President Ram Nath Kovind will virtually present the Digital India Awards 2020 on December 30, 2020. This year, the entire process of applying for the award to the prize distribution is online due to COVID-19. In the 2020 Digital India Awards, Bihar has won the award in the “Pandemic Category”.
Digital India Awards are being given every two years since the year 2009. The awards were instituted under the National Portal of India to recognize innovative digital solutions. The award is given in various categories.
It is a campaign that was launched by the Prime Minister in the year 2015 with an aim to avail government services to the people electronically and making the country digitally empowered. It also includes providing a high-speed network in rural areas and increasing digital literacy in the country.