We Are Setting New Benchmarks Of Participatory Governance: LG
Jammu- In a move aimed to build citizen-government partnership and to promote participatory governance & policymaking, the Union Territory Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha on Wednesday launched MyGov- the robust citizen engagement platform for Jammu & Kashmir.
According to an official spokesperson, the LG said that the innovative platform to build the partnership between citizens & the government will promote participatory governance and policymaking.
“MyGov will bring the J&K administration closer to the common man while providing them opportunity to share opinions, ideas and suggestions on a range of issues for socio-economic transformation of the UT,” Sinha said.
“Governance process is a two-way street. Citizens’ suggestions are essential for people-centric policy making and MyGov platform will ensure that views of all stakeholders are incorporated in planning and decision making,” he added.
The LG, according to the spokesperson, dedicated the new initiative to the citizens of J&K and reiterated the government’s commitment to fulfill the aspirations of the people.
“We are setting new benchmarks of participatory governance, providing technology driven solutions, real time monitoring of government schemes & programmes, and making public services easily accessible to the people of J&K,” the LG said.
While speaking on the occasion, the spokesperson said, Chief Secretary Dr. Arun Kumar Mehta, asked the officials to reach out to citizens in a more effective manner and put dedicated focus on ensuring that the facilities and services created for people are being utilized by them to the fullest.
He said that Abhishek Singh, CEO MyGov congratulated the LG-led J&K Government for becoming the first Union Territory to launch MyGov platform, which is a unique initiative to connect the people with the Government & enabling them to contribute towards good governance.
“Later, the Lt Governor also launched the UT Dashboard. The dashboard will monitor development works and flagship schemes of various government departments for ease of decision-making. The UT dashboard facilitates a graphical overview of the performance of various schemes pertaining to different departments based on Key Performance Indicators (KPIs),” the spokesperson said.
He said that Prerna Puri, Secretary to Government, Information Technology Department highlighted the initiatives taken by the department for empowering common citizens through digital initiatives.
“All possibilities are being explored to develop a unified portal for public services,” she added.
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