Technology Khabar ९ पुष २०७७, बिहीबार
The grand finale of the fifth edition of the ICT Awards, a prestigious award in the field of information technology, is being held on Saturday at the Hotel Soaltee Crown Plaza. The grand finale of the Huawei ICT Awards 2020 organized by Living with ICT will be telecasted live on Himalaya Television, Dish Home’s channel, online, Hamro patro app, Facebook and YouTube.
In the finale to be held at Soaltee Crown Plaza, the program will be held between the contestants of the award and limited number of guests by adopting all the guidelines of health care. Although this year’s ICT Awards may have been delayed due to the Corona epidemic, we are confident that the award show will be more sophisticated.
The organizing, jury and advisory committee have worked tirelessly to make the event a success. Three times more nominations have been received for the award than last year and 4 months have been spent for the selection process. More than 25 jury meetings have been held. Most of the jury selection process and meetings are done virtually using the maximum of the inventions of information technology. We think that the use of technology in various ways to make the award selection process so fair, transparent and credible is such a great exemplary for Nepal.
Although there are 11 different categories in the Huawei ICT Award 2020, the Jury Mention ICT Award 2020 will also be given by adding one more category. More than 350 online nominations were received this year, including nominations from jury advisors. Huawei ICT Awards 2020 has 14 jury members and equal number of special jury advisors.
More than 30 national and international organizations have been working together to make the award a success. On behalf of the Government of Nepal, the Ministry, Department, Telecommunication Authority, Nast and others have collaborated in this award. Nepal Telecom and Genesse have collaborated in this association. Having a special collaboration with world-renowned tech company Huawei will help expand the award internationally. The participation of Sophie Elcorn of Silicon Valley USA in the jury advisor of the award will help Nepali startups that want to expand their company internationally.
In the Huawei ICT Awards 2020, Fone Pay is powered by and has received special support from the Nepal Telecommunication Authority. In this, Ncell, Rastriya Banijya Bank, e-Sewa, NAST, National Information Technology Center, Presidential Business School, Neema Academy, Eminence Ways, Dish Home, TDO Nepal and other organizations have collaborated. The Technology Journalist Forum is also an acclaimed partner of the program.
Among the categories at the Huawei ICT Awards 2020, Startup ICT Awards, Product ICT Awards, Rising Student ICT Awards and Ncell Innovation ICT Awards, the top five categories have been announced. The top three in the Digital Education and Digital Governance ICT Awards have been announced. Similarly, the winners of Pioneer ICT Award, Entrepreneur ICT Award, Nepali Diaspora ICT Award, Women Icon ICT Award and Media Person ICT Award 2020 will be announced in the final program.
What do award winners get?
The winners of the ICT Awards 2020 will receive special honors, shields and more.
This year, the winners of Startup ICT Award, Product ICT Award, Rising Student ICT Award and Innovation Driven Crisis Response ICT Award 2020 will have the opportunity to be included in the concessional loan facility up to Rs 5 million under the Startup Fund of the Government of Nepal. Banking partner Rastriya Banijya Bank will provide unrestricted concessional loan facility up to Rs. 1 million. The winner of the Innovation Driven Crisis Response ICT Award will receive a special prize money (300,000) through Ncell.
Nepal Telecom, which is in the association, will provide high speed fiber to home service to all the winners for one year. Genius Solutions will provide the winners with the Amazon cloud service. e-Sewa will help the best in their business integration and promotion free of cost. Cyber security partner Eminence Ways will provide the necessary support packages for cyber security. In addition, the winner will receive other services and facilities.
About title sponsor, Huawei Nepal
Huawei Nepal has been serving the Nepal ICT industry for the last 21 years. Huawei has been providing advanced technology like 2G/3G/4G and solutions in Nepal since 1999. Huawei’s contribution has been important in laying the foundation of ‘Digital Nepal’ by enhancing the quality of telecommunication services. More than 28 million people in Nepal are benefitted from Huawei’s solution. Through local contributions, Huawei has directly and indirectly created 10,000 plus job opportunities in Nepal over the past 21 years. In the future, Huawei will continue to build the ‘Digital Nepal’, emphasizing the use of new technologies such as 5G, Cloud and AI.
प्रकाशित: ९ पुष २०७७, बिहीबार