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.
4) What is e-governance, discuss the potential of e-governance with respect to India and its future.(250 words)
Governance by Lakshmikanth
Why this question:
The question is about discussing the concept of e-governance and its potential.
Key demand of the question:
The answer must elaborate on the concept of e-governance and its potential in detail and with possible examples wherever possible.
Discuss – This is an all-encompassing directive – you have to debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them. You have to give reasons for both for and against arguments.
Structure of the answer:
Begin with brief introduction on what you understand by e-governance.
The answer is direct and there isn’t much to deliberate. Discuss first the concept of e-governance, then the dimensions and various aspects associated with it. Then discuss the issues associated. What are the possible solutions to it? Quote relevant case studies and bring out the potential of it.
Conclude with suggestions.