The Union Minister of Electronics and Information Technology and Law & Justice, Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad today formally launched new Transforming India website - www.transformingindia.mygov.in - in New Delhi.
'Transforming India' website is a repository for sharing the impact of various governance initiatives with citizens in real-time. This website provides information in a user-friendly format enabling citizens to view the content in the form of Infographics, e-books, performance dashboard, videos, daily news corner, etc. and engage with the content by comments and sharing the content through Social Media.
This community based platform facilitates two-way communication between the government and citizens. It is also a social platform on which users can share their opinions about various initiatives of the government.
The key facets of the website are that it promotes accountability in major national initiatives, acts as a repository of major policies and decisions and provides a central platform to citizens for sharing of transformational changes that they see around themselves. The website thus bridges the gap between citizens and government and provides a seamless interface for two way information interchange. The website also acts as the central repository of all #TransformingIndia posts across the web, through the weekly summary reports, thereby providing to citizens a one stop window experience for all Transforming India content.
The key features of the new website are :
Performance Dashboard – A holistic view, with real-time updates, on the progress in key parameters in some of the flagships government schemes and initiatives.
Infographics – Easy accessibility to various government schemes and their progress through pictorial, graphical & animated representations.
Voice of India – Testimonials from citizens, recorded in their own voice and in their milieu, on the transformative impact in their lives through various schemes and programmes of the government.
Live Events– Facilitate live interaction between citizens, senior government officials, domain experts and civil society.
Videos – Short videos about upcoming policy initiatives introduced by the Government of India, as well as video clips of speeches by prominent dignitaries discussing issues of national importance.
Weekly Summary – A weekly digest of the best #TransformingIndia posts by citizens and senior government functionaries across social media platforms, including on MyGov.
Citizen Speak – Section devoted especially for citizen voices. Citizens can share stories about transformative growth in India that they see around themselves. This can be in the format of videos, photos and comments.
Social Media Corner – Daily news on policy and governance summarized through best Social Media posts. Gets published every day at 7:00 PM.
Speaking on the occasion of the launch, Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad said that "Under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the journey of transforming India is a continuous process. This site is an effort by MyGov to comprehensively record each and every aspect of this transformation."
Also present at the occasion of the launch was Shri P.P. Chaudhary, Minister of State for Electronics and Information Technology, Law and Justice.