This page contains Syllabus of E-Governance of CSIT.

Title E-Governance
Short Name
Course code CSC366
Nature of course Theory
Semester sixth-semester
Full marks 60+20+20
Pass marks 24+8+8
Credit Hrs 3
Elective/Compulsary Compulsary

Course Description

Course Description:

This course familiarizes students with different concepts of E-Government and E-Governance,

different E-Governance models and infrastructure development, E-government security, and data

warehousing and data mining for e-governance.

Course Objectives:

  •  To develop knowledge of e-governance and e-government
  •  To know different e-governance models and infrastructure development
  •  To implement security and use data warehousing and mining in e-governance

Units and Unit Content

1. Introduction to E-Government and E-Governance
teaching hours: 5 hrs

Difference between E-Government and E-Governance; E-Government as Information System; Benefits of E-Government; E-Government Life Cycle; Online Service Delivery and Electronic Service Delivery; Evolution, Scope and Content of E-Governance; Present Global Trends of Growth in E-Governance

2. Models of E-Governance
teaching hours: 10 hrs

Introduction; Model of Digital Governance: Broadcasting / Wider Dissemination Model, Critical Flow Model, Comparative Analysis Model, Mobilization and Lobbying Model, Interactive – Service Model / Government-to-Citizen-to-Government Model (G2C2G); Evolution in E-Governance and Maturity Models: Five Maturity Levels; Characteristics of Maturity Levels; Towards Good Governance through E-Governance Models

3. E-Government Infrastructure Development
teaching hours: 10 hrs

Network Infrastructure; Computing Infrastructure; Data centers; E-Government Architecture; Interoperability Framework; Cloud Governance; E-readiness; Data System Infrastructure; Legal Infrastructural Preparedness; Institutional Infrastructural Preparedness; Human Infrastructural Preparedness; Technological Infrastructural Preparedness

4. Security for e-Government
teaching hours: 5 hrs

Challenges and Approach of E-government Security; Security Management Model; E- Government Security Architecture; Security Standards

5. Applications of Data Warehousing and Data Mining in Government
teaching hours: 5 hrs

Introduction; National Data Warehouses: Census Data, Prices of Essential Commodities; Other Areas for Data Warehousing and Data Mining: Agriculture, Rural Development, Health, Planning, Education, Commerce and Trade, Other Sectors

6. Case Studies
teaching hours: 10 hrs

E-Government Initiatives in Nepal, Cyber Laws, Implementation in the Land Reform, Human Resource Management Software, NICNET, Collectorate , Computer-aided Administration of Registration Department (CARD), Smart Nagarpalika, National Reservoir Level and Capacity Monitoring System, Computerization in Andra Pradesh, Ekal Seva Kendra, Sachivalaya Vahini, Bhoomi, IT in Judiciary, E-Khazana , DGFT, PRAJA, E-Seva, E- Panchyat, General Information Services of National Informatics, Centre E-Governance initiative in USA, E-Governance in China, E-Governance in Brazil and Sri Lanka

Lab and Practical works

Laboratory Work:

The laboratory work includes implementing e-governance models and systems using suitable

platform.