The public administration category has 23 finalists from 15 countries, that range in scope from Mexico's Digital Government Strategy and the U.S. Government's FirstGov.gov Web portal, to Computers on Wheels, a project from India that delivers wireless Internet connectivity by motorcycle to 21 remote villages, and Dialog With the Grassroots, a combination of radio and Internet connectivity between isolated communities in the Himalayas.
Guess which country had the maximum projects in the pipeline....Not the US....It was INDIA.
The following is a list of the Indian projects. ( For a full list of finalists - Click here)
Knowledge Networking for Rural Development in Asia/Pacific Region (ENRAP), Phase II
Rajeev Internet Village - e-Commerce model for poor people
AIDS-Awareness: Patent Wars on AIDS Drugs
Lokvani(Voice of People)-An E-ffort to Empower citizen through E-Governance.
HimBhoomi(Land Records Computerisation)
Computers on Wheels (COW)
Information Kerala Mission (IKM) for strengthening decentralisation and local democracy in Kerala.