This award aims to a reward a Tech-Startup incorporated in last four year and has demonstrated exceptional institutional growth, scaled up product and services and diversified its business model and can showcase resilient and exemplary ICT Startup and its prospects in Nepal.
Nepali ICT startup incorporated in or after F.Y.-2076/077. (Within the last four years).
# Monal Tech Pvt. Ltd. was awarded with the Startup ICT Award 2022.
This award aims to recognize an innovative product that can showcase and lead a positive impact of ICT on business or in the lives of the community. Such products should be from the Tech sector and maybe a software or a hardware or a combination of both.
ICT Product released between 14th April 2022 - 16th July 2023 (2079 Baishakh 1 - 2080 Ashar 30) by any Nepali company or organization.
#Galli Maps was awarded with the Product ICT Award 2022.
This award aims to recognize the contribution and innovation made in information technology sector by Youths and Students. Any one who is a full time student OR an individual below 30 years (born on or after Shrawan 2050 B.S /July 1993 A.D.) is eligible to apply for this award category and can submit their academic research project or industry innovation to showcase his/her (their) contributions towards the ICT sector of Nepal. However, all the team members should comply the given criteria and the project should not be an R&D Project of any established company.
#Rising Star Innovation ICT Award 2022 was awarded to Karobar App.
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.
The Professional Excellence ICT Award aims to recognize and honor ICT professional's excellence in their respective domain of professional expertise. This prestigious award recognizes the exemplary contribution of Nepalese ICT professionals who have professionally excelled and have achieved outstanding results in their professional circle, technical community, organizational reputation or society at large. To be eligible, a candidate must have 5 plus years of ICT professional service background in/from Nepal and ideally, s/he should be the key focal person leading the cutting-edge professional innovation in/from Nepal.
Any ICT professional can submit nominations for this prestigious award.
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. Bijay Krishna Shrestha was awarded with the Pioneer ICT AWARD 2022.
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 2022 was awarded to Dr. Ved Kafle,Japan.
This award will applaud the charisma of the icon ICT 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 2022 was awarded to Mr. Mangesh Lal Shrestha.
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.
#Woman Icon ICT Award 2022 was awarded to Mrs Sheela Kansakar Karki.
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 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.
#Gyanodaya Madhyamik Vidyalaya, Bafal was awarded with the Digital Education ICT Award 2022 (Public Sector) .
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 (Private Sector) ICT Award 2022 Private Sector was awarded to Gyanodaya Bal Batika School.
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 Foreign Employment(DoFE) was awarded with Digital Governance ICT Award 2022.
Private Institution/organization or their specialized ICT initiatives showcasing exemplary incorporation, implementation and execution of ICT tools to serve their constituency.
This category is targeted for the companies who are non governmental organizations (like bank, insurance, health, agriculture, tourism, telecommunication service provider, Fintech etc), who have been making their services digital friendly for the general public or the service consumers by the use of information and communication technology.
#Fonepay Payment Service Limited was awarded with the Digital Services ICT Award 2022.
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.
The South Asia Startup ICT Award 2023 is an initiative that forms a part of the broader ICT Award 2023. It specifically aims to recognize and celebrate entrepreneurship in the South Asian region, bringing together innovative ideas and talented individuals from various countries including Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka.
#Tech 4 Billion (India) received South Asia Startup ICT Award 2022.
Criteria: ICT startup incorporated between January 2018 A.D and December 2022 A.D. With the country of incorporation in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan or Sri Lanka.