e-Gov 2.0:Policies, Processes and Technologies
|e-Gov 2.0:Policies, Processes and Technologies|
|Dr. Jaijit Bhattacharya|
Authored by Dr. Jaijit Bhattacharya, a noted expert on e-Governance, eGov 2.0: Policies, Processes and Technologies is a textbook for e-Governance that has comprehensive and concise coverage of various facets of e-governance such as the challenges, road map, policy issued related to IT; technologies & multiple standards, Change Management Strategy and harnessing of Public Private Partnership (PPP) for e-governance projects. The book develops an understanding of the complexities of e-Governance. This book comes at an opportune time as the governments are at a point of inflexion in adoption of e-Governance and there are many drivers that are pushing governments towards adopting e-Governance.
The author has highlighted the utilization of e-governance in diverse sectors i.e. finance, HR, land, Urban Development Management System, agriculture, forest, procurements, police, disaster management et al and has provided an insight into the functioning of government. The author has made use of Case Studies to amplify his point of view and offered lucid explanation of otherwise complicated technologies and concepts making it simple for readers.
Mr. Som Mittal, President, NASSOM noted that "It is good and timely to have a reference book on eGov 2.0. The book from an experienced industry practitioner like Dr. Bhattacharya, will be of value not only to students of eGovernance, but also Government Officers and Industry professionals embarking on eGov projects. I am glad that Dr. Bhattacharya has been able to cover how various departments can undertake the journey of e-enabling their public services, and put the learning from the book into practice".
Mr. R. Chandrashekhar, Secretary Telecommunication, Ministry of Communication and Information Technology noted that the book is "Comprehensive, insightful and lucid. A must read for policymakers, practitioners, teachers, students and observers of e-governance as a techno-managerial discipline."
The book was released by the Honorable Minister for Communications and Information Technology, Shri Kapil Sibal.