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  • 26-Sep-2016

    Digital Government at the Contextualization stage supports specific efforts by countries, regions, cities, communities and other territorial and social units to develop themselves, e.g. to pursue specific public policy and sustainable development objectives. While the stage constitutes a major step beyond digitizing government (Digitization Stage), improving the internal operations of government (Transformation Stage) and improving the relationships between government and constituencies (Engagement Stage), it also builds on the earlier stages by putting their outcomes at the service of public policy and development.

  • 26-Sep-2016

    Digital Government at the Engagement stage aims at transforming the relationships between government and citizens, businesses and other non-government actors using digital technologies. The transformation aims at increasing access, convenience and effectiveness of public service delivery systems, engaging citizens in political and civil affairs, developing knowledge-based society and economy, and pursuing other high-value public policy goals.

  • 26-Sep-2016

    Digital Government at the Transformation stage aims at improving internal processes, structures and working practices of government organizations through digital technology. The improvement often takes place as part of a larger administrative and institutional reform in government, and aims at internal efficiency, effectiveness, rationalization, simplification and other reform-related goals. 

  • 26-Sep-2016

    Government of India with UNESCO and the United Nations University's unit on policy-driven electronic governance (UNU-EGOV) are organizing the 10th edition of ICEGOV – The International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance – in March 2017, in New Delhi.

  • 17-May-2016

    The idea of paperless governance got a shot in the arm when DigiLocker was launched in July 2015 by Hon’ble PM Shri Narendra Modi. Almost a year later, with over one million registrations, two million documents uploaded and 9 million issued, the project is now writing its success story.

  • 27-Apr-2016
    Idea Management

    Let’s start with a question. How many employee ideas does the Government of India implement per employee per month? What about individual Government departments? Take the case of any Government department/unit you are familiar with, and ask this question (guesstimates would do). 

  • 25-Apr-2016
    Open-Source

    What is the most important in Digital India? Different persons may have different views, but for me, the most important aspect of the Digital India, a flagship program of Government of India, is policies related to Open Source. In 2015, Department of Electronics & Information Technology (DeitY) of Ministry of Communication & Information Technology released three major policies related to open source. These policies are quite comprehensive and are potential game changers.

  • 02-Mar-2016

    The need to sign document digitally is increasing,   eReturn and MCA departments are using it very extensively over web interface. But as more and more people have started using Mobile Phones, the time has come to provide Digital Signature and encryption on Mobile Phones.

  • 25-Feb-2016

    National e-Governance Division, an agency of DeitY,  in association with NSS has conducted awareness workshops on Digital India in 13 universities . Spread across 13 States in the country , these workshops were conducted on 25th Feb 2016 and  attended by more than 200 students in each workshop, university faculty and local dignitaries.

  • 03-Feb-2015

    Digital India will deliver a real improvement in the quality of life of every citizen President Barack Obama's just concluded historic visit to India has laid the foundation for a relationship of hope and promise between India and the US. Among other areas, i believe this relationship has immense potential in the field of ICT and digital connectivity.Already 60% of India's IT exports, worth $50 billion, cater to the US market. US companies, many of which already have backend operations in India, have continually expressed interest in expanding.

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