Registration for the eGovernment Excellence Award 2021 has been extended from Saturday, 10th to Sunday, 18th April 2021, the award’s Organizing Committee announced. Those looking to participate in the competition, held under the patronage of Deputy Prime Minister and Supreme Committee for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Chairman HH Shaikh Mohammed bin Mubarak Al Khalifa, can register via the official website egovaward.bh.
All public & private sector entities and individuals are urged to visit the website to view the participation guidelines, which state, the submission process and how to apply noting that that those who won in the 10th edition of the award in 2019 will not be able to participate with the same projects but can apply with other projects and products.
The committee is inviting the public and private sectors to enter unique projects which deployed modern technologies in offering online services and products; developed innovative systems; and further enhanced the quality of life of citizens and residents by streamlining transactions. The committee said that numerous innovative projects were created during 2020, contributing to the Kingdom’s successes in the adoption of modern technology and its digital transformation in various fields.
Registration is also open to citizens, universities, societies , NGO’s and educational organizations that have produced innovative projects which support digital transformation and the Government Action Plan.
This year’s categories are Best eGovernment Website, Best Government-to-Government (G2G) Service, Best Practice in Community eParticipation, Best eGovernment Integrated Services for Individuals or Businesses, Best Application for Smart Devices (Government), Best Application for Smart Devices (Private Sector), Best eService (Private Sector), and Best eConcept (Citizens).
Those looking to participate or who have inquiries, can email their requests to firstname.lastname@example.org or call the Government Services Contact Center on 80008001. For the award’s latest developments, follow official social media channels on @iGABahrain.