Open Data platform facilitates proactive release of datasets in an open format by the ministries/departments for use, reuse and redistribution. Online hosting of information & documents would facilitate open and easy access to information for citizens.
Government shall pro-actively engage through social media
Government shall pro-actively engage through social media and web based platforms to inform and interact with citizens. MyGov.in, a platform for citizen engagement in governance, has been launched by the Hon’ble Prime Minister on 26th July, 2014, as a medium to exchange ideas/ suggestions with Government. It will facilitate 2-way communication between citizens and Government to bring in good governance.
Online messaging to citizens on special occasions/programs would be facilitated through emails and SMS.
Open Data platform, Social Media Engagement and Online Messaging
Open Data platform, Social Media Engagement and Online Messaging would largely utilise existing infrastructure and would need limited additional resources.