Trivandrum: Technopark was conferred the second place in the Kerala State Planning Board’s awards for best performance in plan implementation in 2014 at a function held in the capital city.
The IT Park, located on the outskirts of Thiruvananthapuram, has secured the second rank under Category (II) for the timely monitoring and completion of its projects. Category (II) includes Departments and implementing agencies which have a budget allocation of Rs. 10 – 100 crores. The award consists of a cash prize of Rs. 3 lakh and citation.
This is the inaugural award instituted by the State Planning Board to recognize the most efficient agencies in fund utilisation. The parameters lay down for the award included Plan Governance, Physical achievement, Innovation, Centrally sponsored and other Schemes.
Minister for Finance, Law & Housing, Shri K M Mani presented the award to K G Girish Babu, CEO of Technopark, in the presence of Chief Minister, Shri Oommen Chandy.
Minister for Rural Development, Planning, NORKA & Culture, Shri K C Joseph; Minister for Industries & IT, Shri P K Kunhalikutty; State Planning Board Vice Chairman, K M Chandrasekhar and Principal Secretary – IT & Industries, P H Kurien were also present at the function.
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