iSAT Africa - E Governance

Understanding E-Governance

E-governance is the process of offering better government service to the public at a lower cost and the methodology to use e-commerce business methods to improve government departments' data sharing and efficiency with the use of information systems. Access to all official information and service offerings of the Government administration are of prime focus to citizens. The 'e' is for Electronic/digital means, effectively doing the right thing, efficiently doing it the right way, Empowerment of public in the governance process and Enterprising in initiative and innovation.

'Governance' is the exercise of education, political, economic and administrative authority in the management of a country's affairs at all levels. Governance comprises the complex mechanisms, processes and institutions through which citizens and groups communicate their interests, mediate their differences and exercise their rights and obligations.

Challenges and iSAT Solution

E-governance is a budding technology of all citizens. In traditional systems government was often facing some fundamental problems at real time implementation of projects and the citizen requirements were also been not effectively full filled. But now it can be automated for various e-villages across Africa using iSAT e governance solutions. iSAT can implement e- governance projects for resource sharing to village peoples through satellite combining iSAT VSAT solutions empowering governments to send required resources to citizens through e-services. It is very important to make sure that the sharing of data is accurately and quickly delivered end-to-end to all those are connected across the networks and iSAT specializes in it. In e-village level you may define our own user network for data sharing from different departments.

iSAT fast and easily deployable e governance solutions help government to reach out to the remotest regions quickly and hence bridging the gap between the rich and the poor, between the more developed and the less developed, between the urban and rural population can be bridged by empowering the less privileged sections of society by providing equality of opportunity to access information and services.

Using iSAT e-governance solutions Government Departments can easily be connected with important public services and utilities can be automated in their functioning and suitable public interface can be easily designed to provide the services to all e-villages through advanced iSAT e-governance satellite solutions which provide perspectives of government information to all citizens.

Advantages of iSAT E-Governance Solution

  • Providing better mechanisms for real time two-way communication between communities and Government.
  • Faster and easy accessibility to making laws, regulations, and citizen entitlements.
  • Reduce the cost of participation in participative decision-making Providing better platform and information.
  • Eliminating the barriers of distance and time across the entire region.
  • Higher availability of services enables making the use of technology to find information a part of everyday life, thus encouraging people to improve their IT skills.
  • Breaking geographical barrier hence improving opportunities for participation for the poor and their advocates.
  • Designing products to meet the needs of physically disadvantaged citizens.
  • Allowing central and local bodies to share an online presence, which complements each other's services.
  • Providing the right platform for various citizen services such as payment of utility bills like Electricity Bills, Water and Sewerage Bill, Telephone Bills, Holding Tax, Filing Returns, Exam Fees, Registration of birth and death and getting related certificates, getting various permits and licenses, downloading of Forms and Government Orders and alike.
  • Providing access to information, E-government information such as various education information's, research activities, Cabinet Decisions, forms, procedures, programs, projects, schemes, tenders, quotation calls, notice etc.