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e-Governance in the state of Andhra Pradesh

Access to new resource related to e-Governance added to PM World Library

Resource provided by Venkata Shanmukha Kumar Kandimalla

18 January 2019 – Mumbai, India – Access to a new resource has been added to the PM World Library (PMWL) related to e-Governance. The new resource is titled “Effectiveness and Efficiency of e-Governance in Andhra Pradesh”. It discusses a major e-gov initiative in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India.

Electronic governance or e-governance is the application of information and communication technology(ICT) in order to create a “Simple, Moral, Accountable, Responsive and Transparent(SMART) governance for delivering government services exchange of information, communication transactions, integration of various stand-alone systems and services between government-to-citizen (G2C), government-to-business (G2B), government-to-government (G2G), government-to-employees (G2E) as well as back-office processes and interactions within the entire government framework.

Objectives of e-governance in AP:

  • Improving transparency and providing information speedily to citizens.
  • Efficient delivery of public services such as transportation, power, water, health and security.
  • Providing single window clearance service.
  • Association of backend operations across all departments to have seamless flow of information.

Government of Andhra Pradesh has always been at the forefront of implementing e-governance having pioneered popular projects like CARD, eSeva, Mee Seva, E-Procurement, Smart Pulse Survey. Andhra Pradesh is a pioneer in providing 725 e-governance services in rural areas.

The Andhra Pradesh Cabinet has approved the implementation of ₹2,400-crore for e-Pragati project, a comprehensive e-governance project simplifying the process of delivery of government and citizen services. The major components of e-Pragati revolve around 7 missions, 5 grids and 5 campaigns. These include AP Fibre Grid up to all gram panchayats, AP State Data Centre to host all the data and applications, e-Highway to seamlessly connect all the departments digitally and People Hub to house all the socio-economic data of the citizens for effective implementation of welfare schemes and development programmes.

To access this new resource, go to the Industries and Organizations section of the library at  scroll down to “PM in Industries for Advanced Technologies”, click on “e-Government”. Must be a registered member and logged-in to access.

This new resource provided through the PMWL university research internship program; to learn more, click here