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  List of Award Citations for various DAGS Projects

ASEAN Review of Biodiversity and Environmental Conservation (ARBEC)
  1. The Natural History Museum, London (Formerly, the British Museum of Natural History) – Most Authoritative Lepidoptera publisher, South East Asia (2002)
  2. RICE University – Premier SEA Natural History Portal (ASEAN – 2001)
  3. Bioplan Division, United Nations Development Program (UNDP) – Best Bioplan Initiative, SEA (2000)
  4. METLA, Finland – Prefered SEA Biodiversity Site (2000)
  1. Mentioned in article by Bloomberg
  2. Global Knowledge Partnership (Best Practice for online business community)
  3. Stockholm Challenge Finalist
  1. Finalist in "InfoDev ICT Awards Competition" in 2000.
  2. Case study published in "Journal of Informing Science, Vol 3, No 4, 2000.
  3. Article published as a book Chapter in “Electronic Business and Education – Recent Advances in Internet Infrastructures, Chin, Patricelli and Milutinovic, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston/Dordrecht/London, 2002.
CyberCare: eCommunity for Children’s Homes
  1. Recognized as Best Practice in community care in the Global Knowledge II summit in March 2000.
  2. Highlighted by UNDP as one of the organizations around the world that has bridged the divide between information-rich and information-poor through the use of ICT during the commemoration of International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 2001.
  3. CyberCare was one of four (4) community projects selected from across the world to be the showcased of Microsoft community affairs and partnerships. We have the distinction of a personal visit from Bill Gates to meet up with the children of CyberCare. Microsoft Malaysia’s involvement and promotion of CyberCare programme was also heavily featured in their publication, which document Microsoft’s achievement in the last 25 years.
  4. CyberCare programme received the recognition of Excellence from 2 District Governors over their terms of service.
Smart Masyarakat (sm@sy)
  1. Best Practice by GKII year 2000
  2. Kampung IT Kuala Selangor Award year 2000 – 1st prize.
  3. Appointed by the state of Selangor as one of the IT Training Centre in Selangor

Virtual-Access has been awarded MSC status recently due to the excellent high-tech integrated online socio-educational services offered.

  1. 88 Noteworthy Malaysian Website 2003, theedgedaily.com
  2. Golden Web Award 2002-2003, The International Association of Web Masters and Designers
  3. Catcha Editor’s Picks, Catcha.com
  4. Finalist for the National Information Technology Award 2003
Networking Women
Selection as good practice to Gender Mainstreaming to and featured as good practice in Gender Mainstreaming in the publications; Heather, G.2001, Gender Mainstreaming; Good Practices From The Asia Pacific Region, pp.32-33; 1-896770-41-X.
  1. Won the Anugerah Perdana Teknologi Maklumat (2003)
  2. Special presentation on e-Bario at 2003 World Summit on Information Society (WSIS) by Strategy and Policy Unit of ITU (ITU-SPU)
  3. Industry Innovators Award for Systems Development & Applications by Society of Satellite Professionals International, on March 6th, 2002, Washington DC
  4. Bario, named as one of the Top Seven Intelligent Communities 2001 by World Teleport Association, Washington DC
  1. UN Malaysia Award 2001

Second runner-up of Anugerah Inovasi (Government category) for Bulan IT Selangor 2003.

Penang e-Doctor
  1. Merit Award in Telemedicine in the Asia-Pacific Information Technology Competition

1. Went awards

ICT LitPro

The project paper on this project entitled “ICT Literacy in the developing world-Malaysia” was accepted to be presented at a forum in Florida, USA.


• CATCHA.com Editor’s Choice 2002

Multipurpose Cybercafe e-Community Hub (MCCH)
Won the Merit Award for the Best of e-Commerce Applications in the Asia Pacific MSC IT&T Awards.
This project has won a Gold Medal in Ekspo Penyelidikan & Inovasi, UKM, June 2003.
T-Center For Teleworking And Telecomuting
  1. Dewan Bandaraya Kuala Lumpur (DBKL) has recognized the project as a viable community development project
  2. The Ministry of Women and Family Development has given its consent to start another such project for women in Bangsar Utama, Kuala Lumpur
  3. The Ministry of Housing and Local Government invited the project promoters for a presentation on the teleworking project at PPR Desa Tun Razak, Cheras

Processing & Approval Environment for Building Projects
The pilot project was officially launched by the Minister of Housing and Local Government, Datuk Seri Ong Ka Ting on the 13th December, 2002. This was carried out in recognition of its national significance in the implementation of an electronic submission and processing system for the local government and its agencies.
e-RHAM For Youth Project: Providing Sexual and Reproductive Health Knowledge and Responsible Living Skills to Adolescents
1. UNESCO’s Adolescence Education Newsletter, December 2003 release.
Smart Taxipreneur
  1. Approved as a Ministry of Entrepreneurial and Cooperative Development SME pilot project under the EPU-NITC Bridging the Digital Divide program at the Strategic Implementation Thrusts Council (STIC) meeting of 15th August 2002
  2. Smart Taxipreneur™ is endorsed by the Commercial Vehicle Licensing Board (CVLB) as a special brand of taxis

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