Launch Date: 1 July 2015
transform India into a digitally empowered society and knowledge economy.
Digital Profile of India
Aadhaar enrolment has increased to 120.7 Crore (As
on 31 march 2018) from 63.22 cr (as on 31stMay, 2014)
- Nearly 100% of the adult (18+years) population
has Aadhaar (as on 31st March, 2018) from 62% (as
on 31st May, 2014).
- Number of unique bank accounts linked with Aadhaar has increased to 59.15 cr
(as on 31st March, 2018) from less than 7 cr (as
on 31st May, 2014). (Data needs updation)
- Since September, 2016 58.3 Crore mobile
SIM cards have been issued using Aadhaar eKYC.
- 125 Banks have joined Aadhaar
Enabled Payment System (AEPS), leading to an increase in AEPS transactions
from just 0.46 Crore on 31st May, 2014 to 141.16 Crore on 31st March,
- Aadhaar enrolment trend during March, 2014 to May, 2014
was about 3-4 lakh per day and about 5-6 lakh per day till October 2016.
Since Demonetization, the Aadhaar enrolment/
Update requests are in the range of 3-4 lakh per day.
- More than 1 cr Income
Tax Payee have linked their Aadhaar with
PAN (Data needs updation)
- Approximately 70% people are applying for
passport using Aadhaar.
- Jeevan Pramaan: It is an Aadhaar
based platform for biometric authentication of the pensioners and senior
citizens. Since its launch on 10 November 2014, over 150.15 lakh
pensioners have registered on the portal till date, which
was 16.54 lakh in 2016. As per the latest data available around
3.87 Aadhaar based PoS
terminals have been introduced .
DIGIDHAN MISSION: Dedicated
mission under the ministry of Electronics & IT was established to achieve
the target of 2500 crore digital payment transactions in FY 2017-18 through
digital payment modes including UPI, USSD, IMPS, Aadhar
Pay and Debit cards.
As on December 2017, around 2.92 lakh CSCs are
active and offering digital services like Aadhaar
enrolment, Ticket booking, of utilities and other e Governance services to
citizens from 2.15 Lakh Gram Panchayats, which was only 2.29
This has developed digital
entrepreneurs among poor, marginalised, Dalits and
women of India.
More than 52,000 women
are working in these Centres that provide digital services like ticket booking,
tele medicines, Jan Aushadhi, Aadhaar
service to people.