Government@24/7
Empowering Citizens through inclusive Public Services
Global Observatory & Knowledge Portal on Mobile Governance
Volume 2, Issues I January 01-15, 2008


Welcome to the current 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..

I am pleased to inform the readers that we are carrying our national Consultation for enabling Citizen Driven e-Governance initiative.   National e-Governance Stakeholders' Forum   is being launched soon in association with The Society for Promotion of e-Governance, ICT for Development community of Solution Exchange (UN initiative) and OneWorld South Asia. A national discussion on the models and examples of stakeholder consultation mechanism is currently carried out at the ICTD community of Solution Exchange. The views of the participants in online discussion will be consolidated through face to face meeting and final consultation during the ARM of OWSA as a partner initiative.

We are pleased to invite all the readers of the newsletter to take part in the discussions on the format and agenda for National e-Governance stakeholders' Forum. We hope to create a model of citizen driven e-Governance framework that may be of help to global community. The website for consultation of NeGF may be visited at the URL http://negf.egovworld.org . Wishing all of you a very happy and prosperous 2008.

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Vikas Kanungo
Editor

Expertspeak
John Daly, Director, Americans for UNESCO shares his perception of the transformational potential of Mobile Government...
  Project for People
National e-Governance Stakeholders' Forum - Enabling Citizen driven e-Governance initiatives in India...
  Viewpoint
Special Coverage of Global Dialogue on Mobile Government organized by SPeG and e-development thematic group of The World Bank...
  Documents & Reports
United Nations Global e-Government Survey...
News and Updates
Industry Leaders Collaborate to Introduce New Mobile Broadcast TV Technology Platform
  Demonstrations and consumer trials in 2008 aim toward new mobile services, providing a potential multibillion dollar economic boost to broadcast TV and related industries
USA.gov makes more public services available through mobile devices
  US legislative information, including access to the Library of Congress' Thomas database, hit the mobile web courtesy of USA.gov.
Mobile Based information Service launched by Singapore Government

 

The citizens can access important government information by sending an SMS to the number 74688. This will help the citizens on the move access government information as per their need.

 

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