, Volume 1, Issue 1, pp 1-2
Date: 06 Nov 2012


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I deem it a great privilege to bring to you this inaugural issue of CSI Transaction on ICT. On this momentous occasion, I would like to share the genesis of this series of transactions planned by the Computer Society of India.

Information and Communication Technology (or ICT in short), is pervasive and ubiquitous. It is touching the life of every one of us in several ways. Civil society governance is dominated by the presence of ICT in education, health and agriculture. In order to increase the quality of life of common man and to provide inclusive growth one recognizes that all round progress based on ICT is absolutely essential in Science and Technology in such a manner that the Research and Development efforts result in useable, simple and affordable devices or services. During such a whole-hearted and dedicated pursuit, generation of knowledge and deeper understanding of issues, are the natural outcome.

Obviously, the knowledge so generated should be institutionalized on an ongoing b ...