This award will be provided to a Tech-Startup incorporated and has demonstrated growth within the organization, created ICT product, services and/or a business model that can be successfully implemented in the long run and carries the prospect in the future market.
*Nepali ICT startup incorporated in or after F.Y.-2075/76. (Within the last four years).
Kheti Venture Pvt Ltd was awarded with the Startup ICT Award 2021.
This award will recognize a product that is innovative and can leave a positive impact in the lives of the community while also showing the prospect of being into business for the long run. Such products, however, shall be from the Tech sector and maybe software or hardware or combination of both.
*ICT Product developed and released between 14th April 2021 - 13th April 2022 (Baishakh 1, 2078 - Chaitra 30, 2078) by any Nepali company, organization, team or an individual.
Mikha was awarded with the Product ICT Award 2021.
This award aims to recognize the contribution and innovation made in the technology sector by Youths and Students. Any one who is a full time student or a youth below 30 years (born on or after 2049 B.S / 1992 A.D.) is eligible to apply for this award category and can submit their academic research / project or showcase his/her contributions and innovation towards the ICT sector of Nepal.
The nomination form should be filled by him/herself .
Rising Student ICT Award 2021 was awarded to Mushoor.
This award is introduced to recognize the innovation that was driven as a response towards the crisis caused by COVID-19 pandemic. Any product (hardware or software) that was primarily invented/developed to be pursued during the COVID-19 pandemic are eligible to apply for this category. Also, perspective/possibility of using such a product in possible future crises or pandemic will be an important criteria for judgement.
-Products and Innovations released/discovered from Jan 15, 2020 to nomination deadline are eligible to give nominations in this category.
This award will be honored to an individual who has made significant contribution towards the promotion and development of the ICT sector. This will unveil a personality who may have remained behind the scene but the contributions done by him/her are unprecedented and undisputed.
*Nepali Veteran ICT pioneer who has contributed to the development of the ICT sector of Nepal or helping it expand technology & services to foreign countries for the past 20 years or more. The nomination form can be filled by the pioneer herself or anyone else.
Mr. Manohar Kumar Bhattarai was awarded with the ICT Pioneer Award 2021.
This award will acknowledge a person from Nepali origin who has made a remarkable imprint in the international arena and has helped identify Nepal as an internationally competent and resource talent pool in the global arena of ICT. Person from Nepali origin residing and based in foreign countries achieving exemplary feats in the ICT sector.
Nepali Diaspora ICT Award 2021 was awarded to Mr. Prasanna Dhungel, GrowByData.
This award will applaud the charisma of the icon IT Entrepreneur who has energized a whole generation of entrepreneurs. It will recognize their achievement to move ahead and shape the ICT sector of Nepal and abroad.
* Nepali entrepreneurs with exemplary entrepreneurial success in the ICT sector for more than 7 years will be provided with this award. The nomination form can be filled by the Entrepreneur her/himself or nominated by anyone else.
Entrepreneur ICT Award 2021 was awarded to Mr. Deepesh Pradhan.
This award will be presented to a model icon woman leader of the ICT sector in Nepal. The award recognizes and celebrates females’ contribution in the tech-industry for their remarkable achievement.
*Woman ICON who has contributed in the ICT sector of Nepal for the past 10 years or more. The nomination form can be filled by the Woman ICON herself or anyone else.
The Woman Icon ICT Award 2021 was awarded to Mrs. Gunakeshari Pradhan Manandhar.
This award will recognize the influential media person who has made the notable contribution in promoting and disseminating ICT related news, information and knowledge among the public.
*Mainstream media person writing and contributing to the ICT issues for at least 3 Years. The nomination form can be filled by the Media Person herself or anyone else.
This award appreciates the achievements of private educational institutions ( School/Colleges) for their excellence in the implementation and use of ICT in digital education as an effective tool for teaching and learning activities.
Private educational institutions(School, Colleges) with exemplary success in the use of ICT in education are eligible to nominate themselves in this category. The nomination form can be filled by the representative of the nominee herself or anyone else.
*The nomination form can be filled by the representative of the nominee herself or anyone else.
Digital Education ICT Award 2021 (Private Sector) was awarded to Rato Bangala School, Patan.
This award appreciates the achievements of public educational institutions ( School/Colleges) for their excellence in implementation and use of ICT in digital education as an effective tool for teaching and learning activities.
Public educational institutions(School & Colleges) with exemplary success in the use of ICT in education are eligible to nominate themselves in this category.
*The nomination form can be filled by the representative from the institution or by any individual.
Digital Education ICT Award 2021 (Public Sector) was awarded to Kalika Manavgyan Secondary School, Butwal.
Private Institution/organization or their specialized ICT initiatives showcasing exemplary incorporation, implementation and execution of ICT tools to serve their constituency.
Corporate or any Private institutions, company or organization with exemplary success in the use of ICT in digital governance are eligible to nominate themselves in the Private Sector category.
Private sector companies whose core business is other than ICTs or are primarily dependent upon ICTs for its complete operations.
Nepal Clearing House (NCHL)was awarded with the Digital Services ICT Award 2021.
This award acknowledges the government organizations involved in promoting, using and enabling digital governance. Public or Government organizations with exemplary success in the use of ICT in digital governance are eligible to nominate themselves in the Public sector category.
Department of Land Management and Archive was awarded with the Digital Governance ICT Award 2021.
South Asia is an emerging market for tech and innovation. Startups from South Asia championing the world tech market entails to be acknowledged for their contribution.
South Asia Startup ICT Award 2022, a part of the ICT Award 2022, focuses on celebrating the spirit of entrepreneurship and providing a spotlight to those who dare to dream big and shape the future. It aims to bring together amazing ideas and best talents from different countries including Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka of the South Asian region to celebrate entrepreneurial spirit and startups.
South Asia Startup ICT Award 2022 will be one of the largest independent startup ecosystem competitions. This year, having a category for startups, our mission is to find, recognize and connect future-shapers from the South Asian region.