Other Components


  • Portal for publishing and collaboration on standards developed and the portal address is (http://egovstandards.gov.in/)
  •  Technical Standards and E-Governance Architecture
    •  A draft document on Enterprise Architecture Framework prepared
    •  A draft Interoperability Framework for eGovernance prepared
  •  Network and Information Security
    • The group has recommended the ISO 27001/BS 7799 as the base standard to be used in various e-Governance implementations.
    •  Draft E-Governance Information Security Standard - Based on IS/ISO/IEC 27001 plus has been prepared.
  •  Localization and Language Technology Standards
    • The group has prepared broad generic recommendations for Localization on OS support, Content creation, Fonts, Coding, Search Engine supporting local language etc. These are yet in the draft stage.
  •  Metadata and Data Standards for Application Domains
    • The group has identified the Generic Data elements including their formats, which are applicable horizontally to various e-Governance applications.
    • The UNIQUE ID (UID) data elements are under review of the WG.
  • Quality and Documentation
    • The group has also prepared a Conformity Assessment Framework guideline, which is extremely relevant for any e-Governance project.
  • Draft Policies on Identity & access Management and e-Forms prepared by the Task Forces

  • Policy on Open Standards for e-Governance pdf 111.00 kb
    The National Policy on Open Standards for e-Governance provides a set of guidelines for the uniform and reliable implementation of e-Governance solutions. It has been designed to ensure seamless interoperability of various solutions developed by multiple
    Keywords : Open standards for eGovernance, vendor lock-in, open source, interoperability, royalty free life time standard, open standards solutions laboratory
    Posted : 15th June, 2009