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

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Laxman L. Kumarwad 1,* Rajendra D. Kumbhar 2

1. Government College of Engineering, Karad, 415124, India

2. KBP Institute of Management Studies and Research, Satara, 415015, India

* Corresponding author.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5815/ijieeb.2016.05.03

Received: 2 Jun. 2016 / Revised: 10 Jul. 2016 / Accepted: 12 Aug. 2016 / Published: 8 Sep. 2016

Index Terms

E-Governance, ICT, CSC, Public Distribution System, Land Record


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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Laxman L. Kumarwad, Rajendra D. Kumbhar, "E-Governance Initiatives in Maharashtra (India): Problems and Challenges", International Journal of Information Engineering and Electronic Business(IJIEEB), Vol.8, No.5, pp.18-25, 2016. DOI:10.5815/ijieeb.2016.05.03


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