Prime Minister Modi's Governance Challenge & Role of Technology

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
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