This ebook bargains a comparative learn of the imaginative and prescient, skill and dynamism proven by means of governments in Asian Pacific nations engaged within the distribution of e-governance. Creates a platform for mutual studying, and gives a dispassionate evaluate of e-projects.

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Politics of the perplexing questions surrounding this function as the nature of this technology would depend upon the kind of users which it would attract and the objective which it sets for itself. The three questions about the function, the users and the objectives of ICT are best responded through the e-governance strategies which nations adopt for development and poverty reduction. The success of ICT depends upon the synergy created by a multi-stakeholder participation in the e-governance programmes.

The transition from governance to e-governance became a natural corollary of globalisation. However, this change produces a new paradigm of public management based on the emerging criterion of efficiency and performance. 6 e-Governance, Well-Being and the MDGs More than seven billion people inhabit the earth now. Human Development Report 2010 indicates with concern the deepening divide between the wealthy and the poor. Resources are limited and so is the human will and capacity to limit consumption.

This in turn has been strengthening regulatory systems, reliability of services and consumer protection laws. Thus, IT-enabled services have opened up doors for partnerships in legal services besides infrastructural issues. 8 Conclusion 31 Conclusion This opening chapter of the book is an introduction to some of the basic concepts of e-governance, its relationship to governance and the challenges which are encountered in transition from governance to e-governance platforms. In recent years there has been an overflow of research findings on e-governance and writings on empirical micro-level analysis of e-governance.

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