10 October 2015

All you want to know about Digital India

What is Digital India? 

With the launch of Digital India programme, the government is taking a big step forward to transform the country into a digitally empowered knowledge economy.
Includes various schemes worth over Rs 1 lakh crore like Digital Locker, e-eduction, e-health, e-sign and national scholarship portal. BharatNet in 11 states and Next Generation Network (NGN), are also a part of Digital India campaign.
The programme includes projects that aim to ensure that government services are available to citizens electronically and people get benefit of the latest information and communication technology.
The Ministry of Communications and IT is the nodal agency to implement the programme.

Apps for Digital India
Digital India Portal,
MyGov Mobile App,
Swachh Bharat Mission App
and Aadhaar Mobile Update App.

Vision Of Digital India
Digital Infrastructure as a Utility to Every Citizen
Governance & Services on Demand
Digital Empowerment of Citizens

Pillars Of Digital India
Broadband
Highways
Universal Access to Phones
Public Internet Access Programme e-Governance -
Reforming government through Technology e-Kranti -
Electronic delivery of services Information for All Electronics Manufacturing -
Target NET ZERO Imports
IT for Jobs
Early Harvest Programmes

Impact of Digital India by 2019
Broadband in 2.5 lakh villages,
universal phone connectivity
Net Zero Imports by 2020
400,000 Public Internet Access Points
Wi-fi in 2.5 lakh schools, all universities;
Public wi-fi hotspots for citizens 
Job creation: Direct 1.7 Cr. and Indirect at least 8.5 Cr.

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