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The purpose of these awards is to recognise and reward superior IT and Digital accomplishments across a varied spectrum.

It rewards both - the IT Service companies as well as the End-User companies – for technological solutions, applications and improvements that have transformed businesses.

The applicants can apply in any of the following two groups

Group 1 : IT Companies

IT service companies who are in the business of providing :

  • IT Services
  • IT Products
  • BPM

Group 2 : End User Companies

Companies across different sectors can apply for projects undertaken by them to bring out major digital transformation in the organisation and changing the way business works

Rules for 2018 Awards

  • Award will be given on the basis of best implementation of a project or practice using digital / IT tools and processes
  • Wherever applicable, the awards will be given in two sub-categories : large scale and small scale companies. The cut-off limit for this is Rs 500 cr net revenue in the last reported fiscal (Mar-2018 or calendar 2017)
  • Project should have been completed in last 2.5 years, it should be after 1st Jan 2016
  • Extended application date: January 05, 2019
  • To be uploaded on or sent to
  • Jury decision will be final and binding
  • In case of doubt please reach out to :
    Ms Selby Nambisan, Director – IT & Events, at +91 22 71226659 or email at

Timelines for the 2018 Awards Edition

  • Applications Opens 20 September 2018
  • Application Closing 05 January 2019
  • Jury Scrutiny begins January 2019
  • Jury Scrutiny ends February 2019
  • Award Distribution March 2019

Award Categories in Group 1 : IT Companies

  • Best Project in three areas of IT Product, IT Service and IT BPM
  • SmartTech Award for the best use of Emerging Technologies
  • Most promising start up IT company in Enabling Digital Transformation
  • Best Project implemented within Captive Units of Overseas MNCs or by Indian arms of Overseas IT companies

Award Categories in Group 2 - End User Companies

  • Agri Sector
  • BFSI Sector
  • Manufacturing and Engineering
  • Healthcare
  • Utilities & Energy : Telecom, Gas, Infrastructure, Electricity, Transportation, Logistics, etc.
  • Education and Training
  • Retail / Ecommerce
  • Pharma / Chemical Process Industry
  • Government Department for major digital transformation and services – further split as :
    • Rural
    • Urban & Smart Cities

Application Process

There are two parts to the application :

Part – A :

Consists of the details of the applicant company, the contact points, and declaration regarding the project done

Part – B :

Consists of the detailed questionnaire to be filled based on the category of award applied for