Ministry of Electronics & IT
Meghalaya Enterprise Architecture Project (MeghEA) launched today
- The initiative launched by Union Minister of Electronics & Information Technology and CM of Meghalaya.
- The MeghEA initiative is spread across 6 pillars i.e.
- Human Resources,
- Primary Sector,
- Infrastructure and Environment
- The project envisions to make Meghalaya a high income state by 2030.
- The project aims to improve service delivery and governance for the people using power of Digital technologies.
- The initiative is in line with Prime Ministers vision of Digital India that focuses on transforming the lives of common people.
- National e-Governance Division(NeGD), MeitY engaged with the Meghalaya State Government to build State Government capacities and initiate the project. Funds amounting to Rs. 5 crores were sanctioned for the following MeghEA project activities-
|5 state-level Sensitization Workshops and 15 District Level Workshops
|Capacity Building & Training at State and District level for Nodal Officers
|Architecture Scope and Vision Document and Finance Solution Architecture
|Detailed Architecture Requirements Document
|Architecture Blueprint Document & PMU support
|Adoption of Meghalaya Enterprise Architecture in Finance Department
MeghEA was conceived to support the following digital government goals:
- A planned state government transformation initiative which demands efficient coordination between strategies, policies, processes, services and organizational capacity to absorb change.
- Coordinate all ICT initiatives under one umbrella to get a better holistic perspective, boost IT planning effectiveness and optimize costs and investments for better returns.
- Implement and ICT enable state government process reengineering to provide multi-channel service delivery in a manner that increases digital take-up and completion rates.
- Ensure that state government applications and systems provide end-users with information they need to make decisions and influence government operations.
- Craft an ecosystem for the digital economy to boost shared prosperity, by leveraging ICT for employment and growth.
Envisaged impact of the project MeghEA –
- Preparation of a vision and roadmap to achieve the MeghEA vision (including SDGs adopted by the State)and mission levers – Connect (connected citizen connected government), Collaborate (efficiently collaborating government) and Empower (digitally enabled citizens).
- Adopting the approach of radical transformation and focuson process re-engineering of the department processes.
- Interoperability among various public, private and governmental applications leading to a connected ecosystem to foster innovation and promote secure data sharing.
- Improved and integrated deliveryof Financial services.
- Appropriate adoption of national platforms i.e. Aadhaar, Umang, DigiLocker, NCoG, eSign etc.
India Enterprise Architecture (IndEA):
- IndEA is a framework for developing a holistic architecture treating the Government as a single enterprise or more realistically, as an Enterprise of Enterprises, which are functionally interrelated.
- It is a structured combination of several Reference Models that, together, enable a boundary-less flow of information across the length and breadth of the government and facilitate the delivery of integrated services to the stakeholders, namely, the citizens, businesses and employees.
- IndEA framework comprises 8 Reference Models, viz., Business, Application, Data, Technology, Performance, Security, Integration and Architecture Governance.
- It is a comprehensive and convenient framework for developing Enterprise Architecture to support Information and Communication Technology (ICT) enabled transformation across governments.
- It is a way to establish Unity in Diversity in the domain of e-Governance.
- Federated Architectural Pattern is chosen for the IndEA framework for better administrative feasibility, need for decentralization of implementations, on-boarding of legacy/ ongoing efforts of e-Governance and above all, the need for state governments to have the flexibility to build state specific ICT services.
Benefits of IndEA:
- Provide a ONE Government Experience to the citizens and businesses.
- Enhance the efficiency of delivery of services.
- Improve the effectiveness of implementation of the developmental and welfare schemes through a holistic performance management.
- Enhance the productivity of employees and agencies through easy access to information.
- Bring in flexibility and agility in making changes to the systems to align with the best practices and to leverage the latest technologies.
- Realize cost-effectiveness through use of shared infrastructure and services.
- Maintain the right balance between security of data and privacy of personal information.