E-Governance - Syllabus

Embark on a profound academic exploration as you delve into the E-Governance course () within the distinguished Tribhuvan university's CSIT department. Aligned with the 2065 Syllabus, this course (CSC-307) seamlessly merges theoretical frameworks with practical sessions, ensuring a comprehensive understanding of the subject. Rigorous assessment based on a 60+20+20 marks system, coupled with a challenging passing threshold of , propels students to strive for excellence, fostering a deeper grasp of the course content.

This 3 credit-hour journey unfolds as a holistic learning experience, bridging theory and application. Beyond theoretical comprehension, students actively engage in practical sessions, acquiring valuable skills for real-world scenarios. Immerse yourself in this well-structured course, where each element, from the course description to interactive sessions, is meticulously crafted to shape a well-rounded and insightful academic experience.

Course Synopsis: This course contains concepts of E-Governance policies and data warehousing/data mining.
Goal: To provide the knowledge of good governance using information and communication technologies and case studies of different countries.


Unit 1. Introduction

E-Governance: Needs of E-Governance, Issues in E-Governance applications and the Digital Divide; Evolution of E-Governance, Its scope and content; Present global trends of growth in E-Governance: Other issues.

Unit 2. Models of E-Governance

Introduction; Model of Digital Governance: Broadcasting/ Wilder 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, Key areas, Towards Good Governance through E-Governance Models.

Unit 3. E-Governance Infrastructure and Strategies

E-readiness: Digital System Infrastructure, Legal Infrastructural Preparedness, Institutional Infrastructural Preparedness, Human Infrastructural Preparedness, Technological Infrastructural Preparedness; Evolutionary Stages in E-Governance.

Data Warehousing and Data Mining in Government

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.

Case Studies

Nepalese Context: Cyber Laws, Implementation in the Land Reform, Human Resource Management Software; India: NICNET, Collectorate, Computer-aided Administration of Registration Department (CARD),  Smart Nagarpalika, National Reservoir Level and Capacity Monitoring System, Computerization in Andra Pradesh, Ekal Seva Kentra, 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.