Open Governance is on similar lines of open source software and projects whereby people participate in various activities of the government.
Open governance further adheres to democratic principles to enable any interested citizen to add to the creation of policy, Legislation is democratically opened to the general citizenry, employing their collective wisdom to benefit the decision-making process and improve democracy
Open data is one of the section of Open governance. Open data helps in better governance which is crucial for any region.
Open Governance increases transparency, accountability, collaboration, citizen participation, better governance, decision making and innovation.