1 Reply Latest reply on Dec 8, 2015 7:32 PM by glen_w

    Digital India: program at a glimpse.....



      In World Online Moderator Summit, during my presentation on indiaengage, someone amongst the participants asked a question on "Digital India".

      I replied to the query, but due to scarcity of time, it couldn't be discussed in details.

      Here goes the basic components of the program for the sake of facilitation:


      Vision Areas of Digital India


      The Digital India program is centered on three key vision areas:


      Digital Infrastructure as a Utility to Every Citizen


      • Availability of high speed internet as a core utility for delivery of services to citizens

      • Cradle to grave digital identity that is unique, lifelong, online and authenticable to every citizen

      • Mobile phone & bank account enabling citizen participation in digital & financial space

      • Easy access to a Common Service Centre

      • Shareable private space on a public cloud

      • Safe and secure cyber-space


      Governance & Services on Demand


      • Seamlessly integrated services across departments or jurisdictions

      • Availability of services in real time from online & mobile platforms

      • All citizen entitlements to be portable and available on the cloud

      • Digitally transformed services for improving ease of doing business

      • Making financial transactions electronic & cashless

      • Leveraging Geospatial Information Systems (GIS) for decision support systems & development


      Digital Empowerment of Citizens


      • Universal digital literacy

      • Universally accessible digital resources

      • Availability of digital resources / services in Indian languages

      • Collaborative digital platforms for participative governance

      • Citizens not required to physically submit Govt. documents / certificates



      Source: http://www.digitalindia.gov.in/content/introduction