Web sites providing e-commerce facilities to make online transactions/ payments (These websites should enable SSL certificates).
Corporations, ministries, authorities and other bodies which come under parliamentary supervision (Budgets and final accounts are reported to the parliament).
Best Non-profit Website
Organizations that provide information or services to the general public without a commercial objective.
Best Personal Website
Websites focused on an individual such as politicians, artistes, authors, professionals, etc.
Best SME Website
Commercial organisations (Ltd cos, partnerships or sole proprietorships) with annual turnover less than Rs. 100M
Best Corporate Website
Large organizations / companies / corporations with annual turnover of at least Rs.100M.
Best Advertising & Marketing Website
Web sites that advertise products and services either for third parties or its own products without e-commerce features. Sales, classified advertising and deal coupons information. Web designing and digital marketing companies included.
Best Media, Sports & Entertainment Website
Websites of TV, Radio, newspapers, news sites, sports, games, reality shows, events, parties, music, video, etc.
Best Travel & Tourism
Websites providing services for tourists and local travelers, hotels, tour companies, booking services, travel agents, etc.
Best Health & Wellness Website
Hospitals (Human & Animals), wellness and fitness products and services, spas, medical equipment, pharmacies etc.
should have any needed licences.
Best Banking & Finance Website
Banks & Financial Institutes (Government or Private)
The most outstanding websites against each category will be selected based on the selection criteria.
Overall winners will be chosen from the winners of all 12 categories.
Special Awards – 1
Websites that apply for above special category should demonstrate excellence in delivering services that impact the Publics’ lives and rebuilt trust in Government.
Specially available for government websites, other websites may also participate.
Special Awards – 2
Most Popular Website
All shortlisted sites are eligible for this special award, provided that minimum criteria are satisfied.
Special Awards – 3
Best Web Developer
Selected based on the awards won by sites created by that developer