E-Governance - A Carrier of Societal Development Developing Business Opportunities for the Rural Poor in the State of Uttar Pradesh A Province in India

Vinay Sharma


E-Governance as a subject matter is discussed as a carrier of societal development in this paper. The objective of this paper is to highlight the role of e-Governance in the development of business opportunities for the rural poor, in the State of Uttar Pradesh. Further, a view is generated on how the development of business opportunities may support the process of societal development on the whole. This paper as defined by Amartya Sen concentrates on the basic importance of freedom, associative and constitutive of freedom of market transaction, in assessing the market mechanism, along with the results in the form of incomes or the utilities it generates (Sen. A, 2000).

Therefore, this paper is proposing the role of e-Governance to be a facilitator and a mode to be utilized by the rural poor to

a) access the communication network,

b) to access the information,

c) for the development of business opportunities (enhancement in the freedom of market transaction)

d) leading to the subsequent development of the society as a whole.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.22140/cpar.v3i3/4.112


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