Nationhood, Technology and the Roots of Computer-Assisted Governance in India, 1880-1980

By Ramesh Subramanian.

Published by The Technology Collection

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This paper examines India's current prowess in software, computing and e-governance using an historical perspective that includes the concept of Nationhood, technological self-reliance and IT for policy formulation and development.

Keywords: History, e-Governance, e-Government, Technology Development, National Development, Governmental Policy, Computing, Computer-assisted Governance

International Journal of Technology, Knowledge and Society, Volume 1, Issue 1, pp.51-62. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 1.131MB).

Dr. Ramesh Subramanian

Ramesh Subramanian has been a Professor of Computer Information Systems at the School of Business, Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut, USA since July 2002, where he holds the Gabriel Ferrucci Endowed Professorship Dr Subramanian received his Ph.D. (1992) in Computer Information Systems and MBA (1990) from Rutgers University, NJ. He also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Management (1984) from XLRI - Center for Management Studies, Jamshedpur, India, and a Bachelor of Applied Sciences (1980) from Madras University, India. Prior to his current appointment, Dr Subramanian has held the following positions: Senior Software Engineer at IBM's Advanced Technology Lab (Southbury, CT); Associate Professor of MIS (tenured) at the College of Business and Public Policy - University of Alaska, Anchorage; Instructor of Computer Science at the Computer Science Department, Rutgers University, NJ; Member of the Technical Staff - Database Research District at Bell Communications Research, Morristown, NJ. Dr Subramanian has also served as consultant to BP Exploration, Alaska, and the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce, Alaska. Dr Subramanian's current interests include Information Systems Strategy, IT history, philosophical underpinnings of IT, Information Systems Security, E-commerce, Peer-to-Peer networking and resource sharing and IT and Society.


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