Gold Award to Madhya Pradesh for Excellent Work in e-Payment.
Gold Award has been bestowed on Madhya Pradesh for excellent work in e-payments. The award for the year 2012 was given away at a programme of Scotch Development Foundation by Union Minister Shri Salman Khurshid to Madhya Pradesh's Commissioner, Accounts Shri T. Dharmarao the other day. Madhya Pradesh was also given "State of the Year Award" for linking e-payment with other IT projects. The award is given every year to all the states/institutions for best practices in IT sector.
It is noteworthy that now about 87 percent payments are being made electronically in Madhya Pradesh. E-payment is being made to about five lakh employees, five lakh vendors and pensioners. Madhya Pradesh is the pioneer state in e-payment to vendors.