Mr. P.V. Unnikrishnan (Executive Mission Director, Information Kerala Mission) was selected as one of the national e-governance champion in the nation- wide contest conducted by Data Quest magazine, for the Government of India. Data Quest was entrusted with the task as part of the Union Government’s move to formulate “Digital Vision 2020”. Mr. P.V.Unnikrishnan has got the honor for his contributions to computerising the local bodies of Kerala.
Kerala has selected as the lead player in e-governance among the southern states. Computerisation of local bodies, Friends e-pay centres and Treasury computerisation were the land marks identified in the contest.