Deploying Innovative Information and Communications Technology for supporting e-Governance in Assam

Project Overview

The objective of the project is to assist the Government of Assam in reducing the digital divide by expanding the ASWAN for e-governance delivery; improving ICT accessibility and developing e-governance applications in accordance with the roadmap to be identified by the e-government master plan;  improving and expanding ICT accessibility from legal, regulatory, and institutional perspectives; and enhancing the institutional capacity and human resource capacity for managing ICT infrastructure and operating e-governance applications. The focus technology for expanding ICT accessibility is BPL (Broadband over Power Lines).  Our Services involved;

Technical Assessment: Meetings with key stakeholders, working out operational details and roles agreement for installation work; Identification of various categories of users (residential, commercial;, industrial, govt, educational, trade bodies, etc.); Identification of actual users for each category; Identifying technology options.

RFP Development: Prepared the RFP for selection of partner

Program Management: Methodology followed for execution of Pilot project; Project Management support; assistance in Installation & testing; Maps and DTR details of selected users where installation has to be done; Installation of monitoring software at AMTRON data center / servers; testing procedures

Change Management: Documenting Overall benefit for Government of Assam

Capacity Building: Assessment of Training needs and recommendations on Capacity building measures for Government of Assam personnel

Monitoring & Evaluation: Measuring result of project implementation. Key parameters for monitoring this network; documenting benefits for each category of users


Project details

  • Date:
    April 2008 – Dec 2010 (Completed)
  • Client:
    Asian Development Bank (India, Guwahati,Assam)
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