e-Inclusion, Finalists 2012

Project Title : Online Voting System
Category : e-Inclusion
Producer : State Election Commission, Gujarat


The key objectives of the system are to ensure the completeness and adherence to thevoting protocol as applicable to internet based voting system, to ensure the availabilityand reliability of the voting system along with securing authenticity of the voter and ofthe vote caste combined with the digital non traceability of the casted votes by citizento support the concept of the secret ballot and maintain their integrity.The system furtherensures the non-duplication of the ballots and votes. The Online Voting System is accessible using the E-Voting Portal website. The citizen or user visits the E-Voting websiteand can access OVS over the secured protocol. OVS is basically classified in three majormodules and integrated for the seamless exchange of information across the system.Thevoting module functions along the lines of first voter authentication, second SMS password authentication, third by casting of the vote with confirmation, fourth by voting receipt generation and finally followed by the mixing and counting of Votes while theprocess is finally completed with the result Declaration.

 Project Title : WeOW
Category : e-Inclusion
Producer : Google


Google’s Women Entrepreneurs on the Web (WeOW) is an initiative started in 2012 aimed at helping women-owned businesses to grow their online presence.As part of the program, women entrepreneurs learn to build their online presence, collaborate effectively, connect with their customers, promote their organization, and track and optimizetheir online efforts to scale up their business and capitalize on the internet platform.TheWeOW program was launched in India and now has slowly grown across the regionwith footprints in Singapore and Russia, with a vision to expand across the Asia Pacific.The program teaches participants on how to use web-based technologies to improveand grow their businesses.WeOW is divided into five different units or “circles” designed for entrepreneurs with varied degrees of online presence and expertise. The program aims at first building an online presence,for example creating a website, aYouTube channel, and a business page on a social network like Google+, second to collaborating effectively, including, connecting with customers and finally promote the organizationthrough online product demos, creating viral videos on YouTube or advertising.

Project Title : Standardisation of District Portal with Web CMS
Category : e-Inclusion
Producer : National Informatics Centre


The standardized district portal framework was put in place across the country in 2011 with the key objective of delivering citizen centric government services and to disseminate information at the district and sub-district level. The district as the middle leveladministrative unit plays a crucial role as it administers various plans, schemes, policiesof the government and provides various services to the citizens. Earlier most of the districts were having websites, which were not in uniform structure to address the realcitizen centric requirements while the standardized district portal framework acts as a single window platform for all categories of information satisfying G2C, G2B, G2E andG2G services.The standardization of the district portal initiative is based on the contentarchitecture of the National Portal of India (india.gov.in), a mission mode project of theGovernment of India, under the National e-Governance Plan (NeGP) which offers a single window Service with wide-ranging Content which is citizen oriented.

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