Metaverse – The Start of a New Era of Government Services

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Jay Anthony

27 October 2022 8 min read

Metaverse – The Start of a New Era of Government Services

Until some time ago, the word metaverse was only familiar to science fiction fans or gamers, however, ever since Mark Zuckerberg changed his company “Facebook’s” name to “Meta” during the pandemic, the entire world was taken by stir and this newly unfolded technology came into the limelight.

Everybody, irrespective of how savvy they are with the technology and digital world, was excited and curious to know more about this technology. It was although like social media had an outbreak of this phenomenon call “Metaverse”. businesses from different domains and sectors are strategizing their adoption of this technology and what is even more surprising is that government bodies from different parts of the world are too getting drawn towards leveraging the Metaverse to serve their citizens and country better.

Many of us still may not have crystal clear picture of what the Metaverse actually is

· Is it a new platform to play video games?

· Is it a new social media platform innovation?

· Is it a place to hosts events and online interactions?

· Is it simply a gig in the tech world?

· Is it a fancy new technology that only the tech professionals will use for work related purpose?

To much of your dismay, this incredible technology is going to be responsible for the way people interact with one another for decades to come, this is the evolution of digital interactions. Just like how we evolved from web 1.0 to Web 2.0, the Metaverse is Web 3.0, and with Internet Explorer shutting down on 15th June 2022 we can now say that world has taken its plunge from Web 2.0 to Web 3.0. You must have heard of people from all over the world excited and awaiting to experience the metaverse and brands shifting to the Metaverse to reach out to their audience from varied demographics, but in this article we will tell you something that not many are talking about – how this is a new era for government services and how the government of different countries can leverage this phenomenal technology to elevate their interaction and engagement with their citizens. Yes, government bodies from all around the world are gearing up to make the most of this technology called “Metaverse”. With the emergence of Metaverse, the world is seeing many government bodies making changes to their policies in order to adopt and implement Metaverse compliant strategies for their citizens and country and this can be considered as a digital revolution in the government sector too.

In this article you will get answers to the below mentioned questions

· What is Metaverse?

· What are the Top 5 Features of Metaverse?

· What are the Top 5 Ways in which the government can leverage Metaverse?

What is Metaverse?

Metaverse is a term used for an immersive 3D virtual world where people can carry out their day-to-day activities like shopping, attending class, working, socializing etc. It is predicted to be a place where people spend if not more, but at least as much as time as they do today on social media. Tech giants and top world investors are pumping in millions of dollars to get this technological breakthrough up and running and Gartner predicts that by 2026, 30% of businesses will have Metaverse compliant products and services ready to offer to their audience. This can be considered as a futuristic iteration of technology and comes with heaps of opportunities for businesses and users alike.

Ideally one can say that the Metaverse is a computer generated collective virtual space created by virtually enhanced physical and digital reality. It is an individual virtual economy and environment which has its own digital currencies and Non Fungible Tokens (NFTs).

A Metaverse is a combination of innovation and technology that is envisioned to change the digital human interactions for generations to come.

What are the Top Features of Metaverse? 

Metaverse has end number of features that make it different and unique from any other technology mankind has experience, below mentioned are the top 5 features:

1. It is not controlled by any single entity or a group of entities

2. It gives total control of mobility and ownership to its users

3. It consists of 3D virtual worlds with real-time execution

4. It is built on Blockchain technology, which is considered as one of the most secured and reliable source of data storage

5. Boost creator economy by eliminating third party interventions required for purchase and selling of digital assets

What are the Top Ways in which the Government can Leverage Metaverse?

Since Meaverse technology has touched upon almost all domains and industries, the government has understood the criticality of this concept and is also hopping onto the band wagon of this technological phenomenon. The government has to at all times stay at par with all the new happenings in the technology landscape in order to service their citizens better and uplift their country on the whole. They would have it no other way and Metaverse is no different. Government bodies from all around the world are strategizing their way to leverage the Metaverse to its fullest ability.

Below mentioned are the top 5 ways in which the government can leverage the power of Metaverse for a better future for their country and citizens:

1. Metaverse can be used to scrutinize law and order in countries. Since this is built on blockchain technology which is considered to be one of the most secure and reliable technology, the government can leverage this 3 dimensional virtual world to monitor and track their citizens in a better manner and have full proof law and order implementations

2. If used correctly and to its full potential, the Metaverse can be a great tool for government bodies to monitor and track their citizens, this could include tracking population, deaths etc. The Metaverse will enable government bodies to derive accurate data about their citizens and take measures, precautions and maintain data accordingly.

3. The Government can leverage the Metaverse to provide their audience with new age technology to engage with for all government related documentation. Imagine if you could apply for your passport and get verified all from the comfort of your couch without having to stand in long ques at the passport office. Yes, the Metaverse will enable the government to provide its people with a more advanced and secured platform to get their government documents completed.

4. With the Metaverse, the entire voting faculty could be moved to a virtual and more secured set-up. If utilized correctly, people could put their votes through the Metaverse platform and not need to physically stand in lines at voting ballots.


The Metaverse is here and it is here to stay, all business domains and sectors are leveraging this phenomenal technology to uplift their services to the public, and the government too is planning out strategies to make the most of this and serve their citizens and country better. While the Metaverse still has a lot to unfold, people from all around the world are already making the most of all that it currently has to offer.


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Jay Anthony

Marketing Head | TECHVED Consulting India Pvt. Ltd.

He led efforts to develop a fully integrated marketing communications plan and growing team. He is responsible for successful corporate re-brand and update of all branded assets.

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