Nov 29, Kathmandu- A government-owned citizen app has bagged the World Summit Award (WSA) 2022. Out of more than 350 participants selected from around the world, the Nagarik App has won the award for the 'Government and Citizen Engagement' category. The award was given based on the service, convenience, and effectiveness of the Citizen App.
Similarly, in the private sector, Cura Health has won the WSA 2022 award from Nepal in the 'Health and Wellbeing' category. This year, more than 350 participants from 79 countries were selected for the WSA Awards. From Nepal, Nagarik App, Cura Health, and Veda were shortlisted. Award winners will be able to present their services at the WSA Global Congress to be held in Mexico from March 1 to 3. The best performing participants will also get a chance to compete for the WSA 2023 Global Champion.
Nagarik App is a government app designed to provide Nepali government services through mobile applications. Similarly, Cura Health is a mobile app designed with the aim of digitalizing healthcare services.
Prabin Chauhan, a computer engineer at Nagarik App, says that winning this award has made him more responsible. "We are excited to be the winner of the WSA Award for an app designed with the goal of providing all government services through a single app", he said, "It has made us more responsible and encouraged us to expand other services in the future".
Likewise, Ayush Bhagat, founder, and CEO of Cura Health said that this award has helped the company to further expand its services and also encouraged to provide quality services.