Kuala Lumpur, 07 October 2013 - The MSC Malaysia Asia Pacific ICT Alliance (APICTA), a jointly organised programme by the Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC) and the Association of the Computer and Multimedia Industry of Malaysia (PIKOM), announces Prestariang Systems Sdn Bhd as winner for the "Best of e-Inclusion & e-Community" category for 1Citizen.
The MSC Malaysia APICTA 2013 award ceremony, held in InterContinental Kuala Lumpur, sees a total of 35 participants consisting 17 individual category winners and 18 merit recipients honoured within their respective categories. Prestariang Systems Sdn Bhd (Prestariang) competed with five (5) other outstanding companies such as IT Paradise Solutions Sdn Bhd, ISITI-CoERI and EBSM in the category of "e-Inclusion & e-Community".
Prestariang is now eligible to compete in the same category at international level for APICTA 2013 at Cyberport, Hong Kong on 24 - 27 November 2013. The category, Inclusion & Community, may see strong companies from Indonesia, Hong Kong, Indonesia and Singapore which has won in past years. Prestariang hopes this year will be Malaysia's turn to win with 1CITIZEN.
Prestariang's 1CITIZEN is a special training programme that fosters national unity via appropriate use of technology. It promotes the concept of 1Malaysia digitally by instilling the positive values in using technology appropriately while fostering unity in a multi-ethic society, via IC CITIZEN Certification. Prestariang was awarded for the contract from Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) and Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) to train 80,000 students and 40,000 community broadband users over a period of 2 years. 1CITIZEN has a global commercial value. Some of the outstanding achievement when Prestariang localised IC CITIZEN model for UAE, Brunei. Prestariang has also created downstream programmes such as IC CITIZEN Lite for secondary schools and teenagers.
More details can be obtained at http://www.1citizen.com.my
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