Topic : GS-2: Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability, e-governance applications, models, successes, limitations, and potential; citizens charters, transparency & accountability and institutional and other measures.
GS-3: Achievements of Indians in science & technology; indigenization of technology and developing new technology.
5. Sustaining innovation in the country requires partnership of the government with the tech-solution providers for better governance solutions. Comment. (250 words)
Reference: Financial Express
Why the question:
The article explains a globally-competitive tech-solutions/app ecosystem can’t be sustained without government partnership.
Key Demand of the question:
Explain in what way Sustaining innovation in the country requires partnership of the government with the tech-solution providers for better governance solutions.
Comment– here we have to express our knowledge and understanding of the issue and form an overall opinion thereupon.
Structure of the answer:
Briefly explain the role of technology solution providers in providing for better governance solutions.
Briefly talk about Indian start-ups first. Discuss the actions of the government in this direction.
Discuss what the government should do to make the innovation paradigm of the country more sustainable. The government needs to help build start-ups in the field of health-tech, agri-tech, ed-tech, etc. It also needs to promote innovations in new technologies like artificial intelligence, machine learning, Blockchain, mixed reality, and robotics.
Quote examples to justify better.
Conclude with importance of recognising role of technology solution providers in better governance systems for the country.