• Definitions of E-governance range from “the use of information technology to free movement of information to overcome the physical bounds of traditional paper and physical based systems” to “the use of technology to enhance the access to and delivery of government services to benefit citizens, business partners and employees.”

What is E-Governance
• It is the use of range of modern Information and Technologies such as Internet,Local Area Networks, mobiles etc by government to improve effectiveness, efficiency,service delivery and to promote democracy.

Why E-Governance
It provides a frame work and direction in the implementation of Government Policies for the following: • Across the Public Sector Organizations and the institutions (G2G) • Between Government and Business Community (G2B) • Between Government and Citizens(G2C)

Main Components Of E-Governance
• Government to Government Communications (G2G) • Government to Business Communication (G2B) • Government to Citizens Communication (G2C)

Basic Requirements for E-Governance Components
• High and Affordable Information and Internet Infrastructure within Government Ministries, Private Sector and Citizens. • Extensive ICT Human Capacity Development in Government, Private Sector and Citizens. • Legal Framework that Recognizes and Supports Digital Communication.

Key Challenges
• Collaborate Different Departments • Managing Employees, Projects & Citizens • System Failure • Security • IT Architecture • Funding

Key Challenges cont…
• Limited ICT Human Capacity • Limited Time to Plan • Lengthy Process for Legal Framework to Support E-governance • Insufficient Telecom Infrastructure

• The official web site of the Central Board of Excise and Duty. • Acts • Rules • Regulations • Tariff • SEZ

www.cbec.gov.in cont
• E-filling shipping bills service tax central excise

• Tax Laws and Regulations • International taxation • E-Services: E-Returns E-Intermediaries Suvidha Bar-coded PAN/TAN Filing to F Tenders

E-Governance in Karnatka
AIMS TO BE LEADER IN EGovernance ‘from queues to clicks”

Mr.Inamdar in seminar for e-Gov
• IT should be used to usher in era of e-gov • Simplifying procedures,bringing transparency,good quality timely information • Bridge the gap by providing equality of opportunity • Top bureaucracy had to take up e-gov on a war footing for the benefit of IT to reach all sections of society

Convincing people about eGovernance was tough
• Come August this year, Karnataka's Bhoomi project, will revolutionize the way people access information of land records. Several of the 7,00,000 land records will be available online within two months for banks, judicial courts and hundreds of village kiosks all across the State. Bhoomi, a successful project, is the only one and premier e-governance project in India, that has recovered 70 percent of revenues of the total investment in the project, which is expected to generate more than Rs 10 crore every year. What were the challenges that the Government had faced in implementing the Bhoomi project? How is the Government taking its IT projects to its citizens? How is the e-governance scenario in Karnataka?

Government initiatives
• Millennium IT policy, ‘Mahithi’ • Bhoomi, a successful project, is the only one and premier e-governance project in India, • Khajane - the Treasure. This project essentially involves computerization of 225 treasuries all across Karnataka. • Yuva.com-intends to train educated unemployed youth • Kaveri-state’s first public-private e-gov

The Bhoomi Programme
• In Bhoomi 20 million land records of 6.7 million land owners in 176 taluks of Karnataka have been computerized. • This system works with the software called "BHOOMI”. • Designed fully in-house by National Informatics Center, Bangalore. • Funded by Government of India; some critical components of this project are funded by State Government.

The Bhoomi Programme
• Bhoomi is the word for land in the local Kannada language and is the name given to a software program to computerize 20 million land records.because land is such a precious asset in agriculture-dominated Karnatka, proper records are vital for safeguarding the legal rights of land ownership.

The highlights of Bhoomi: include:
• Fully automated systems to carry out changes on land records data • Fingerprint-based biometric authentication to ensure non-repudiation of changes • Facility to scan the field mutation order passed by revenue authorities and the notice served on the public interface • Synchronizes with the regular fieldwork done by village accountants and the revenue inspector • Provision for interfacing of touch-screen kiosk at taluka offices.


• Bhoomi Advisory Committee • State Level Committee

• • • • • Farmers Administrative Judicial officials Financial institutions Private sector

• Finalist in the Stockholm Challenge Award 2002 • Silver medal in the CAPAM innovation Award 2000 • Finalist Tech museum Awards 2002