Meghalaya today became the first state in the country to implement the India Enterprise Architecture or IndEA with the launch of the ‘MeghEA- Meghalaya Enterprise Architecture’, a framework to implement integrated digital service system in governance.
Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma and Union Minister, Ministry of Information and Technology (MeitY) Ashwini Vaishnaw jointly launched the framework and dedicated this initiative to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
A statement from the CM’s office said that the project has been designed with an aim to transform traditional service delivery process into a digital service system.
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.
Speaking on the occasion, Vaishnaw said, MegEA would help the central government realise the 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. GOI is supporting Meghalaya to make sure people of Meghalaya get the best out of services”.
Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma 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”.
He said that the State government intends to create a “delightful citizen experience on government services, provide world class service delivery system to its citizens, and simplify department coordination.”
Sangma also said that the MeghEA is a key steppingstone and that the Planning Department has been steadfast in implementation of integrated finance solution which would lead to faster processing of schemes, approvals and disbursement of funds and would lead towards world class digital governance.