Madhya Pradesh Agency for Promotion of Information Technology (MAP_IT) (A Regd. Society of Govt. of M.P. under Department of Science & Technology)'Awards for Excellence' in e-Governance initiatives 2014-2015
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).
A Proposal can be submitted in more than one category.
In a category, only one entry of a proposal shall be entertained. If more than one entry of a particular proposal is found in a category, the latest entry will be considered for evaluation, remaining entries will be discarded.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
Employees working in any entity under Department of Science & Technology may submit their proposals under category 9 (e Governance Champion).
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 participants. 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 2014-15 or earlier.
Initiative / Proposal which has been commenced or gone live in current financial year 2015-16 will not be eligible.
The initiative / Project / Proposal who had got this award in any of the preceding three financial years (i.e. FY 2011-12 / 2012-13 / 2013-14) will not be eligible to apply into the same category. The project who got award before the year 2011-12, may submit their nominations but the proposal shall include features further to the development already evaluated during the award winning year. It must be an enhancement of the existing project.
It will be at the discretion of the Evaluation Committee / Jury to select more than one winner 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. In addition to the winners, 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.