China in realizing the importance of E-government, started its move tangibly when it promoted the year 2002 as “E-government Year of China”. Since then the Central Government has played a leading role and all levels of governments have joined hands in the process of E-government development of China. This article provides details of efforts of the country's E-government development in terms of Setting-up E-government Lead Agency in Central Government, Leadership of E-government from Core Agency of Central Government, Patterns and Contents of China Government in Steering the E-government and Lead agencies of E-government at the Level of Local Governments. State Council Informatization Leading Group takes the primary responsibility of steering and coordinating the nationwide work on informatization. The key leadership in local government is the so called “Information Work Leading Group”. The group consists of government top leaders and important government department heads with the power to establish strategy and conduct policy framework and coordination work.
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