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e-governance: Towards accountable government
Published on 24 May. 2011 12:31 AM IST
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The five-day workshop on e-governance project life cycle started May 23 at the Heritage Old DC Bungalow Kohima.
Professor I.C. Kapur and Muraji Bommireddy (NISG) while giving a brief point on e-governance project life cycle in the inaugural session said government was more customer friendly and service conscious to provide more services without having the need to increase taxes, review key processes eliminating and streamlining wherever possible, understanding government goals and objectives.
The resource persons said sustainability of initiatives rather than quick fixes and populist measures should be adopted making government more accountable by making its operation more transparent and thus reducing the opportunities to corruption and providing development opportunities for all sections of society especially benefiting rural and traditionally underserved communities.
Earlier, welcome and felicitation address was delivered by the Director, IT & C, Imjung M. Panger who said that the department was organising e-governance workshop to build up the capacity of government policy in the state. Since 2008 the department has been conducting e-governance activities for good governance and in the year 2009 the department also organised for top government official level. Panger also said that Nagaland state e-governance society has been registered under e-governance project life cycle. He said that the department would provide electronic governance services to 28 other departments through DC’s office to increase co-e-governance services in the state.
The department of IT & C has said that the community information centre (CIC), which covers all 11 districts in the state would be called as common service centres (CSC). From 22 departments 29 participants is taking part in the workshop. The resource persons from National Institute of Smart Government (NISG) include Prof. Kapur, Muraji Bommireddy, Ashi Ray with Chura Katiry as the workshop Co-ordinator.
The workshop is organised by department of information technology and communication (IT&C) Nagaland in association with national institute of smart government (NISG).

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