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Internal Assignment Applicable for June 2021 Examination
Assignment Marks: 30
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Procedure / Steps 50%
Conclusion 20%
Correct Answer & Interpretation 30%
1. The recent Covid-19 pandemic has turned the world upside down with several businesses shutting shop owing to mounting losses. Yet, in these pandemic times, e-commerce is one twinkling star that has been gathering strength after strength. How has Direct Selling Experience via Amazon India helped small scale manufacturers of handicrafts or any
Internal Assignment Applicable for June 2021 Examination
other item of your choice during these pandemic times. As an external consultant, try to analyse the reasons behind the success of these small-scale manufacturers. Provide some statistics on how technology has made the lives of small-scale manufacturers simpler? In your opinion, do you see this as a future once the Covid-19 crisis gets over or do you see manufacturers trying to sell their handicraft/other products face to face again?
(10 Marks)
2. There has been a greater emphasis being placed on E-Governance in India which refers to the usage of e-commerce and e-business technologies by governments & their departments to conduct their own business. Choose your own city/town municipality & write down the salient features of any Government to Citizen (G2C) initiative conducted in your area recently. Also highlight the key benefits of this G2C initiative in your area to the common man. How has it changed the life of a common citizen? Support the benefits section with some statistics or Quantitative data (For example: Number of citizen complaints fell down by 65%). (In case you are living in a rural area, please choose the nearest city of your region, in case you are living abroad, you are free to choose your local foreign city to explain) (10 Marks)
3. The city of Leh is the joint capital & the largest town of the union territory of Ladakh in India. Leh is at an altitude of 3,524 metres (11,562 ft), and is connected via National
Highway 1 to Srinagar in the southwest and to Manali in the south via the Leh-Manali Highway. You have been invited as an external IT consultant by Government of India with a mandate to convert Leh into a “Smart City”
a. Which “Smart” city in the world will you choose as a benchmark to emulate some of the best practices of that city into Leh? Provide atleast 3 reasons with brief descriptions behind your choice of choosing that particular city as a benchmark? (5 Marks)
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b. Suggest & describe atleast 2 innovative technology enabled services that you will introduce into Leh so that it can be called as a “Smart city”? (5 Marks)