With a population of more than a billion people and having enjoyed 65 years of freedom, India is one of the largest democracies in the world, with complex Government systems running it. At present, different sectors are controlled by independent systems and governing bodies. Given the fact that we are growing at a GDP of more than 7% per annum, the Central and State Governments have started recognizing the need for more dependable, efficient and accurate information systems. The complexity in governing more than a billion people requires high level of efficiency, accuracy and transparency for tracking and reporting information.
Implementing ERP solutions could be one answer to reduce the complexity and improve the efficiency of the Government Operations. Below mentioned are few benefits to the government by implementing ERP for Governance.
Above given are just few critical examples but there are lots of other processes that need equal attention. Setting up the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) and issuing a 12-digit unique number for every citizen of India could be considered one of the initial steps towards centralizing data about every citizen. The Government claims that, the Unique Identity (UID) can be used to efficiently plan reforms in Healthcare, Education, Social Security, Employment and other miscellaneous purposes. But, implementing a centralized ERP system will ensure better decisions being taken by our leaders using the UID data.