International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 3, Issue 9, Part B (2017)
ICT (Information and communication technology) infrastructure and e-governance: Indian experience
Nishitha Pankan and Dr. K Gangadharan
Each and every country faces a different set of factors that can help or hamper its overall growth towards e-government development. In the late 1990s, ICT (Information and Communication Technology) has been introduced as an instrument to governance, a leap forward leading to e-governance. India has kept up with ICT developments worldwide, but, compared to other nations in a similar economic, position, and the overall ICT infrastructure is poor. In this backdrop, the present study tries to assess the status of e-governance development of Indian economy based on certain indicators. Moreover, the paper also attempt to analyse the relationship between level of income and EGDI (E-Governance Development Index) and related indices of selected countries of the world. Finally, it will make a comparative analysis of China and India in the e-governance indicators. From the study it can be seen that Indian economy is making serious steps in the development of international benchmarking indices, moreover, it is also analysed that the development of EGDI will uplift the country to a high profile nation and can grab the opportunities in the arena of e-governance and related endeavour.
How to cite this article:
Nishitha Pankan and Dr. K Gangadharan. ICT (Information and communication technology) infrastructure and e-governance: Indian experience. International Journal of Applied Research. 2017; 3(9): 97-102.