Year: 2023 | Month: December | Volume 68 | Issue 4

Information Infrastructure & Digital Divide: In the context of Indian Universities — The Economical and Financial Context

Sarmistha Chowdhury K.S. Tiwary J.L. Dey Ritam Chatterjee and Abhijit Bandyopadhyay


Each and every organization, institution needs information and allied objects for the growth and proper
development and without a sufficient amount of information it is very difficult to sustain and run an
organization. Universities and Higher Educational Institutions work and function based on various
academic and administrative units and sections; and in each and every section information is very much
crucial and valuable. The development of information related activities is called Information Systems and
‘Information Infrastructure’ is a broad concept which is required for information collection, processing,
management and delivery in manual and technological mode. There are different types of sections and
sub-sections exit in model Information Infrastructure systems. Each and every universities depend on
proper information management systems and there are issues in relation to social, technical, psychological,
economical and managerial. In an university system and general organization there are numerous systems
and procedures in managing data, information and other documentation. Many institutions keeps
information as usual and without any professionalism and that lead to the failure of organizational goal
and proper development. Economical and financial issues are alarming in purchasing and maintaining
technologies, systems, and Human Resources, etc. And this paper is about the basic of Information
Infrastructure with a special focus on economical and financial issues in the context of Digital divide.

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