Telangana Digital Media Wing Director Dileep Konatham bags ‘Social Media Person of the Year’ award

The Digital Media Wing of IT, E&C Department has won the prestigious Public Relations Council of India’s (PRCI) Excellence Awards 2023 in five categories. The Awards were presented at the ongoing 17th Global Communication Conclave and 13th Excellence Awards on 21st and 22nd of September, 2023 in New Delhi.

Dileep Konatham, the Director, Digital Media, received the ‘Social Media Person of the Year’ award from Sri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, former Union Minister. This award is presented to individuals who have made significant contributions on social media, both nationally and internationally.

Besides this award, the Digital Media Wing has also won four PRCI Excellence Awards for the year 2023 under the categories of

1 ) Best Use of Social Media Award

2) Best Annual Report Award (for Telangana IT, E&C Department Annual Report 2022-23)

3) Public Service Ads Award (for ‘Let’s keep our Tankbund clean and beautiful’ video)

4) Best Government Communication Films (for ‘Witness the grandeur of Kaleshwaram, the water revolution in Telangana’ video)

Assistant Director, Digital Media, Mudumbai Madhav, Consultant, Digital Media, Narender Gunreddy received the Awards representing the Telangana Digital Media Wing.

The Director, Digital Media Dileep Konatham thanked Hon’ble CM Sri KCR and Hon’ble Minister Sri KTR for the opportunity and constant guidance. He also thanked Sri Jayesh Ranjan, Principal Secretary, ITE&C Department for the support.

About Digital Media Wing

The Digital Media Wing of IT, E&C Department was established in June, 2014 and is
responsible for connecting and engaging with citizens for disseminating information and services of the Telangana Government.

Creation, Management of Social Media accounts, Design, Development and Maintenance of Websites/ Portals, Implementation of Open Government Data, Localisation of Content, Factchecking, Telangana Digital Repository Initiatives are the core functions of the Digital Media Wing. It also conducts Trainings/ Capacity Building sessions for the Government functionaries and ecosystem influencers with the assistance of industry leaders and technology intermediaries.