ICIMOD Staff Members Helps Judge Information and Communication Technology Award

Sushil Pandey, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Specialist from ICIMOD, served as a jury member for the Manthan Award, which recognizes preeminent ICT initiatives and the creativity of emerging development initiatives in South Asia and the Asia Pacific. Nominations were judged on a range of criteria, including the initiative’s ability to bridge the digital divide, the impact on end users, and the sustainability and scalability of the project, all of which are valuable standards that can be applied in the development of ICIMOD’s ICT for Development (ICT4D) initiative, planned for the coming year. 

The award was organized by the Digital Empowerment Foundation in collaboration with the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology of India.