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ICT and e-Governance for Rural Development


  • T.P. Rama Rao


Rural e-Governance applications in the recent past have demonstrated the important role the Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) play in the realm of rural development. Several e-Governance projects have attempted to improve the reach, enhance the base, minimize the processing costs, increase transparency, and reduce the cycle times.

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  • T.P. Rama Rao, 2010. "ICT and e-Governance for Rural Development," Working Papers id:3282, eSocialSciences.
  • Handle: RePEc:ess:wpaper:id:3282
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    Rural; e-Governance; Information; Communication Technologies; projects; cycle times;

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