Having run a successful election campaign using technology, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s next big challenge would be governance. And the question is – what role does technology play in easy governance?
Sanjay Jaju, Secretary (IT) of Andhra Pradesh, said on BoomNews’s show #IndiaHangout that technology is only an enabler, and what is essentially required is political and adminstrative will.
Here are some other highlights:
e-Seva centres run by local entrepreneurs: Jaju
15 million transactions in 18 months: Jaju
All mining and industrial licences are given through e-seva services: Jaju
Why can’t databases talk to each other?
1/3rd transactions can be done online: Jaju
We have set time limits for all services: Jaju
Identify all touch points and technology can integrate departments: Jaju
It is important to break department silos: Jaju
Nothing is done in e-seva without a digital signature: Jaju
Are people receptive to technology? Memon
Political backing made departments come to us: Jaju