Ms. Sakshi Prakash, Dr. Vinay Joshi


The sanctioning role of the knowledge and Communication technology (ICT) within the delivery of services within the public and government sector has gained acceptance. As a result, a revolution in terms of governance is happening everywhere. E-Governance assumes greater importance in the context of management of today’s governmental structures to achieve rapid economic growth and improved quality of life. The technology and also the ways utilized in E-Governance project offer a roadmap for economical delivery of services at the door step. In today’s time the event of any country depends on the uses of E-Governance and additionally their penetration. Development of any country will be decide by the scope of E-Governance in this country.

India is a developing country. Yet, it must fill the socio-economic objectives with effective governance of the government. In the era of ICT, all most all nations in the world adopted ICT in their administration, providing essential goods and services to its masses on time. In the context of Indian economy, each sector is being compact by e-governance. Consequently, Govt. of Asian nation has launched the initiatives of e-governance; providing all services electronically the maximum amount as attainable. When it dates back with relevance e-governance, it always started from seventy decades onward. Since then, we've got had totally different initiatives in terms of e-governance. Meanwhile, Govt. of India launched several projects in support of e-governance, like e-seva, smart govt, digital India, e-kranthi and etc. Each of these projects seems to be benefitting the citizens to a greater extent. In spite of this method, yet, there ar some challenges concerning implementation of e-governance. In alternative words, these challenges appear to be hurdles to success of e-governance. Namely, socio-economic, cultural, technical constraints, privacy, security issues and etc. Even though, there are many challenges and constraints, Govt. has lot of faith on overcoming of impediments and paving the way for success of e-governance. This paper describes about evolution, initiatives, issues-challenges and future prospects of egovernance in India.


E-Governance; India; Government, Information & Communication Technology (ICT)

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