Mohammad Hamid Ansari, Vice-President presented Diamond State Awards to Himachal Chief Minister Prof. Prem Kumar Dhumal in a function held in Hotel Taj Palace New Delhi last night.
Himachal Pradesh has been adjudged as best State in the country in a national-wide independent survey conducted by IBN-7 Electronic Channel through Nielsen network and outlook magazine.
Himachal Pradesh has been given three awards for its best performance in Education, Poverty Alleviation and also Best State in overall performance.
Himachal Pradesh received National e-Governance Award for e- Gazette in 2009 besides National e-Governance Award for Himachal Pradesh Police Web Portal in 2009. The State got Web Ratna Awards for Citizens Centric Services, comprehensive web presence and NIC coordinator for the national portal respectively in 2010. These awards were given by Ministry of Communication, Government of India.