|CogX 2020 Award||MyGov Corona Helpdesk was awarded under the categories ‘Best Innovation for Covid-19 – Society’ and ‘People’s Choice Covid-19 Overall Winner’.|
|2020 Great Immigrants||Siddhartha Mukherjee and Raj Chetty|
|India’s most valuable Test player in 21st century by Wisden||Ravindra Jadeja|
|India’s 66th chess Grandmaster||G Akash (Tamilnadu)|
|the first two countries from the South East Asia Region of WHO to have successfully eliminated both the Measles and Rubella Virus.||Sri Lanka and the Maldives|
|United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) environment award||Indian battalion (INDBATT)|
|best Police Stations of the country||Nadaun Police Station (is situated at Hamirpur district, Himachal Pradesh.)|
|Paul Harris Fellow recognition||Tamilnadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami|
|Guinness Book of World Records||the Fourth Cycle of the All India Tiger Estimation 2018|
|Mohun Bagan Ratna||Hockey legend Gurbux Singh and former first-class cricketer Palash Nandi|
|Von Karman Award 2020||ISRO Chief, Kailasavadivoo Sivan|
|Elites Excellence Awards 2020||Chhattisgarh|
|Lifetime Achievement Award by city football club Mohun Bagan||Pranab Ganguly (Football) and Monoranjan Porel (Athletics) in addition to Ashok Kumar (Hockey)|
|Mohun Bagan Best Football Player of the season 2019-20 (Senior)||Joseba Beitia (Spain)|
|Mohun Bagan Best Youth Player||Sajal Bag (U18 team)|
|Infra Business Leader of the Year||Ved Parkash Dudeja, vice chairman, Rail Land Development Authority (RLDA)|
|CII-ITC sustainability award 2019||NTPC|
|Top Publicist’ honor in the Global Humanitarian Awards 2020||Sachin Awasthi|
|US-India Business Council(USIBC) Global Leadership Award 2020||N Chandrasekaran & Jim Taiclet|
|2020 Nelson Mandela Prize||Guinean doctor Morissana Kouyate and Marianna Vardinoyannis of Greece|
|Gulbenkian Prize for Humanity||Greta Thunberg|
|‘Legend of Animation’ award instituted by the Toonz Media Group (TMG)||Arnab Chaudhuri|
|Singapore President’s Award for Nurses||Kala Narayanasamy|
|Gustave Trouve Award for Excellence in Electric Boats and Boating||India’s first solar-powered ferry, Aditya|
|Premier Leagues Golden Boot football award||Leicester City striker, Jamie Vardy|
|7th bowler to take 500 wickets in Test cricket.||Stuart Broad|
|Football Writers’ Association Footballer of the Year||Jordan Henderson|
|SS Karamveer Chakra Award||Sunil ydv|
In accordance with the delta rankings for aspirational districts by government think-tank Niti (National Institution for Transforming India) Aayog, Bijapur district in Chhattisgarh has topped the list of aspirational districts in Overall Delta Ranking for the February-June 2020 period.
Bijapur has been followed by Ri-Bhoi (Meghalaya) and Bahraich (Uttar Pradesh) at 2nd and 3rd positions respectively.
The Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) has announced the winners of “MoES National Awards for excellence in Earth System Science“.
|1||Life Time Excellence Award||Professor Ashok Sahni|
|2||National Award for Atmospheric Science & technology||Dr. S. Suresh Babu|
|3||National award for Geoscience & technology||N. V. Chalapathi Rao|
|4||National Award for Ocean Technology||Dr. M. A. Atmanand|
|5||Anna Mani award for woman scientist||Dr. Lidita D. S. Khandeparker|
|6||Young Researcher Awards||Dr. Indra Sekhar Sen|
|7||National Award for Ocean Science & technology||Dr. V. V. S. S. Sarma|
On 30th July 2020, The SKOCH Awards were presented over a virtual platform at the 66th SKOCH Summit at New Delhi. The 66th SKCOH 2020 Competition on the title “India Responds to COVID Through Digital Governance” and the Ministry of Tribal Affairs(MoTA) participated in the “Digital India & E-Governance” 2020 competition.
SKOCH Gold Award was presented to MoTA for its project of Scholarship Division – “Empowerment of Tribals through IT enabled Scholarship Schemes”
eSamadhan -Chief minister’s office(CMO) public grievance system of the Government of West Bengal received the SKOCH Platinum award
Telangana Receives 2 Gold and One Silver SKOCH Awards:
i.Sand Sale Management & Monitoring System, the robust and transparent ICT solution of the Mineral Development Corporation Ltd of Telangana received the SKOCH Gold Award under the Digital India Category.
ii.The Government of Telangana won the SKOCH Gold Award for its Blockchain-based property registration project, the solution was piloted in partnership with CDAC Hyderabad to ensure tamper proof land records.
iii.Telangana won the SKOCH Silver award for T-Chits, a blockchain-based system to govern chit fund operations which won the gold medal under the emerging technologies at the 23rd National Awards for e-Governance in 2020, organised by DRAP and MeitY.
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