Digital India Awards 2016 – Health Ministry wins gold in the Web Ratna Category
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare won gold in the Web Ratna category in the recently concluded Digital India awards, 2016, conferred by the Ministry of Electronics & IT to promote more innovative e-governance initiatives by the government entities.
The website of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare conforms to the UUU trilogy. It is totally bilingual as per the directions of Parliamentary Committee of official languages and is accessible to all. Special features have also been incorporated in the website for visually challenged users.A well placed Content Management System (CMS) keeps the website regularly updated. The website and CMS are both security audited. It has been awarded for comprehensive web presence in Web Ratna awards in 2014 and appreciated by SUGAM Web e-Newsletter as usable, user-centric and universally accessible. It is compliant with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG-2.0). Social Media has also been integrated with the website.