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What is the name of the annual award given by the central Government to States to incentivize the implementation of e-panchayat initiatives ?
1. E-Gram
2. E-Puraskar
3. E-Palan
4. E-Shiromani

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Correct Answer - Option 2 : E-Puraskar
  • The correct answer is E-Puraskar.

  • Every year the Union Ministry of Panchayati Raj presents E-Puraskar to those states which ensure maximum use of information technology to keep to tab on the work done by Gram Panchayats.
  • Uttar Pradesh has won the  E-Panchayat Puraskar 2021 in category I for flawless and efficient implementation of the e-application developed by the Centre and a few more apps developed by the state governments.
  • UP is followed by Assam and Chattisgarh at second place and Odisha and Tamil Nadu at third place.
  • Himachal Pradesh has won the first prize under the E-Panchayat Puraskar 2020.


  • Ministry of Panchayati Raj: Narendra Singh Tomar
  • National Panchayati Raj Day was celebrated on 24th April annually.

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