MyGov platform, a unique path-breaking initiative launched on 26th July 2014, is the first of its kind participatory governance initiative involving the common citizen at large.
MyGov is an innovative platform to build a partnership between Citizens and Government with the help of technology for the growth and development of India. Through this platform, the Government aims to encourage Citizen Participation towards Good Governance by seeking their ideas, suggestions and grassroots level contribution. Citizens can participate in this unique initiative of nation-building. For the very first time in the history of this country, citizens from across India will come together to share their expert thoughts, ideas and suggestions with the Government in areas related to various policies, programs, schemes etc. MyGov aims to empower citizens to work hand in hand with the Government.
For Government Employee
Government employees having @gov.in or @nic.in email ID, can use the credentials for the same to log in without having to provide any other details.
For the larger public, registration and sign up on MyGov can be done through your valid email ID and your 10-digit mobile number. While logging in, either the registered mobile number or email ID can be used. Every time you enter your mobile number or email ID, a One Time Password (OTP) shall be sent to your email as well as mobile number registered with MyGov. You do not need to remember any password for logging in. Alternatively, you can Sign-In by using your email ID and password as you maintain with MyGov.
The platform consists of various focus Groups where citizens can undertake tasks (both online and on ground) as well as share their insights through various tasks, discussions, polls, talks and blogs related to the particular Group.
Groups: Collaborate with Government!
Explore and choose from an array of topics on public and national importance on which Government and its respective agency would like to hear from you. Make yourself part of these groups and express your valued views and proposal on these issues. The Government would seek your active engagement and participation in addressing issues mentioned as group topics in the portal. A citizen can only be part of 4 groups at one particular time.
Discuss: Express yourself
Express your valued insight and views on theme-based discussions on the MyGov. It values your views and the Government is keen to hear from you to improve on its policy initiatives. Therefore, involve yourself in the discussions and contribute actively to the process of policy formulation.
Do: Devote your time for nation-building!
Become an active stakeholder in the governance process. Not only in the formulation part of it but also in the implementation bit. The Government through the MyGov Portal provides you with the opportunity to partner the government in its policy implementation drive through the group-based and individual tasks that are earmarked on this task. Take up the tasks and help the Government in taking its policy goals and implementation forward through your individual action. Successful completion of a task will enable citizens to earn credit points and a chance to share their ideas with the Hon'ble Prime Minister of India.
Blog: Stay updated and don’t miss out on important MyGov initiatives
MyGov blog is an important attribute of this portal which helps to stay up to date with the initiatives and activities of the government in the MyGov Portal. It provides with a good idea of the burning issues in hand helps you chart and prioritize your engagement through this portal.
Talk: Stay connected!
MyGov portal also gives the opportunity to connect and engage with government representatives through live chats. This is a unique platform which helps you to exchange views and ideas on a real-time basis. At the same time, it also provides the government institutions a direct link to the citizens to educate and take forward their initiatives.
Poll: Tell what you think!
MyGov Polls gives the citizen the right to cast his/her opinion on particular policy issues through online polls, giving the government a good idea about the effectiveness and reception of its policy initiatives. It also helps the Government in decision making by the gauging of public opinion. This is an effective tool enabling the citizens to directly contribute to the decision making process.
MyGov is a unique platform for citizen engagement through participatory governance. By registering in MyGov, you get the opportunity to share your views and ideas on issues of public importance through discussions and also directly take part in the governance initiatives through the tasks which are earmarked on this portal to address issues of public concern. Most importantly MyGov also enables you to take part in various initiatives towards public good and lets you to voice your opinion on the policy initiatives of the Government. MyGov makes you an agent of change and gives a golden opportunity to contribute in the journey towards nation-building and towards attaining 'Surajya.'
Get credit points by posting views on Discussions, completing Tasks that you volunteer for, and sharing ideas and viewpoints on social media. MyGov through its various features and initiatives provides you a readymade interface to connect with the Government on a regular basis and contribute towards policy formation and governance. Incentives based on credit points will be announced in the future. Periodically, select volunteers/achievers can get to meet and present their views directly to the Ministers and/or even to the Hon'ble PM of India.
Moreover, MyGov gives you an opportunity to help in nation-building making you an integral part of participatory governance.