India government invites ideas to improve e-governance

The Department of Electronics and IT is celebrating 'Good Governance Day' on December 25, and in an open e-mail the Department Secretary R S Sharma requested people to share ideas and suggestions on what new initiatives could be undertaken to improve the existing programmes. Sharma said all government employees and public representatives are expected to play a role in promoting the cause of good governance and help bring transparency and accountability to the system. He appealed to government officials to develop a positive mindset for e-governance and other information and communication technology programmes. December 25 was chosen as Good Governance Day as the day is former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vaypayee's birthday.