Topic: Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability, e-governance- applications, models, successes, limitations, and potential;
4) Critically examine examine how much the MGNREGA and its website have gained after the introduction of Digital India. (250 Words)
Why this question?
Directly related to syllabus. Similar question was asked by UPSC previously. This question to create awareness (you can fix the problem as an IAS officer, especially computer science guys)
Key demand of the question:
Direct question – objectively examine impact of digital India mission on MGNREGA and its website.
Critically examine: Provide both positives and negatives. Don’t go solely by article (sometimes they are biased)
Structure of Answer:
In the introduction write in 2-3 lines about making schemes like MGNREGA more transparent and efficient through initiatives like digital India.
Write briefly objectives of both Digital India and MGNREGA.
In the body, divide answer into 4-5 parts such as MIS, Payment issues, Job card issues, UI etc. Wthin each write both merits and demerits.
In the conclusion, write in 1-2 lines on the need for simplifying Digital India and making it accessible for all sections of people.