The Centre for Innovations from Public Systems (CIPS), Hyderabad, in association with Meghalaya’s Government Innovation Lab, will conduct the CIPS awards ceremony 2023 on Friday here.
The awards ceremony will have panel discussions on healthcare, IT interventions for e-governance, education, and environment and rural development where innovators and experts shall discuss the innovative implementation strategies, challenges overcome and the outcome/outreach of the innovations being awarded.
CIPS was established in 2010 with the objective of promoting innovative changes in the structure of governance in various states of India.
In its endeavour to promote the innovation ecosystem in the Union territories, North Eastern and hill states of India, CIPS has instituted the CIPS Innovation Awards, where some of the best innovations in these states and UTs will be recognised. The Innovation Awards’ aim to recognise the innovations in public systems in four sectors – Education, Environment and Rural Development, Health, and Information Technology.
CIPS received 117 nominations, out of which 106 innovators have been invited to make presentations of their innovations.
The highest number of nominations were received from Assam followed by Tripura and Himachal Pradesh. The highest nominations received is in the sector of Environment and Rural Development followed by Education. Following the presentations by the 106 innovators, 31 nominations have been shortlisted for on-site study. Out of which 18 awards are being presented on Friday. In the Health and Education Sector there are four awardees each while in Information Technology and Environment & Rural Development, five awards each will be presented.