India might soon become the first country in the world to deliver e-governance services to citizens using cloud-based IT services. The
government is having a dialogue with the apex software industry body, Nasscom, on how to roll out e-governance services using this emerging technology, which fast gaining acceptance among enterprises for its affordability and ability to address large numbers of transactions. “A collaboration on e-governance via cloud technologies may include 90% of the citizen services, which have not yet been rolled out. It will also make project execution faster,” R Chandrashekhar, secretary for IT, ministry of it and communications, told ET in an exclusive interview. more