Information technology should be more broad-based [Review of: Information Technology for Participatory Development Ed. by R. Raman Nair. New Delhi, Centre for Informatics Research and Development & Concept Publishing Company, 2003]

Dev, Prakash Information technology should be more broad-based [Review of: Information Technology for Participatory Development Ed. by R. Raman Nair. New Delhi, Centre for Informatics Research and Development & Concept Publishing Company, 2003]., 2005 [Review]

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Covers the different areas in which Information Technology can be used for people's participation in development. More than thirty experts working on different spheres related to ICT development and information services have contributed content on concerned areas for the volume. The reviewer considers that these expert views are of importance to Municipal Corporations, Panchayats, and State and Central Governments which is presently engaged in implementing e-governance. The review opines that the expertise of the coordinator of the project Prof. R. Raman Nair and the views of the contributors based on their practical experience makes the book a valuable source that can guide the administrators to develop strategies for free and open access to knowledge and information held by government and also ensure transparency and participation at different levels.

Item type: Review
Keywords: information communication technology, participation development, e-Governance, ICT
Subjects: L. Information technology and library technology. > LC. Internet, including WWW.
L. Information technology and library technology. > LN. Data base management systems.
A. Theoretical and general aspects of libraries and information.
L. Information technology and library technology. > LA. Telecommunications.
F. Management.
B. Information use and sociology of information.
L. Information technology and library technology. > LB. Computer networking.
Depositing user: Dr. R. Raman Nair
Date deposited: 20 Jul 2007
Last modified: 14 Dec 2012 20:12
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/10007

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Raman Nair, R, Ed. Information Technology for Participatory Development. New Delhi, Centre for Informatics Research and Development & Concept Publishing Company, 2003.


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