Prof. M. P. Gupta


(Ph.D., IIT/D)


Head of Department from 2016 to 2019

Area of Interest: Information Systems and ICT Policy

Phone: 91-11-26591173 & +91-9811027530 (M)

Known for pioneering works in the area of e-governance, he has been spending significant amount of resources in developing cases, tools and frameworks to promote e-governance research in the country. These included 30 Doctoral thesis, 22 sponsored & consultancy projects worth >5 crores, co-authored book ‘Government Online’, two other edited books ‘Towards E-government’ & ‘Promise of E-governance’ and 200+ research papers appeared in National and International Journals/Conference Proceedings. He has guided production of 14 edited volumes (large collection of literature on e-gov) via the International Conference on E-governance (ICEG) since 2003.

He has been closely following ‘Digital India’ and ‘Smart City’ programs of the Government of India (GoI), where his studies have suitably fed into these programs, in general and ‘Cyber Security Policy of India’ in particular. He is steering a European Union (EU) funded project ‘EU-India Cooperation Platform in Future Internet and Electronic Media’, which deals with the setting up of cluster to cluster partnerships between India and EU into areas pertaining to Future Internet and smart cities. This helped introducing ‘Fiware’ in India, which is now being showcased by World Bank via few pilot smart city projects. FIWARE platform is a library of middleware developed by a consortium of 5 EU based Tech companies and supported by the European Union (EU). He has also developed a report on ‘Smart Campus@IITD’ setting the agenda for smart campus living at IIT Delhi. The report was received well during the presentation at the NEM summit during Frankfurt Book Fair (14-16 Oct 2015).

He is involved in several policy making committees on ICT in the Center and State Governments in India; also on jury of prestigious awards committees viz. Digital India Awards, National Awards on e-gov, Data Security Council of India (DSCI), and Computer Society of India (CSI) Egov Awards. He is a recipient of the prestigious Humanities & Social Sciences (HSS) fellowship of Shastri Indo Canadian Institute, Calgary (Canada) 1996 and was a Visiting Fellow at the University of Manitoba. Conferred Best Professor award in 2012 at Singapore World Education Congress and CMO Asia.

Books authored by Prof. M.P.Gupta:

Reports authored by Prof. M.P.Gupta:

This report ‘Index of Government Websites’ was officially released by the Hon’ble Minister of Communication and IT Sri Ravi Shankar Prasad on 25 March 2015. This was brought out by a research team led by Professor M.P.Gupta of the Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi; the work was supported by the Department of electronics & Information Technology (Deity-GoI).

Research Impact of Prof M P Gupta