The Prime Minister’s Awards for Excellence in Public Administration Scheme has been revamped to recognise innovations at Central, State and District level by officers from all Services and State Service officers. Nominations can be submitted by Heads of Departments/ District Collectors/ Central and State Governments under the innovation category. In this category awards shall be given to Organizations of Central Government, State Governments and Districts for various innovations like innovations in environment conservation, water conservation, energy, education, health, women &child centric initiatives, sustainable farming (Organic/Natural farming etc.), promoting livelihoods, boosting economy, improving governance, etc. This is just an illustrative list and innovations in any field of administration are eligible for the Awards.
There will be 6 Awards in this category; two awards each for District, State and Central level initiatives respectively.