MyGov platform is a unique first of its kind participatory Governance initiative involving the common citizen at large. The idea of MyGov brings the Government closer to the common man using online platform, creating an interface for healthy exchange of ideas and views involving the common citizen and experts with the goal to contribute to the social and economic transformation of India. In its short span of existence till date, MyGov platform has been more than successful in keeping the citizens engaged on important policy issues and Governance, be it Clean Ganga, Girl Child Education, Skill Development and Healthy India to name a few. There is no doubt that this platform has made inroads in diminishing the gap which has traditionally existed between the citizen and the Government.
MyGov is an innovative platform launched to ensure citizens’ engagement in decision making by the Government so that the goal of “Good Governance” for building India is achieved.
MyGov has more than 9.5 Million users who contribute their ideas through discussions and also participate through the various earmarked tasks. In addition to this the platform gets more than 10,000 posts per weeks on various issues which are analyzed and put together as suggestions for the concerned departments who can transform them into actionable agenda. Groups and creative corners are an important part of MyGov- External website that opens in a new window. The platform has been divided into various groups namely Clean Ganga- External website that opens in a new window, Green India- External website that opens in a new window, Job Creation- External website that opens in a new window, Girl Child Education- External website that opens in a new window, Skill Development- External website that opens in a new window, Digital India- External website that opens in a new window, Swachh Bharat (Clean India)- External website that opens in a new window. Each group consists of online and onground tasks that can be taken up by the contributors. The objective of each group is to bring about a qualitative change in that sphere through people’s participation.
Technology Brief of MyGov:
API Gateway on MyGov is an open source solution that is fast, scalable and modern. It is an implementation of gateway that sits in front of APIs and acts as a single point of entry for a defined group of micro-services or APIs. In addition to accommodating direct requests, it is also being used to invoke multiple back-end services and aggregate results. Gateway performs the Authentication, Security, Traffic Control, Caching, Logging, Analytics, Monitoring and much more. It can run completely independently, requiring only MongoDB and Redis to be effective, and it can scale horizontally.
API Dashboard on MyGov is used for creating, publishing, maintaining, monitoring, and securing REST APIs at any scale. It provides maximized scalability and reliability by offloading API Governance to the edge. It is the visual Graphical User Interface (GUI) and analytics platform for managing the APIs.
API Gateway Components of MyGov:
Overall Architecture of API Gateway and Dashboard:
For more information, please visit: https://www.mygov.in/