AID17583: The Government of India has planned to harness the benefits of the cloud and
has undertaken the ambitious initiative "GI Cloud" which has been
named as "MeghRaj". The aim of this initiative is to facilitate quick
delivery of e-services in the country to the citizens while optimizing ICT
spending of the Government. This will ensure optimum utilization of the
infrastructure and speed up the development and deployment of eGov
applications. Meghraj will provide services to the government departments,
citizens and businesses through the internet as well as mobile connectivity.
What are the expected benefits of this initiative to the citizens? What could
be the challenges in this initiative?