Shillong, Sep 17: Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma and Union Minister, Ministry of Information and Technology (MeitY) Ashwini Vaishnaw on Friday jointly launched ‘MeghEA- Meghalaya Enterprise Architecture’, a framework to implement integrated digital service system in the governance process and dedicated this initiative to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
The project has been designed with an aim to transform traditional service delivery process into a digital service system.
IndEA is an initiative of the Government of India, to promote digital governance in the country and expedite the delivery service system in the government process. Meghalaya is the first state to implement IndEA as MeghEA and promote Enterprise Architecture to digitize Governance Process.
The implementation of this project includes integration multiple digital platforms, integrated seamlessly through modern technology, with an intention to digitize the government system and provide quick and easy service to its citizens.
On the occasion, Union Minister MeitY, Ashwini Vaishnaw said, “We are privileged that MegEA is dedicated to PM Narendra Modi. Conrad K Sangma is a dynamic and young Chief Minister of Meghalaya. MegEA would help us realize our vision of digital India. The focus of the program is to transform the life of common man and how the government effort leads to quality difference in common man’s life. For Telecom reform, this will positively impact North-East and the centre is supporting Meghalaya to make sure people of Meghalaya get the best out of services”.
During the launch, the Chief Minister said, “MeghEA is a blueprint towards Digital implementation. I would like to congratulate NIC, KPMG, NeGD, MeitY for their effort. This initiative would transform Governance process and would ensure best in class service delivery mechanism at grass-root level. The implementation of MeghEA in the department would improve government efficiency. However, training of manpower in IT needs to be done properly. With this initiative, we hope to bring digital transformation in the governance process and ease the delivery service mechanism.”
Government of Meghalaya intends to create a delightful citizen experience on government services, provide world class service delivery system to its citizens, and simplify department coordination. MeghEA is a key steppingstone in this journey. Planning Department has been steadfast in this context, implementation of Integrated Finance Solution would lead to faster processing of schemes, approvals and disbursement of funds and would lead towards world class digital governance.