Gunakeshari Pradhan win the Woman Icon ICT Award 2021

Dec Sun 2021 01:44:14

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Gunakeshari Pradhan win the Woman Icon ICT Award 2021

Gunakeshari Pradhan has been awarded with Woman Icon ICT Award 2021(Nepal's first female computer engineer and former Director of Nepal Telecom). She has contributed to the ICT industry of Nepal for over 35 years in different roles. She has also established ‘Women in IT’ to encourage involvement of more girls in ICT sector. 

In the award organized by Living with ICT, the best in 12 different categories was given ICT Award 2021. The selection process for the sixth edition of the ICT Awards has been going on for the past five months. This year's awards received more than 400 online nominations in 11 different categories.

Manohar Kumar Bhattarai, an ICT expert, has been honored with the Pioneer ICT Award 2021 under the FWAN Soft ICT Award. Dipesh Pradhan, founder of Yomiuri Company, received the Entrepreneur ICT Award. The Nepali Diaspora ICT Award was given to Prashant Dhungel, co-founder of Growidata.

The ICT Award also includes awards in the fields of education and governance. The Digital Governance ICT Award has been received by the Department of Land Management and Records this year. The department has received awards in the competition of more than 30 different government organizations. Similarly, Digital Services ICT Award was received by Nepal Clearing House (NCHL). The Digital Education ICT Award has been received by Public and Private Sector Kalika Anthropology Butwal and Ratovangala School Patan respectively.

ICT Award 2021 winners

1. Huawei Startup ICT Award - Farming Venture

2. Product ICT Award - Mikha

3. Rising Star ICT Award - Mashur

4. Nepal Bank Pioneer ICT Award - Manohar Kumar Bhattarai

5. Ncell Woman Icon ICT Award - Gun Keshari Pradhan

6. Entrepreneur ICT Award - Dipesh Pradhan, Yomri

7. Nepali Diaspora ICT Award - Prashant Dhungel, Grovidata

8. Digital Services ICT Award - Nepal Cleary House Limited

9th Digital Services ICT Award (Public Sector) - Department of Land Management and Records

10. Digital Education ICT Award (Private Sector) - Rato Bangla School

11. Digital Education ICT Award (Public Sector) - Kalika Secondary School

12. Public Choice ICT Award - Bugby

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