State receives gold for CATCH, adjudged promising Digital State

Gangtok, 02 Nov:

Additional Director, Department of Information Technology, attended a daylong seminar on “Gems of Digital North East” at Hotel Taj in Guwahati on 31 Oct. The programme was organised by SAP and Coeus Age, a consulting firm based in Gurgaon.

A survey was conducted wherein some initiatives of Government of Sikkim were found to be innovative and unique, worthy of being awarded. Among them were the CATCH programme, e-Panchayat, Sikkim Integrated Financial Management System [SIFMS] and Cyber Village.

Sikkim was awarded for its contributions on all the four initiatives of the State Government. The Additional Director personally received the regional award for the CATCH programme [Gold] and the national level “Promising Digital State of India Award”.