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The National ICT Confederation of the Philippines (NICP), in partnership with the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) and the Cyber City Teleservices Philippines Inc. (CCTP) launched in synergy the eGov Awards for LGUs in 2012. The first awarding ceremony was named the Jesse Robredo Awards for Excellence in ICT for Good Governance in honor of the late Secretary Jesse Robredo of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) who helped initiate the first eGOV Awards for LGUs in 2012 and for his exemplary work as a local public servant in integrating ICT as part of good governance strategies.

The eGov Awards is the first and most prestigious recognition to be given by the ICT sector to LGUs with exemplary performance in empowering its Public Customers and Business. It is an annual search for best practices in local government units in utilizing information and communications technology (ICT) to effectively and efficiently deliver its public services directly to its constituents and to its business stakeholders.

It was developed as a strategic approach to stimulate the country’s e-governance, particularly in LGU level to enable LGUs to become catalysts of change and index models of development anchored in the Philippine Digital Strategy (PDS), the Philippine ICT Roadmap 2011-2016.

The objectives of the eGov Awards are the following:

1. To encourage the effective and efficient utilization of information and communications technology (ICT) in the delivery of services and performance of the duties and responsibilities by local government units (LGUs).

2. To commend, collate and document best practices of LGUs in integrating ICT in their processes to serve as example and benchmarks to other LGU’s.

3. To improve the business ecosystem of the LGUs and motivate the private and business sector to actively participate and/or invest in the growth of the LGU’s .

4. To promote transparency in governance.

The awards aim to recognize two (2) major responsibilities of government:

1. The Best in eGov Customer Empowerment (G2C) Award - This category recognizes the measurable effect of an LGU’s outstanding practices in applying ICT solutions in the education and engagement of the public in the use of electronic facilities/channels towards providing improved, timely and relevant delivery of public services.

2. The Best in eGov Business Empowerment (G2B) Award - This category awards the significant effect of an LGUs laudable practices in integrating ICT solutions and the commitment of its administration in the bureau’s responsiveness to the needs of business enterprises, thereby creating business opportunities.

The eGOV Awards is open to all local government units such as a city, municipality or province, or a cluster of municipalities or component within a province. Only one (1) project can be nominated for each of the two categories to represent the agencies described above. Hence, there can be two (2) projects for both Awards Category.

Six (6) LGUs, three each for two categories with 1st, 2nd, and 3rd , shall be awarded during the National ICT Summit on October 24, 2015 at the Oriental Legazpi, Legazpi City, Albay.
Please further be informed that the nomination is extended until AUGUST 31, 2015. Join Now!

For requirements, steps on how to register, criteria for judging and other information regarding eGov Awards, please click this photo album.

ULAP enjoins all LGUs to actively join this event.

To know more about NICP and this event, you may also contact the NICP Secretariat at:
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0906-260.NICP (6427)