This paper examines and discuss these shifts in our contemporary democratic fabric by focusing on emerging technological practices in government. It explores key concerns, and articulates the gaps in current legal-policy measures necessary to promote participatory democracy in the digital age.


IT for Change was one of the five civil society members of the 'Task Force for the Effective Implementation of Section 4 of the RTI Act' constituted by Department of Personal and Training, Government of India. IT for Change also led the sub group of the Task Force on digital means for proactive disclosure. The report of the…


IT for Change (ITfC) was part of a seminar at the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, organised  by the BRIDGE team, on Gender and Governance on May 1, 2009. Anita Gurumurthy represented ITfC on a panel  with Andrea Cornwall and Henry Amass. The discussion focussed on the emerging complexities in the…