Bishnupur DC Neeta Arambam receiving the award
Bishnupur DC Neeta Arambam receiving the award

Manipur‘s Bishnupur district has received the ‘Governance Now Digital Transformation Award 2019 in recognition of its efforts for taking up digital projects in the district successfully.

The award was received by the Bishnupur Deputy Commissioner Neeta Arambam and district manager Prasanta Oinam of DIT, Manipur government, in New Delhi recently.

“The award is a result of the collective efforts of the staff, civil society organisations, and the people,” the DC said.

“In the past two years the numbers of debit cardholders have increased by 47.04 per cent and business correspondence from the 24 Gram Panchayats have increased from 24 to 35,” the DC added.

The Bishnupur district, earlier, bagged Apollo Telemedicine Award in 2017 and Prime Minister’s Award for Excellence in Public Administration 2018 for promoting digital payments.

Sobhapati Samom

Sobhapati Samom is Northeast Now Correspondent in Imphal. He can be reached at: ssamom@gmail.com