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Elets Smart City Summit Award 2016 – for Best Smart City Initiative recognizes the most ambitious Smart City strategies and advanced projects around the world fostering the development of the Smart City concept.

Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) was the winner for this year’s elets Smart City Summit Award 2016

Newgen Software’s ECM implementation at Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai has helped the client win ‘elets Smart City Summit Award 2016′ for the Best Smart City Initiative Project. The awards are judged on several parameters such as innovation, scalability, ability to overcome challenges, and impact potential. The award was given to “Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai” for successfully transforming its Enterprise content management with Newgen’s ECM suite.

Newgen’s ECM solution enabled Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai to manage its Enterprise-wide content. With this implementation MCGM was able to digitize over half a million documents consisting of Building Proposal Documents and Development Proposal Documents.

Some of the project highlights include Centralized Digital Repository for all the documents, Unicode support for regional languages particularly Marathi, Digitized documents with verification capabilities through Digital Signature, Automatic Quality Enhancement etc. With the implementation of Newgen’s solution MCGM was able to attain benefits such as increased employee productivity by 60%, reduced turn-around-time by 90%, retrieval time of documents reduced to 6 seconds etc.

elets Smart City Summit Award Ceremony was held at Hotel Le Meridien, New Delhi on 29 July 2016. The award was received by Mr. Nemchand Jain – AVP, Newgen Software and Mr. Amit Kumar – Manager, Newgen Software from honorable Shri Vishnu Deo Sai – Minister of State, Ministry of Steel (Govt. of India).