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• Digital India is a campaign launched by the

Government of India to ensure that Government

services are made available to citizens electronically by
improved online infrastructure and by increasing
Internet connectivity or by making the country
digitally empowered in the field of technology.
• It was launched on 2 July 2015 by Prime
Minister Narendra Modi. The initiative includes plans
to connect rural areas with high-speed
internet networks
Vision of Digital India



• It will help in decreasing documentation and
Reducing paper work reducing paper work.

• Digital india mission us away for cashless

Cashless Transaction transaction.

• It can help small businesses. People can use

Expansion online tools to expand their business.

• It can play a key role in GDP growth.

Growth in GDP
• E-Governance will help in reducing corruption
Reducing Corruption and getting things done quickly.

• There would be more transparency as all the data

More transparency would be made online and would be accessible to
citizens of the country.
government E-kranti -
Information for through Electronic
All Technology delivery of

Public Internet
Access IT for Jobs

Access to Early Harvest
Mobile Programmes

Highway Pillars Electronics
Nine Pillars
• This covers three sub components, namely Broadband for All Rural,
Broadband for All Urban and National Information Infrastructure
• Under Broadband for All Rural, 250 thousand village Panchayats would be
covered by December, 2016. DoT will be the Nodal Department and the
project cost is estimated to be approximately Rs. 32,000 Cr.

• The initiative is to focus on network penetration and fill the gaps in

connectivity in the country.
Universal Access • All together 42,300 uncovered villages will be covered for providing
to Mobile
Connectivity universal mobile connectivity in the country.

• The two sub components of Public Internet Access Programme are

Common Service Centre and Post Offices as multi-service centre.
• Common Service Centre would be strengthened and its number would be
Public Interest
increased from approximately 135,000 operational at present to 250,000
Access i.e. one CSC in each Gram Panchayat. CSCs would be made viable, multi-
Programme functional end-points for delivery of government and business services.
DeitY would be the nodal department to implement the scheme.
Nine Pillars (Contd..)
• Open Data platform and online hosting of information & documents would facilitate
open and easy access to information for citizens.
• Government shall pro-actively engage through social media and web based
platforms to inform citizens. has already been launched as a medium to
Information for all exchange ideas/ suggestions with Government. It will facilitate 2-way
communication between citizens and government.

• Form simplification and field reduction – Forms should be made simple and user
friendly and only minimum and necessary information should be collected.
E-Governance • Online applications, tracking of their status and interface between departments
Reforming government
through Technology
should be provided.

• There are 31 Mission Mode Projects under different stages of e-governance project
lifecycle. Further, 10 new MMPs have been added to e-Kranti by the Apex
Committee on National e-Governance Plan headed by the Cabinet Secretary in its
meeting held on 18th March 2014.
E-kranti - Electronic
delivery of services • All Schools will be connected with broadband. Free wifi will be provided in all
secondary and higher secondary schools.
Nine Pillars (Contd..)
• The government is planning to teaching one crore learners from small towns
and village for IT industry. Plans are also to exercise 300,000 assistance
distribution providers in 2 years to run practical companies offering IT
IT for Jobs services and telecoms companies to train 500,000 rural workers in 5 years.

• The govt is planning to set up Aadhaar Allowed Fingerprint Presence

Program in all central government workplaces situated at Delhi. A web based
application software system will allow online documenting of attendance and
Early Harvest its watching by the involved stakeholders.

• Concentrate is on set tob containers, VSAT, mobile,consumer electronics,

technology, medical electronic devices, intelligent energy metres, Smart cards
and micro ATMs. For this the government is co-ordinating on many front be
Electronics it taxes, rewards, financial systems of range and offering cost benefits to local
Manufacturing producers.
Estimated Costs of Digital India
• Overall Costs of Digital India
▫ Rs. 1 Lac Cr. in ongoing schemes.
▫ Rs. 13 Cr. for new schemes & activities.
▫ Rs. 4.5 Lac Cr. is total investment promised By Private
Sector. National Budget

Invested on other
Invested By
Invested on New
Invested By
Private Sector
Challenges in Implementing Digital India
High Level of Digital illiteracy

Connectivity to remote areas

Compatibility with center state databases

Cyber Crime

Net neutrality
Impact of Digital India
• According to analysts, the Digital India plan could boost
Economic GDP up to $1 trillion by 2025. It can play a key role in
macro-economic factors such as GDP growth, employment
Impact generation, labor productivity, growth in number of
businesses and revenue leakages for the Government.

• Social sectors such as education, healthcare, and banking are

Social Impact unable to reach out to the citizens due to obstructions and
limitations such as middleman, illiteracy, ignorance, poverty,
lack of funds, information and investments.

• The major changes in the technology space will not only

Environmental brought changes to the economic system but will also
contribute to the environmental changes. The next
Impact generation technologies will help in lowering the carbon
footprint by reducing fuel consumption, waste management,
greener workplaces and thus leading to a greener ecosystem.
The vision of digital india is grand. It is a huge step
towards building a truly empowered nation. If
successful, it transform citizen access to multimedia
information ,content and services. However the goal is
still far away since most of the nine pillars of digital
india mission are facing serious challenges in
implementation. It is imperative that focused
persistent attention must be given to each and every
pillar so that this programme does not end up in
failure. In fact we all should be mentally prepared for
the change and be ready to face the challenges in
implementing this policy, only then it would be
possible to make this vision a reality..