The term ‘E-Governance Vision 2020’ was in news on 23 February 2016. It was in news because Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Dr. Nasim Zaidi during a Seminar on ‘Leveraging Technology for Transparent and Credible Elections’ said the Election Commission of India is working on it.
As told by the CEC during his keynote address at the Seminar, the 'E-Governance Vision 2020' will provide inclusive, integrated single window view of services to all stakeholders in all phases of the electoral cycle using multiple channel of delivery.
The Vision 2020 will have five strategic goals and 11 mission mode projects wherein some of priority areas will be in mobile apps, social media, knowledge and learning management.
The Vision 2020 is in line with the increase of use of Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) in elections on priority by virtually every Election Management Bodies (EMB) around the world.
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What: Was in news
When: 23 February 2016