Sector” the proposals can be earlier than 2015-16.
Initiative / Proposal which has been commenced or gone live in subsequent financial year 2017-18 onwards will not be eligible.
It will be at the discretion of the Evaluation Committee / Jury to select more than one winner / runner up in each category if the proposals are found suitable and benefitting. In the condition, the award money will be equally divided and will be declared as the joint winners / runner ups. In addition to the winners / runner ups, the Jury may also declare “Award of appreciation” in all categories. However, appreciation Award will not include any prize money. Similarly, the Evaluation Committee / Jury may not select Winner / Runner up if it doesn’t found the proposals suitable and benefitting.
MAP_IT reserves the rights to make any changes in the entire process at any point of time.