Since the catastrophic COVID-19 pandemic occurred, the world has undergone a dramatic change where cleanliness and social distancing have become the new global habit, masks a global trend and remote working a necessity. No one can ever be thankful for a deadly pandemic that has claimed millions of lives. However, it cannot be ignored that it has given a sudden boost to digitization that has transformed not only business, education, meetings, governance and even human lives. Such a transformation has played a crucial role in our preparation for the future.
With this wave of digitalization sweeping the country, India has witnessed many government initiatives that have further strengthened the country’s digital infrastructure and made it easy to access and deliver government services to the people. From Aadhaar to digital payments enabled by UPI and the provision of civic home services to direct benefit transfer (DBT) to beneficiaries, a lot has been transformed in the direction of good governance. Thanks to the digital revolution.
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The August 2021 issue of eGov magazine aims to highlight the impact of digital transformation on governance in the country and has enabled authorities and the population to fight the COVID pandemic. In addition, the attached articles will focus on how digitization has led to good governance in the country by inducing transparency in government programs.
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