Gold Awards: Tata Consultancy Services; TCS started an adult literacy programme around 2000, using an in-house developed software. The programme can make the people literate in just about 35-40 hours training without any instructor.
Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC); After the implementation of AWATAR (Any Where Any Time Advanced Reservation), a web enabled ticketing application, the KSRTC transformed into a profit making Rs 1000-crore turnover company. Water Supply and Sanitation Department, Government of Maharashtra; The department started a cleanliness competition at the taluka, tehsil and district levels with the winners getting lots of prizes and publicity. This resulted 7,000 villages in Maharashtra free from open defecation.
Multi-Commodity Exchange of India; The contribution of MCX on the Indian commodities market has been innovative application of technology through IT, speed of implementation, and domain knowledge in the commodity segment.
Keggfarms; Set up a new distribution model that raised chickens in independent nurseries, and developed Kurolier, a coloured bird, which provides more meat and eggs, as a substitute for chicken in regular diet. Midas Communications; Its wireless product corDECT and DSL flagship DIAS, today connect over three million members of the rural community.
Tata Motors; A true achievement of the company in recent time was to produce Tata Ace. With a capacity of around 0.75 tonne, this pick-up truck has achieved last mile connectivity and more than a lakh of these vehicles transverse roads of rural India today. Genpact was awarded for Education@Work programme and LV Prasad Eye Institute for its highly-effective eyecare model.