E-Governance - Syllabus

Embark on a profound academic exploration as you delve into the E-Governance course () within the distinguished Tribhuvan university's CSIT department. Aligned with the 2074 Syllabus, this course (CSC366) seamlessly merges theoretical frameworks with practical sessions, ensuring a comprehensive understanding of the subject. Rigorous assessment based on a 60+20+20 marks system, coupled with a challenging passing threshold of , propels students to strive for excellence, fostering a deeper grasp of the course content.

This 3 credit-hour journey unfolds as a holistic learning experience, bridging theory and application. Beyond theoretical comprehension, students actively engage in practical sessions, acquiring valuable skills for real-world scenarios. Immerse yourself in this well-structured course, where each element, from the course description to interactive sessions, is meticulously crafted to shape a well-rounded and insightful academic experience.

Course Description:

This course familiarizes students with different concepts of E-Government and E-Governance,

different E-Governance models and infrastructure development, E-government security, and data

warehousing and data mining for e-governance.

Course Objectives:

  •  To develop knowledge of e-governance and e-government
  •  To know different e-governance models and infrastructure development
  •  To implement security and use data warehousing and mining in e-governance


Introduction to E-Government and E-Governance

Difference between E-Government and E-Governance; E-Government as Information System; Benefits of E-Government; E-Government Life Cycle; Online Service Delivery and Electronic Service Delivery; Evolution, Scope and Content of E-Governance; Present Global Trends of Growth in E-Governance

Models of E-Governance

Introduction; Model of Digital Governance: Broadcasting / Wider Dissemination Model, Critical Flow Model, Comparative Analysis Model, Mobilization and Lobbying Model, Interactive – Service Model / Government-to-Citizen-to-Government Model (G2C2G); Evolution in E-Governance and Maturity Models: Five Maturity Levels; Characteristics of Maturity Levels; Towards Good Governance through E-Governance Models

E-Government Infrastructure Development

Network Infrastructure; Computing Infrastructure; Data centers; E-Government Architecture; Interoperability Framework; Cloud Governance; E-readiness; Data System Infrastructure; Legal Infrastructural Preparedness; Institutional Infrastructural Preparedness; Human Infrastructural Preparedness; Technological Infrastructural Preparedness

Security for e-Government

Challenges and Approach of E-government Security; Security Management Model; E- Government Security Architecture; Security Standards

Applications of Data Warehousing and Data Mining in Government

Introduction; National Data Warehouses: Census Data, Prices of Essential Commodities; Other Areas for Data Warehousing and Data Mining: Agriculture, Rural Development, Health, Planning, Education, Commerce and Trade, Other Sectors

Case Studies

E-Government Initiatives in Nepal, Cyber Laws, Implementation in the Land Reform, Human Resource Management Software, NICNET, Collectorate , Computer-aided Administration of Registration Department (CARD), Smart Nagarpalika, National Reservoir Level and Capacity Monitoring System, Computerization in Andra Pradesh, Ekal Seva Kendra, Sachivalaya Vahini, Bhoomi, IT in Judiciary, E-Khazana , DGFT, PRAJA, E-Seva, E- Panchyat, General Information Services of National Informatics, Centre E-Governance initiative in USA, E-Governance in China, E-Governance in Brazil and Sri Lanka

Lab works

Laboratory Work:

The laboratory work includes implementing e-governance models and systems using suitable