eGovernance

By GovernanceToday
In eGovernance
Apr 7th, 2015
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“The problem with following the herd is stepping in the crap it leaves behind” The GDP or the Gross Domestic Product has been all in news with its new methodology (GDP calculation at market price and reckoned on a new base year)—resulting in substantial jump in growth figures but in the process, creating a roadway to debate its authenticity. The Economic Survey (2014-1...
By GovernanceToday
In eGovernance
Apr 7th, 2015
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Corporate governance is still a relatively lesser known area in Indian business arena. Could you throw some light on its origins and growth? CG is a huge subject; it has various angles to it, such as regulatory, codes, reform, ethics, CSR etc. Let me give you a broad picture so you can see the issue in totality. Till about two decades back, this subject was relatively ...
By Anand Mishra
In Cover Story
Apr 1st, 2015
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In her recent visit to India, IMF Chief Christine Lagarde said that because of the recent policy reforms and improved business confidence in the country,  the USD 2 trillion Indian economy could overtake the combined GDP of Japan and Germany in the next four years. Earlier, in a report, the agency had forecast a growth rate of 7.5 per cent for fiscal 2015-16. There is ...
By Anand Mishra
In eGovernance
Apr 1st, 2015
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How do you assess the current status of the Indian economy? Also, how did you find the budget? The present government inherited a very difficult legacy. When it assumed office, the economy was in doldrums. There were more thorns than roses. The domestic investment and savings were both down, which is a complex situation. The demand had gone down despite all freebies do...
By GovernanceToday
In eGovernance
Jan 13th, 2015
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India’s poor position in all the meaningful world rankings clearly indicate a need to take some serious measures to improve the governance scenario in India. With advancements in ICT (Information and Communication Technology), the concept of e-governance has assumed great significance and it has been shown to improve the overall governance. As such, the central and sta...
By GovernanceToday
In eGovernance
Jan 13th, 2015
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As Digital India, the dream project of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, is gaining momentum it seems that usage of electronic medium in the government sector would increase. This increase also gives a hope that e-tendering process would also gain pace. E-tendering is a process of carrying out entire tendering cycle online, including submission of price bid to harness effi...
By Ramesh Raja
In eGovernance
Jan 13th, 2015
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In the course of executing e-governance projects one of the key challenges that is noticed is the scarcity of personnel with fitting skills within the government. Furthermore, there is dearth of institutional framework to handle these projects. It is often experienced that the central and state governments are trusting heavily on outside consultants to handle this capa...
By Anand Mishra
In eGovernance
Jan 13th, 2015
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Recently, the Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) announced that it was entering in a partnership with Microsoft India to transform Surat into a smart city. SMC said it had selected Microsoft as its preferred partner for process automation and citizen services. Surat has been an early adopter of technology in delivering services to its citizens. It hopes to keep its reco...
By Ramesh Raja
In eGovernance
Jan 13th, 2015
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E-governance, as we know, is a process of reform in the way governments or companies work, share information, engage  citizens and deliver services to external and internal clients for the benefit of both government and the clients that they serve. The cloud computing – which essentially is a network of remote servers that enables one to store, manage and process data ...
By GovernanceToday
In Aadhar
Jan 13th, 2015
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Imagine a country where when the child is born and the first thing he/she is issued is an Aadhar number. The information which can be used everywhere, by the government, corporates, hospitals, schools, colleges. It could be especially useful for the government which spends in crores to keep track of population, with no proof of validation. Let’s say after finishing col...