Topic– e-governance- applications, models, successes, limitations, and potential;
4) Some authors have defined e-Governance as the e-business of the state. Do you agree. Comment.(250 words)
Comment- here we have to express our knowledge and understanding of the issue and form an overall opinion thereupon.
Key demand of the question
The question wants us to express our knowledge and understanding about the concept of e-governance and express our opinion as to whether it is simply the e-business of the state, or not.
Structure of the answer
Introduction- write a few introductory lines about the e-gov. E.g e-Governance is in essence, the application of Information and Communications Technology to government functioning in order to create ‘Simple, Moral, Accountable, Responsive and Transparent’ (SMART) governance.
Discuss the connection- similarities as well as differences between the e-business and e-governance. E.g Business corporations have discovered over the last few decades that information technology can make the value chain more efficient and lead to quality improvements and cost savings; Similarly, Governments have discovered that information technology can make the provision of services to the citizen more efficient and transparent, can save costs and lead to a higher level of efficiency; he purpose of implementing e-Governance is to improve governance processes and outcomes with a view to improving the delivery of public services to citizens; both e-Governance and e-business use similar technologies, infrastructure and hardware etc.
Conclusion- based on your discussion, form a fair and a balanced conclusion on the given issue.