MeitY unveils National strategies boosting blockchain adoption for better e-Governance

In a recent move to strengthen it's digitalization mandate, the Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY) released the National Strategy on Blockchain to enhance e-Governance experience further. The national strategy on blockchain identifies as many as 44 potential areas of leveraging technology and lays out the broad contours of how it can be implemented across different sectors.

GN Bureau | December 8, 2021


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The Ministry for Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) has recommended a framework for adopting blockchain technology within the Government mechanism for e-governance services.

A report, National Strategy on Block-chain published by MeitY emphasized creating digital platforms using blockchain infrastructure for service delivery to citizens and businesses through a trusted mechanism. The document also recommended promoting research and development and harnessing the benefits of the emerging technology.

The ministry will work with various government organizations to realize the advantages of blockchain technology. It will identify a dedicated team to hand-hold the implementers at various central and state government applications, the document said.

Existing services of the ministry for electronics and information technology and other government organisations would also be onboarded onto the trusted digital platform, it said.

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