Topic: Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability, e-governance applications, models, successes, limitations, and potential; citizens charters, transparency & accountability and institutional and other measures.
3. What are the types of e-Governance in India? Examine the challenges associated with e-Governance in India. (250 words)
Difficulty level: Easy
Reference: Insights on India
Why the question:
The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 2 and mentioned as part of Mission-2023 Secure timetable.
Key Demand of the question:
To write about e-governance, its types and challenges associated with it.
Examine – When asked to ‘Examine’, we must investigate the topic (content words) in detail, inspect it, investigate it and establish the key facts and issues related to the topic in question. While doing so we should explain why these facts and issues are important and their implications.
Structure of the answer:
Start by defining e-governance.
First, write about the various types of e-governance in India – Government to Citizen (G2C) Initiatives, Government to Business (G2B) Initiatives, Government to Government (G2G) Initiatives, G2E (Government to Employee) etc. Cite examples of the above.
Next, write about the various challenges associated with e-governance in India and suggest measures to overcome the same.
Conclude by writing a way forward.