The year 2015 would somehow go down as a watershed year in the annals of Indian Governance. The range and rigour of initiatives that have seen the light of the day are simply awe inspiring. Many of them have started delivering their fruits on the ground, despite some pitfalls here and there. The most noteworthy aspect of this unprecedented unleashing of energies is the pro-active participation of states, which is scripting a new developmental story altogether on the Indian landscape.
The way development has emerged as the single rallying point of the Indian Politics, the entire paradigm of Technology-driven Governance has got deeply impregnated as the deterministic way forward. Right from maintaining political-public relations to grievance redressals to collaborative planning to project delivery, technology is being deployed and adapted in diverse ways suiting to the specific needs and priorities.
This eclectic diversity of India and its vastness stifles the technology solution providers at times, but at the same time presents a unique set of opportunities to a much larger gamut of players as well as offering their vivid solutions and approaches. This presents a greater need for conversation and engagement with the key decision makers and influencers, a self-ordained objective that our magazine has been carrying relentlessly over the last decade duly backed by its knowledge sharing events, along with an enriched portal (http://egov.eletsonline.com), which is fast becoming a daily must-have.
It gives me immense pleasure to present this 11th Anniversary Issue of the eGov magazine. It features a special commentary on 12 key narratives, which unfurled in the year 2015 and got featured on the covers of the magazine through the year. The nuggets of knowledge, which emerged during the 11th edition of eINDIA at Mumbai, are also enclosed in this issue in the form of an event report.
I would like to take this opportunity to invite you to our upcoming events. You may check the entire calendar at http://www.eletsonline.com/events.
I look forward to your sustained patronage for Celebrating the Advent of Tech-driven Governance in myriad shades.
Here’s wishing you a gratifying year ahead!