Digital India is a flagship programme of the government of India to transform India into a digitally empowered society and a knowledge based economy. The programme recognizes at the onset that the young Indian talent remains untapped and the potentials of Information Technology need to be channelized to have a digitally empowered India tomorrow.
Indian Talent + Information Technology = India Tomorrow
Co-ordinated by the Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY), the Vision of Digital India focusses on the inclusive growth of all, by offering equal opportunities to the stakeholders in the growth of Digital India irrespective of their economic class, gender, sex, disability, and religion.
This very prudent vision believes in empowering the citizens by productive employment & not direct income redistribution as a means of increasing income for excluded groups.
The concentrated areas of growth towards a Digital India are
- Electronic services
- Job opportunities in Information Technology
The Three key vision areas of Digital India
The Nine Pillars of Digital India
These nine pillars are the focus areas in which the central government would be working in close co-ordination with the state governments, agencies, individuals, industries and academia for the drive that systematically and meticulously leads to a Digital India.
The Digital India Week
Digital India Week was formally launched by the Honourable Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi in an event at New Delhi on July 1, 2015 headed by the Minister of Communications & Information Technology and Law & Justice Mr Ravi Shankar Prasad with an aim to inform, educate and engage with citizens through organization of events at Digital Points of Presence like post offices, schools & gram panchayats and connect all netizens through Digital Media campaigns & events to create awareness of the Digital India Vision amongst all the citizens of India- both urban and rural.
Innovative Products Launched @ Digital India Week
A product driving India towards paperless transactions between citizens and agencies. Registering, issuing curating and sharing of important documents all done through one single number – Aadhar identity in the form of e-documents. This is the first of its kind service in the world whose sole purpose is to make the mandatory processes in the functioning of a country hassle free for all stake holders.
- Issuing Birth, Marriage and Death Certificates
- Domicile Certificates
- PAN Cards
- Certificates related to Education
- LPG Connections
A product enabling e-signatures by authenticating signers and allowing digital signing of documents using Aadhaar eKYC service for submitting documents to government agencies. By avoiding the use of physical signature the accessibility of the docs increases. The Aadhaar eKYC service can be availed either using biometric support of One Time Passwords (OTP).
National Scholarship Portal
Scholarships granting and distribution through a single, unique log-in-id and password. A one of its kind network of educational institutions with the student community to make the procedures easy and transparency for all involved through easy status updates on mobile phones.
Medical services for citizens in all the parts of India through the net or mobile, through a single id.
- View Diagnosis & Reports
- Check Blood Availability
Digitize India Platform
This is a dream come true for every citizen, paperless government offices. Useful files and documents needed to be accessed by people directly shared through this platform for easy access. Digitizing India through Crowd Sourcing in the true sense.
Apps & Portals Unveiled @ Digital India Week
MyGov Mobile App
The MyGov website was launched way back in July 2014. A platform to encourage citizens to give in their suggestions and ideas for the betterment of India, is quite popular especially in the enthusiastic citizens. MyGov mobile app lanunched during the Digital India Week, makes this forum more accessible to all.
Swachh Bharat Mission App
A supporting app to the MyGov app, this app enables the people and government agencies upload responses and in the form of multiple media in the Swachh Bharat campaign on MyGov website and app.
A proud moment in the history of modern India. BharatNet is the world’s largest rural broadband connectivity project to connect all of the approximately two and a half lakh gram panchayats across india with an aim to deliver services like
BharatNet uses optical fibre network with a minimum of 100 Mbps bandwidth.
This is a WiFi service launched by the government to offer affordable, anywhere and anytime, high-speed broadband services while on the move through BSNL infrastructure. This will include 78 hotspots over 17 locations across 6 cities to start with. Eventually it would be a network of approximately 2,500 hotspots covering a variety of key locations throughout the country like government offices, railway stations, airports, tourist destinations, hospitals and many more.
Next Generation Network – NGN
A practical, futuristic technology to converge and revive the obsolete, or near extinction technologies into the new technologies to enable high speed broadband backbone across the vast country. The merging of switched telephone network, data network and wireless mobile network would set an example to all. The NGN would provide various services like video chats, video conferences, besides the routine mobile based services, all on the land line telephone networks at much lower costs.
Institutions Inaugurated @ Digital India Week
Centre for Flexible Electronics @ IIT Kanpur
The National Centre for Flexible Electronics to promote research and innovation in the area of flexible electronics was launched by the Central government. This technology aims at integrating the electronics on flexible materials like plastics, textiles, foils and paper.
Centre of Excellence for Internet of Things (IoT) with Nasscom
The Centre of Excellence for IoT is expected aims at giving a conducive environment across India to get a lead in the world of Internet of Things.
Policy Announcement @ Digital India Week
Electronics Development Fund Policy
This policy aims at creating a self-sustaining eco-system of venture funds to fill the gaps currently seen in the domains of early stage funding and venture funding in the technology areas of electronics, nano-electronics and Information Technology.
This policy would promote research and development in this technology for industry as well as academic institutions.
SPEC INDIA – a part of Digital India
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