Gomati District Administration has won 6 SKOCH SMART GOVERNANCE AWARDS 2015 this year under different categories for 4 projects-‘ Effective Implementation Of MGNREGA Through Convergence–Resulting Into Sustainable Livelihoods’, ‘ Gomati District on the way to Open Defecation Free (ODF) Status under SBM’, ‘ Rural Housing Leading to Gender Empowerment in Gomati District’ and ‘ Unnatisheel Gomati-comprehensive approach to district development’ . Gomati district has been recognized for proper and effective implementation of various development schemes of the state government in year 2014-15. SKOCH Foundation, is an international Development and Policy Expert Group associated with governments for several years. Skoch Smart Governance Award is offered to top performing government organizations and organizations working with the government, operating at local, state and national level in the area of Health, Education, Rural Development/Panchayati Raj, Urban Development, Finance, and Security.
Being recognized for efficient implementation of programmes and services delivery under Tripura, Gomati district has been selected for the prestigious award for successful implementation of government schemes like-MGNREGA, Sanitation (SBM), IAY. Under the active guidance and directions of state rural development department, drinking water & sanitation department; a visible impact has been noticed in the district due to successful and effective implementation of these flagship programmes by state govt Tripura. Beside this, a vision document indicating the comprehensive approach to development of district namely - Unnatisheel Gomati has been developed by the present DM & Collector of the district Smt. Sonal Goel and her team. Unnatisheel Gomati is an Administrative Tool for all round progress and development of the district by promoting convergence between the available resources of all departments; improving coordination and monitoring mechanisms, promoting citizen-friendly administration and indicating perceptible improvements in health, education & social welfare sector . This vision document has been the guiding principle for implementation of various schemes for more than one year now. SKOCH Foundation has also recognized the importance and usefulness of this unique initiative of Gomati District administration by conferring it the top most honours.