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16th National e-Governance Conference on eGovernance: Jaipur, 11-12 February 2013

CALL FOR PAPERS On Towards an Open Government

16th national conference on e-Governance Jaipur, Rajasthan, India 11-12 February, 2013

16th National e-Governance Conference on eGovernance: Jaipur, 11-12 February 2013


The Conference The Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances, Government of India is organizing the 16th National Conference on e-Governance along with the Department of Information Technology, Government of India and the State Government of Rajasthan to be held at Jaipur on 11-12 February 2013. Objective: The objective of the Conference is to provide knowledge sharing platform of meaningful interaction to policy makers, practitioners, industry leaders and academicians to deliberate, discuss and recommend an actionable strategy for good governance and to improve the standard of services rendered to the common man. Theme: Towards an Open Government Sub Themes: Leveraging Social Inclusion E-Governance Infrastructure- status and Challenges Social sector Programs (Focus Sector)

16th National e-Governance Conference on eGovernance: Jaipur, 11-12 February 2013

Paper Evaluation Criteria

Each paper shall be evaluated by an expert panel Decisions by the Compendium committee shall be final and binding, Clarifications shall be entertained The Compendium committee has ownership rights for the papers submitted Criteria for Evaluation: o Methodology Papers shall be explicit on the methodology employed o Relevance Relevance shall be a very basic consideration for selection o Importance- It shall be seen that the ideas are significant, timely and cutting edge and make significant contribution to the theme chosen for the paper o Exemplar- Includes examples of the application of concepts used in the paper o Lessons- key learning from the discussion/content in the paper o Choices- Listing of alternatives considered with reasoning and explanation o Content- Detailed listing of assumption (including the implicit assumptions and premises on which the paper is based) Rules for Paper Submission Papers are invited from administration, academia and industry Papers should be original, unpublished and in English language only The page limit for each paper is 5-6 pages in the prescribed template and the theme forming the basis for the paper should be mentioned clearly All papers should reach the compendium committee on or before the deadline below By submitting paper, the author makes a commitment to allow publication of his/her in the compendium Names of author(s), communication address (postal and e-mail), and the phone/fax numbers should be indicated

16th National e-Governance Conference on eGovernance: Jaipur, 11-12 February 2013


Papers that are not falling under one of the themes given, written in poor style, with grammar problems or longer than 6 pages shall not be accepted Selected papers from those received will be published in the compendium The author(s) of best entry (ies) would be invited as participant(s) to this conference

Mode Of submission: All papers must be submitted by email to paper.arpg@nic.in

Important date: Last date of submission- 25th January 2013


The completed Papers may be sent to the following: Shri S. K. Pani Under Secretary (e-Gov) Department of AR & PG Sardar Patel Bhawan, Parliament Street New Delhi- 110001 Tel: 011-23367966 Fax: 011- 23401457 Email: sk.pani@nic.in For any contact information or queries Shri S.K. Pani may be contacted.

16th National e-Governance Conference on eGovernance: Jaipur, 11-12 February 2013

Template for paper Submission for 16th National e-Governance Conference

16th National e-Governance Conference on eGovernance: Jaipur, 11-12 February 2013

16th National e-Governance Conference on eGovernance: Jaipur, 11-12 February 2013