GS-2, Indian Polity, Public Admin 2

Jan Soochna Portal

Recently, the government of Rajasthan had launched Jan Soochna Portal (JSP), which is in concurrence with the spirit of Right to Information Act (RTI). This virtually makes JSP a Janta Information System. JSP envisages public disclosure of data, which is the furtherance of civil society reforms initiated by the RTI, making it in synergy with good governance. Thus, JSP… Continue reading Jan Soochna Portal

Big issues, GS-2, Indian Polity, Public Admin 2, Uncategorized

Prime Minister’s Address on Citizen Engagement portal MyGov.in

This is a first of its kind initiative, where Prime Minister interacted with citizens on governance and delivery related issue. This was modeled on Town hall kind of system, which we see abroad. Prime Minister also said “Bad politics loses to good governance“. This was also the celebration of 2 years of MyGov.in digital platform.… Continue reading Prime Minister’s Address on Citizen Engagement portal MyGov.in

GS-2, Uncategorized

New steps to enhance transparency in Power Sector

In a bid to enhance transparency in power transmission sector of the country, the government has launched the‘TARANG’ Mobile App, ‘e-Trans’ & ‘DEEP’ e-bidding web portals. These are developed by Rural Electrification Corporation Transmission Projects Company Limited (RECTPCL), a subsidiary of REC Ltd. These measures are aimed at enhancing ease, accountability & transparency and would… Continue reading New steps to enhance transparency in Power Sector

GS-3, Uncategorized

Good country index

In the ‘Good Country’ 2015 index, Sweden has been voted as the best country in the world when it comes to serving the interests of its people and contributing to the common good of humanity. The index ranks a total of 163 countries taking 35 different UN and World Bank indices into account, including global… Continue reading Good country index

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Mobile Governance Programme

Objective–Delivery of public services through mobile platform Steps taken to implement Mobile Governance so far- A Mobile Applications Store (m-AppStore) has been developed as part of Mobile Seva project and currently hosts over 659 mobile applications Citizens can now directly interact with Government Departments through SMS. As on date, over 583 public services have been… Continue reading Mobile Governance Programme