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4) In recent years, a lot of effort has been put into technological initiatives like digitalization. Analyze how it can help in improving transparency and governance with examples?(250 words) 

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4) In recent years, a lot of effort has been put into technological initiatives like digitalization. Analyze how it can help in improving transparency and governance with examples?(250 words) 

Key demand of the question

The question expects us to bring out how digitalization would help in improving transparency as well as governance. We also need to provide examples of government schemes and programmes which can help in improving governance and transparency.

Directive word

Analyze – When asked to analyze, you  have to examine methodically the structure or nature of the topic by separating it into component parts and present them as a whole in a summary.

Structure of the answer

Introduction – Highlight that the current government has taken us on the path of digitalization through Digital India etc

Body

  • Explain how by bringing digitalization, transparency and governance improves.
  • Give examples of e-governance initiatives like mygov.in which enhance interaction between citizens and government, discuss about the pillars of digital India and how focus is on better service delivery for citizens, discuss the role of JAM in curbing corruption etc
  • Discuss what more can be done to further improve transparency and governance

Conclusion – emphasize on the role of technology in improving governance and the significant strides that we have taken in recent years.