Digital India

Launch Date: 1 July 2015

Objective:

To transform India into a digitally empowered society and knowledge economy.

Achievements:

Growing 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)

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.

Common Service Centres:

         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 Lakh 2016.

         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.   

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