Designing E-government for the Poor by Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

By Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

Many countries have built an e-government method, and are quickly increasing using ICT in governance by means of developing on-line public providers and electronic collaboration among govt ministries. although, winning implementation of e-government is still a problem. This book is predicated at the lawsuits of The neighborhood Workshop on Designing E-government for the negative, which assisted the members to realize a greater figuring out of e-government, and construct capability for the making plans and enforcing e-government for the terrible.

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Gunawardem explained that it is important to conduct all steps in the assessment method, and added that the entire assessment approach, including all surveys and focus groups, is not costly in terms of manpower. K. Conducive policy environment for e-government Mr. Peter Chong, Corporate Attorney, Microsoff In his presentation, Mr. Chong discussed conducive public policies for ICTIe-government fiom a macro perspective. He noted that poor communities are most disadvantaged by the lack of access to ICT.

Mr. Kushner described key policies in e-govment. Through the use of e-government, governments can develop and stimulate local economic growth, develop and maintain an educated workforce, ensure equal access to services, help to deliver social welfare, ensure community safety, and support an open society. Mr. Kushner said that the implementation of e-government involved many stages. Each stage reaches a different level of service coverage, service delivery, and geographic coverage. The stages are: Stage l Emerging - official government online presence is established Stage 2 Transactional - users can actual pay for services and other transactions online Stage 3 Interactive - users can download forms, e-mail officials and interact through the Web Stage 4 Enhanced - government sites increase and information becomes more dynamic Stage 5 Seamless full implementation of e-services across administration boundaries - Citizen-centric e-government: empowering the poor through innovative technoloa Mr.

Target - Timebound and desired level of achievement for a result area. 8. Indicators - Measures to be used for determining the level of achievement of a result area. 7. 9. Data sources and monitoring mechanisms - Sources of data for measurement of attainment for eacwindicator. Mr. Kim asked that the participants create similar frameworks for their project proposals and provided the project framework for the Maldives project as an example. G. Job training and job placement services for rural economic development Mr.

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