Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur launched Himachal MyGov portal here today which will go a long way in strengthening public participation in governance process. MyGov is an innovative platform to build a partnership between Citizens and Government with the help of technology for growth and development of India. This unique platform aims to enhance citizen partnership with the state Government and vice versa.Chief Minister also launched CM App on the occasion.Chief Minister said that MyGov Himachal will help people of the State to communicate their views, suggestions, feedback as well discontentment if any. He said that the State Government will give due consideration to constructive criticism and synergizing all contributions for betterment of the State and Country as well.He said that MyGov Himachal Portal and Chief Minister App would bring Administration closer to people and ensure two way communications between the Government and the People. He said that Himachal Pradesh with the launch of this app has become 11th State to have this facility.Jai Ram Thakur said that the salient features of MyGov Himachal would be Discussion, Tasks, Talks, Polls, and Blogs on various groups based on diverse governance and public policy issues. Chief Minister said that with the help of this App, people would be able to get firsthand and prompt information regarding various policies and programmes of Government framed for their welfare. He said that the general public can also give their valuable suggestions for making the policies and programmes more effective and result oriented.
He said that the State Government earlier has also started CM Sewa Sankalp Helpline 1100 for redressal of their grievances and also help raising various issues of social importance.Jai Ram Thakur said that people of the State would be able to write directly to the Chief Minister regarding their various grievances through Chief Minister App. He also felt the need to ensure proper coordination between various schemes as only then the objective behind it could be achieved.Agriculture and IT Minister Dr Ram Lal Markanda said that people have all right to know about the policies and programmes initiated by the State Government for their welfare and development of the State. He said that the app would be helpful in this regard.Principal Secretary, Information Technology J.C. Sharma welcomed the Chief Minister and other dignitaries present on the occasion.CEO MyGov Government of India, Abhishek Singh gave a presentation on MyGov on the occasion.Director Information Technology, Rohan Chand Thakur gave a presentation on CM App.CEO MyGov Himachal, Rajeev Sharma presented vote of thanks.Education Minister Suresh Bhardwaj, Urban Development Minister Sarveen Chaudhary, Chief Secretary Anil Kumar Khachi, Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister Sanjay Kundu, Principal Secretaries, Secretaries and other senior officers were present in the occasion. Core idea behind MyGov Himachal portal is to increase public participation in governance therefore every citizen is requested to enroll himself in this portal share their opinions, feedback, suggestions and discontentment with government if any and all suggestions will be considered sympathetically. The only thing that Citizens needed to do is to enroll themselves in Himachal.mygov.in by entering their credentials.