Digital India

08 Aug 2014

PM Modi has often time and again laid emphasis on using technology to overcome issues ranging from farming to governance. The Digital India Group on MyGov is a significant step towards that goal.

It’s one of the fastest growing groups on the MyGov site with 37,590 members and is open to members who preferences are Digital Technologies which include Cloud Computing and Mobile Applications. The aim of the group is to

“Come out with innovative ideas and practical solutions to realise Hon’ble Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of a digital India.”

All you have to do to get started is to register on the site, pick a group of your liking and choose a task listed on the group!

digital-india

Comments on the group page include-

  1. The Indian Farmer should benefit from the IT sector. Linking of Soil record, with Farm Output and selling price in comparison with world prices. If data on seeds sowed can be got, a pattern on output can be realized.
  2. Now India needs up gradation of government staff to technical one. Every record must be in database to enhance performance, security, maintenance.
  3. Every School must have a central server that will connected to central cloud of containing all sorts of E Training material ( both for teachers as well as students section wise ) All students above 6th should be give tablets like Aakash but more powerful( costing around 3000 ) with which they will connect to their school server freely. All e-Material should be created in regional language as well as English. Do not give subsidy to 100% tab but give to only those who can’t afford.
  4. Digitization of services using technology is valuable for creating transparency, responsibility and quick runaround. Educating people of its value and widespread usage thereafter will ensure private sector participation for e.g. passport process developed by TCS. Government should educate people and ensure easy access to internet on mobile devices. All regional and cooperative banks must be encouraged to provide ATM services.
  5. RFID -Short for radio frequency identification, RFID is a technology similar in theory to bar code identification. Could be integrated with small electronic chip & used for individual phones for unique user Identification, Transactions made by him/her, Shopping, Tour & Travel, Hotel & Restaurant Bills, Energy, Gas, Water, Bus, Train, Air, Boating, etc. bills…One stop solution for all bills.
  6. WIFI should be freely enabled through-out India for better communication, knowledge sharing, and digitalization of our nation.
  7. E-Seva Centers in every Village as single window delivery of all government services to public.
  8. When we add more and more number of services that can be availed electronically, automatically people will get attracted to it. After achieving a certain stage, some can be made ONLY available electronically. The Kerala model of “Akshaya Kendras” is highly successful in providing a large number of services at all locations. People can go there, submit applications, which will be processed electronically and service will be made available within a fixed number of days. No bribes, no worries.
  9. Bring in the judicial system on digital platform and connect them with police department, CBI, forensic etc. so that unwanted and harassing process could be allayed.
  10. Voting rights to students through e-voting. Students go to other places for studies and at the time of election they are not able to vote due to distance. Even lots of students couldn’t vote in this election. A separate website should be launched for e-voting. If any student send request of online voting with proper documents that he/she is studying in other city, a password should be sent to him/her so he/she may vote through e-voting.
  11. The Government has already taken the right step with the ‘Indian Citizen ID Card'(ICIC) project. This central database should store all the information about every citizen, starting from DOB Cert, educational cert, Voter ID, Ration Card, DL, PAN, Passport, Gas, Electricity, Telephone consumer ID, bank account numbers, biometrics, insurance, vehicle’s registration number etc. A single digital ICIC should be given to all citizens or just a number they should memorize. That card or number should be mandatory for all starting from school admission for their kids, hospital admission, traffic check points, purchasing rail/air tickets to insurance to color tv. Every government of private body has to verify their ICIC number through a simple mobile App, where they simply enter the ICICI number and the App displays the details of the citizen. The App can also do thumb impression verification (technology is capable to do that). This will not only make like easy for the citizens, but also reduce corruption. I request the PMO to invite for full PPT presentations on this, so that we get an opportunity to share the idea in details.

You too can become a part of the digital initiative by partaking in any of the six tasks members are currently working on.

So debate, ideate, get started!

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  • Abhishek Srivastava_6 - 8 years ago

    c)All real time statements by Investigating officer will be recorded Voiced and digitally signed (A unique Serial code assigned to the IO)
    Any Deviation or misconduct or harassment reported by person to the controle room will Mobilize another team on the investigation place apart from the State Police department (like CB-CID or CBI)

    See Next………

  • Abhishek Srivastava_6 - 8 years ago

    iv.Non payment of panalty will lead to constitutional hard orders that may include imprisonment or fine which ever is applicable on criticality of the cause/deviation from the standard
    3.Police Department has to be reschedule, retrained and equipped with digital media.
    a)Each patrolling or Police vehicle should be equipped with Camera at front
    b)All FIR and inquiry or Investigation has to be recorded on real time basis with local control-room

    See Next…………

  • Abhishek Srivastava_6 - 8 years ago

    b)Online Penalty system with feedback from common man/people
    i.Penalty will reflect to the contractors Inbox and time to pay
    ii.Correct the misconduct/deviation withing defined time line or contract will be canceled without any notice
    iii.New contractor will be assigned to the task/s with immidiate effect (as defined in section 1.a ITIL process.
    See Next……

  • Abhishek Srivastava_6 - 8 years ago

    2.Make contract opening and closing trough online quotations to reduce corruption in
    System-
    a)In all departments online user ID creation and submit contractors Quotations (this will give agility to Business Process system to have a artifacts in place without any changes in future and if any deviation so penalty will be applicable)

  • Abhishek Srivastava_6 - 8 years ago

    1.Transparency in system for durable and fast work progress in all sectors.
    a)Implementation of ITIL processes as required in each department
    b)All User access to progress via UID or Voter ID number as User login
    c)Manage all possible tasks through applicable tools-
    i.MSPS,
    ii.Ontime,
    iii.CA Performance,
    iv.MS-Dynamics AX 2013R3
    v.CA-SDM 12.7 etc
    d)Manage and track task completion through BPM ITSM tool

    • Vinit Gupta - 8 years ago

      Very basic but useful & essential step which must be taken by our Govt,initially Central Govt may start for its all class 1,2 and 3 employees of all departments – every employee must have his/her official mail id and communication could be made digital which is currently happening on hard copies.

      Above has n number of benefits majorly corruption control,manual intervention free processes can be developed & all mail communications would be considered full & final like in MNCs.

  • utkrisht sharma - 8 years ago

    LOOK ITS FOR EVERY EDUCATED CITIZEN TO LEARN COMPUTER CODING ITS THE LANGUAGE OF FUTURE……ONE DAY IT IS THE CREATOR OF CIVILISATIONS … IT MUST BE IN EACH AND EVERY SCHOOL COMPOULSARY TO LEARN CODING ..COMPUTERS ARE IN EVERY SECTOR ..EVEN IN SIMPLEST JOBS NOWADAYS ,,,INDIA SHOULD LEARN CODE SO IT CAN TALK IN ITS LANGUAGE AND WONT LAGG BEHIND…(there WILL BE nearly 10 millions of JOBS AVALAIBLE IN IT SECTORS AND PAYING MORE THAN ONE DEMANDS .. SO GET DIGITAL NO MATTER YOUR AGE,SEX,CAST,CREED

  • Sravya Talanki - 8 years ago

    Interesting, UK has a Government Digital Service Blogging platform https://gds.blog.gov.uk/ and twitter handle https://twitter.com/gdsteam. We can find lot of information out there to start with!

    Government cloud is one such initiative,https://www.gov.uk/digital-marketplace. If we can focus on central procurement and information governance then we will unleash lot of potential. We need architects to first craft policies and procedures and standards across states and center for digital India.

  • Maheshwari Manoj - 8 years ago

    I have idea to come out from electricity problems.

  • Jagdish Rohit - 8 years ago

    Dear Sir,

    I Suggest that Today just like we issue Digital Signature Certificates DSC for companies and a few High tax paying Individuals we should issue DSC’s for urban Indian.

    THIS DSC to be issued in secured FIPS Token should be used for Application of Important ID Documents.
    This the end user will be able to apply for a new passport online or other documents online and will eliminate the harrowing expreience which people face now.

    please mail me on jagdish.rohit@watchdata.com.sg

  • Dilip Kumar Ram - 8 years ago

    In Koderma Dist. We dont’ have rupee to eat think how can Koderma will be a part of Digital World
    Dilip Kumar Ram(9608610721)

    • Alpa r nakrani - 8 years ago

      velop is our primary need and after that we can change any thing.if I have not money to eat than I thought about money for eat but I have lots of money then I will thought that t have to do something better for more facilities.