Effectiveness of Information and Communication Technology in Promoting E-Governance in India
Partha Protim Borthakur1, Dip Jyoti Bhuyan2

1Dr. Partha Protim Borthakur, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, The Assam Royal Global University, Assam, India.
2Dr. Dip Jyoti Bhuyan, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, The Assam Royal Global University, Assam, India.

Manuscript received on 02 July 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 05 July 2019 | Manuscript published on 30 August 2019 | PP: 13-18 | Volume-8 Issue-10, August 2019 | Retrieval Number: I8561078919/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijitee.I8561.0881019
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Abstract: E-governance means the utilization of internet and World Wide Web (WWW) for transfer of information and delivery of services from government to citizens. With the growing progress in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and rise of innovative and creative instruments has also contributed towards the expansion and growth of government activities in the various countries around the world. For the economic and social empowerment of the citizens particularly of the developing countries, the Information and Communication Technology is recognized as an apparatus of development and mechanism of empowerment. Use of Information and Communication Technology in E-governance has created new prospects of innovation and expansion in the activities of the government and delivering services to the citizens. To improve the quality of life and to get faster economic development, the electronic governance takes for granted better importance in the platform of contemporary governmental organizations. In the project of electronic-governance, the various methods and technologies are being used to provide a structure for successful execution of government services up to grassroots level. The growth and development of various nations are mainly based on the utilization of Electronic-Governance with their penetration in contemporary periods. This E-governance has minimized the corruption and saving the time along with increasing the level of transparency in the governmental process and operation. However, the various projects such as e-seva, e-kranthi, smart government and digital India have been launched by the Government of India to execute and support the initiatives of E-governance. This research paper is an effort to examine the initiatives of E-governance which is directly related to citizens. The present work is an attempt to examine whether the latest information and communication technologies can create an important impact to the success of Electronic-governance. 
Keywords: E–Governance, ICT, Indian Political System, welfare, smart government.
Scope of the Article: E–Governance