Panchayat Raj & Rural Development Minister Nara Lokesh has received the KIGA today in New Delhi. (“Dr.Kalam Innovation in Governance Award received by Nara Lokesh”)
Nara Lokesh Minister of Panchayat Raj & Rural Development has received the Dr.Kalam Innovation in Governance Award 2018 for Panchayat Raj & Rural Development. He expressed his gratitude by saying that this is a testimony and a token of encouragement to work harder for development of the state.
Marking the 85th birth anniversary of Dr, A.P.J.Abdul Kalam, and the Kalam Centre on 15th October 2016 has introduced India’s first of its kind award on innovation in governance space, under the banner of Dr.Kalam Innovation in Governance Awards or KIGA.
This award was a step in the direction of exploring how can be the cutting-edge technology, 21st century management and out-of-box thinking, transform the role and impact of governance in India and across the world.
IT Minister tweeted that ‘’Honoured to have received the Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Innovation in Governance Award 2018 for Panchayat Raj & Rural Development in New Delhi today. This is a testimony and a token of encouragement to work harder for development of the state.’’
Later on the day he met Union Panchayat Raj Minister Sri nstomar ji in New Delhi and presented him a coffee table book, listing the best practices in implementing NREGS in Andhra Pradesh.