AJK IT Board has engaged a vision to empower the government functionaries and the residents of the State to look at a new paradigm of information sharing and citizen engagement. AJK Web Portal is a unified platform for the Government departments for sharing their public related information and services and citizen engagement in governance, has been conceptualized, as a medium for information dissemination, consultation, exchange ideas/ suggestions, collaboration. AJK IT Board wishes to transform the State of AJ&K into a digitally empowered society and knowledge economy.
The project will also be supplemented by Social Media platforms: Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp and YouTube riding on the popularity of social media and increased digital penetration. It aligns with the citizen communication initiatives i.e. Information for All, Open Government and ‘Digital Kashmir’. It aims to simplify the life for all residents of the State by addressing common issues. The web Portal shall have the functionality to pro-actively engage through social media and web based platforms to inform and interact with citizens and get back their active feedback. This would also result in citizen engagement in governance and as a medium to exchange ideas/suggestions with Government. The aim of the project is to focus on improving the citizen experience when interacting with the Government and to facilitate two-way communication between citizens and government to achieve better and inclusive governance.