Topic– e-governance- applications, models, successes, limitations, and potential;
4) What are the challenges faced by e-governance. Discuss with special reference to India.(250 words)
Discuss- this is an all-encompassing directive which mandates us to write in detail about the key demand of the question. we also have to discuss about the related and important aspects of the question in order to bring out a complete picture of the issue in hand.
Key demand of the question.
The question wants us to write in detail about the challenges and problems faced by the e-governance with a special emphasis on India.
Structure of the answer
Introduction– write a few introductory lines about the increasing adoption of ICT technologies, increased digital literacy and increasing online presence of the citizens- turning into netizens, which makes adoption of e-governance more feasible and desirable.
Discuss in points the challenges faced by e-governance mechanisms and institution. Place more emphasis on Indian conditions. E.g
- Defamatory communications
- Loss of data and intellectual property
- Vulnerability to computer viruses, online threats
- Exposure to e-frauds
- Privacy risks
Discuss some India specific concerns. E.g poor digital literacy among the vast sections of the rural and urban poor; poor data protection and cyber security structures and mechanisms in place; lack of indigenous servers and higher risks to privacy etc.
Conclusion- based on your discussion, form a fair and a balanced conclusion on the given issue.