e-Governance for Development: A Focus on India

Hardcover | December 15, 2009

byShirin Madon

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Much has been said about the proliferation of eGovernance projects in developing countries and their impact on local communities. In this book, Shirin Madon draws on 18 years of research in India in which time many changes have occurred in terms of development ideology and in governance reform for achieving development goals.

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Much has been said about the proliferation of eGovernance projects in developing countries and their impact on local communities. In this book, Shirin Madon draws on 18 years of research in India in which time many changes have occurred in terms of development ideology and in governance reform for achieving development goals.

Shirin Madon has been researching the impact of ICTs on planning and administration in India for the last 15 years. At present, she is studying the development impact of a selection of e-governance projects in India. These projects relate to ICT usage for improving the administration and planning of rural development programmes: e-ser...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 9.62 × 6.33 × 0.68 inPublished:December 15, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230201571

ISBN - 13:9780230201576

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Table of Contents

Introduction
What type of development?
What type of governance?
Re-conceptualising eGovernance for Development
eGovernance in India
Case study Gujarat Focus rural development sector/ eServices
Case study Kerala: Focus telecentres and agriculture sector
Case study Karnataka: Focus health sector and eServices
Implications for research on eGovernance for Development
Methodological implications
Conclusion