Vol. 1 Issue 1 16-31 August 2007
Welcome to the Inaugural issue of “Government@24/7”,your fortnightly source of knowledge and news on e-Government and m-Government! brought to you by m-GovWorld with technical support form OneWorld South Asia..

The current issue focusses on mobile-Government as maturity of mobile/wireless technologies and the penetration of mobile phones among the rural as well as urban masses presents an unprecedented opportunity to develop socially inclusive electronic public services (ePS) and enhancing the interaction between citizens and government.

The main objective of the newsletter is to ensure fluid communication between various organizations and actors to enhance the success of e-Governance programs and accelerate the initiatives to achieve balanced development goals. Your feedback on the content will be of great value for us. Please send your feedback to editor@mgovworld.org

Vikas Kanungo (vikaskanungo@egovindia.org)
Editor
In This Issue * R.Chandrashekhar on Potential of mobile-Government *   mDubai Initiative   *Frontline SMS for NGOs   * RTI Act of India   * Future is Mobile- Sybase CEO   * Fortnight News   * Debate - Mobiles for rural areas
Expertspeak
Mr. R. Chandrashekhar, Additional Secretary e-Governance, Govt. of India speaks on the prospect of mobile/wireless technologies for delivery of public services in exclusive interview to mGovWorld ...
Fortnight’s Picks
Victorian Police experiments crime reporting through Mobile Phones
  Evidence from crime scenes is called by mobile phones to the police headquarters
Google’s entry in mobile services may change the way we access internet
  Google is injecting hundreds of millions of dollars into its mobile phone project
India’s first mobile government initiative launched by Madhya Pradesh Government

 

Initiatives to use mobile phones for extending the reach of government services to rural areas are picking pace
Debate

 

Can mobile phones enhance democratic participation and help expand the reach of public services to rural masses?

 

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Asia’s Premier e-Government Conference
29-30 November 2007, New Delhi, India
Click here for Details…
   
 
    Project for People
m-Dubai initiative makes life easy for the citizens and businesses. This initiative is the first  by government of Dubai that was launched after extensive consultation with citizens ....
   
    Innovation
Frontline SMS , the entry level text messaging system for non profit sector can provide a boon to mobile based administration and coordination activities…
   
    Policies & Programmes
Right to Information Act of India is one of the most people oriented legislations in the world. The law can greatly enhance the accountability and transparency in Public Sector...
    View Point
Sybase CEO John Cheng says the Future is Mobile...
   
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