Every year Esri honours the work of our users in the form of prestigious user recognition awards. These awards recognize user organizations who have applied geospatial technology innovatively to address the needs of their industries and communities, defining GIS best practices. Organizations that are honored span multiple domains from agriculture, forestry, cartography, climate change, defense and intelligence, economic development, education, government, health and human services, telecommunications, and utilities.
Making the Difference award recognizes organization that leverages GIS technology to develop systems for the benefit of our society and impacting citizen’s lives.
National Informatics Centre
National Informatics Centre has worked on implementation of DBT-GIS Web Portal for Department of Financial Services (DFS), Ministry of Finance, Government of India. This GIS based application (on both web and mobile) is helping in mapping of financial infrastructure across the country to facilitate the financial inclusion of rural masses so that the Direct Benefit Transfer can reach the unreached.
Mr. Vishnu Chandra, Deputy Director General & Additional Financial Advisor, National Informatics Centre and Team
SAG awards recognize users who have applied geospatial technology innovatively to address the needs of their industries and communities while defining GIS best practices.
Reliance Energy Limited
Reliance Energy Limited has implemented an Enterprise GIS solution spanning all their distribution utility processes which has helped in Effective asset management, field coordination and grievance redressal. It has also supported Effective Disaster Management, Risk management, Quick decision making and response.
Mr. Anand Kumar, AVP-IT, Reliance Energy Limited and Team
Department of Science and Technology, Government of Madhya Pradesh
Department of Science and Technology, Government of Madhya Pradesh has been awarded for creation of digital database of Police Station boundaries of Madhya Pradesh, which is helping significantly in resolving all the police jurisdiction related issues. This work also provides the foundation for Crime mapping activities, Resource planning, Deployment & Disaster Management.
Dr. Sandeep Goyal, Senior Principal Scientist & Head, MP Resource Atlas Division and Team
Jharkhand Space Application Center
Jharkhand Space Application Center received SAG award for multi-disciplinary WebGIS portal, which serves variety of applications for departments across the state of Jharkhand such as forest, election, health and schools thus enabling inter-departmental data sharing and collaboration.
Shri Sarvesh Singhal, Director, Jharkhand Space Applications Center