eINDIA 2013 Award bestowed on NIST


eINDIA 2013 Award bestowed on NIST

       The Berhampur based National Institute of Science & Technology (NIST) has been honoured with the prestigious eINDIA 2013 Award at an event held in Hyderabad on July, 23. The Award was received on behalf of the Institute by Prof Geetika Mudali, Placement Director of NIST. The Institute won under the category of "Best Teaching Learning Institute" for their flagship product 'Online Information Systems (OIS)' implemented across the NIST campus. OIS provides "Innovative & Complete Educational Services for Students, Teachers, Parents and Management." The NIST web-based product is based on low-cost open source solutions and is currently in use in a number of campuses across India. Earlier NIST was also the recepient of the eODISHA-2013 Award given by OCAC and Department of Information Technology, Govt of Orissa.


       The eINDIA Awards are given to innovative endeavors made in integrating technology in societal concerns. The Awards have been instituted with the primary aim of felicitating and acknowledging unique and innovative initiatives in the use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT). The eINDIA Awards have been instrumental in promoting the most innovative initiatives and to spread awareness about the role of ICTs in addressing social concerns.