Mihir Sir IT Experiment -2


Experiment - 2 : Visit various e governance/digital portal, understand their features, services

 Various E - Governance

India has implemented various e-governance initiatives to improve the delivery of government services, promote transparency, and enhance citizen engagement. Here are some of the notable e-governance initiatives in India:

Digital India: Launched in 2015, Digital India is one of the flagship programs aimed at transforming India into a digitally empowered society. It focuses on the digital infrastructure, digital literacy, and digital delivery of services.

MyGov: MyGov is a citizen engagement platform that allows citizens to participate in governance by sharing their views, suggestions, and ideas on various government policies and initiatives.

e-Governance Services under National e-Governance Plan (NeGP): The NeGP was launched in 2006, and it consists of various Mission Mode Projects (MMPs) to deliver government services electronically. Some key MMPs include:

A. Passport Seva: An online portal for applying and managing passport services.
B. MCA21: An e-governance initiative of the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, facilitating electronic filing and retrieval of various corporate documents.
C. e-Courts: An initiative to digitize and automate court processes for greater efficiency in the judicial system.
D. e-District: Provides integrated and web-enabled services at the district level, simplifying access to government services for citizens.

National Payment Corporation of India (NPCI): NPCI is an organization that promotes digital payments and operates systems like Unified Payments Interface (UPI) and Bharat Bill Payment System (BBPS) to facilitate secure and efficient transactions.

DigiLocker: DigiLocker is a cloud-based platform that allows citizens to store and access their official documents digitally, reducing the need for physical documents.

UMANG (Unified Mobile Application for New-age Governance): UMANG is a mobile app that provides access to multiple government services and schemes through a single interface.

GeM (Government e-Marketplace): GeM is an online marketplace for government procurement, ensuring transparency, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness in procurement processes.

BharatNet: BharatNet aims to connect all Gram Panchayats (village-level local governments) in India with high-speed broadband to promote digital inclusion and access to online services in rural areas.

National Scholarship Portal (NSP): NSP is an online platform that simplifies the application and disbursement process for various scholarships offered by the central and state governments.

e-NAM (National Agriculture Market): e-NAM is an online trading platform that integrates wholesale markets for agricultural commodities, enabling farmers to sell their produce to buyers across the country.

 Digital portal 

India has several digital portals that facilitate access to various government services and information. These portals are part of the broader e-governance initiatives under the Digital India campaign. Here are some key digital portals in India:

National Portal of India (india.gov.in): The National Portal of India serves as the official gateway to access government information, services, and online resources. It provides links to various central and state government websites and information about government schemes, policies, and initiatives.

Digital Locker (digilocker.gov.in): DigiLocker is a cloud-based platform that enables Indian citizens to securely store and access their important documents such as Aadhaar card, driving license, educational certificates, and more. It eliminates the need for physical documents and promotes digital empowerment.

UMANG (umang.gov.in): UMANG is a mobile application that provides a single platform for citizens to access various government services and schemes offered by different government departments and agencies.

e-NAM (enam.gov.in): e-NAM is an online trading platform that integrates wholesale agricultural markets across India. It enables farmers to sell their produce online and access a wider market, thereby reducing intermediaries and ensuring better prices for their crops.

PFMS (pfms.nic.in): PFMS is an online platform for efficient management of government funds, payments, and receipts. It helps in tracking the flow of funds and ensures transparency and accountability in financial transactions.

GeM (gem.gov.in): GeM is an online marketplace for government procurement of goods and services. It simplifies the procurement process, promotes transparency, and ensures fair and open competition among vendors.

e-Courts (ecourts.gov.in): The e-Courts project aims to computerize and digitize the functioning of Indian courts to improve judicial efficiency and accessibility to legal services.

India Post Payments Bank (ippbonline.com): Although not a digital portal in the traditional sense, IPPB is a part of India's digital financial ecosystem. It offers various banking services, including digital banking and payments, especially in rural and underserved areas.