Rajendra D. Kumbhar

Work place: KBP Institute of Management Studies and Research, Satara, 415015, India

E-mail: rdk14@rediffmail.com


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Dr. Rajendra D. Kumbhar, Assistant Professor in System Management Department of Karmaveer Bhaurao Patil Institute of Management Studies and Research, Satara, Maharashtra, India. He is pursued MCA, Ph.D. in Computer Applications from Shivaji University, Kolhapur. He has 16 years of Teaching experience in System Management for UG and PG programmes. His research area is e-Governance, ERP. He has published 26 research articles in refereed journal.

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Technical Issues in E-Governance Initiatives in Satara District in Maharashtra State (India)

By Laxman L. Kumarwad Rajendra D. Kumbhar

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5815/ijieeb.2018.01.01, Pub. Date: 8 Jan. 2018

Maharashtra is one of the biggest states in India. The state as well as the central government is spending millions of rupees for providing the online services. However, their efforts and large investments result into launching various e-governance projects in the country. Common Service Centre, Public Distribution System and Land Record System, three projects are very important as citizen’s centric services concern. These projects are implemented by the state government through their subsidiary offices. Collector office is one of them. At the district level, Collector office is responsible for implementing and smoothly running of the e-governance projects. A rapid change in the technology is forcing new changes to be accepted in the e-governance domain. Considering these changes, government is slow in redefining the Government Process Reengineering, citizens’ relation, employee relationship. There are a lot of issues arise at the ground level in the implementation of the projects. Issues can be categorized as technical, administrative, financial, managerial etc. This research paper focuses on technical development and technical issues found in Satara district at the ground level while developing, implementing, delivering the services to the citizens, business and government and sustaining the projects.

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E-Governance Initiatives in Maharashtra (India): Problems and Challenges

By Laxman L. Kumarwad Rajendra D. Kumbhar

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5815/ijieeb.2016.05.03, Pub. Date: 8 Sep. 2016

In this digital world, research interest is being increased on e-governance, existing research isn’t adequately address key issues regarding the development, implementation and integration of the e-governance projects. The delivering of e-services to the citizens at their door is the primary function of government. The Maharashtra state is the pioneer in citizen centric e-governance initiatives like Common Service Centre (Maha e-Seva, SETU), Public Distribution System (PDS), Land Record (Bhoomi Abhilekh) etc. The present research is efforts to identify and establish linkages between the factors responsible for creating a suitable environment for effective implementation of e-governance services in government offices. The objective of the present research paper is to establish the background for the development of a conceptual framework of e-governance initiatives. Based on the existing literature review the paper provides an analysis of existing empirical findings and conceptual perspectives related to e-governance initiatives in Satara District, Maharashtra, India.

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