"Mere automation will not lead to efficiency in government processes. A focused public policy with a guided approach to output aimed at e-governance is necessary to improve productivity levels within government," a policy note tabled in the assembly said.
"The government will pro-actively engage citizens in all its e-governance initiatives following the citizen engagement guidelines of the government of India," it said.
It said the Centre was in the process of introducing a bill in Parliament to mandate Electronic Services Delivery to citizens within a specified time frame during 2011-12 and a draft bill has been placed in the public domain for inputs and suggestions.
The government would encourage educational institutions in the state to become part of the central government-initiated National Knowledge Network, it said.
The note said that the government "will take advantage of National Knowledge Network to improve the e-governance efforts as also encourage all educational institutions to be part of this network."
The Centre had in its 2008-09 budget had announced setting up of a National Knowledge Network.