Digital India is a program which is initiated by the Government of India to integrate all the people of the nation with the government departments using digital technology.
It aims to provide public services to the country’s citizens in a paperless manner. This initiative was taken to transform India into a knowledge economy and a digitally empowered society. It plans to connect even rural and underdeveloped regions of the nation with high-speed internet.
This is a dream to take India to the heights to match the best of all developed world. All the documentation, registries, etc. are being made digital. It is possible to fill the majority of forms online, even those related to governance and administration.
Aadhar Card, which is a unique identity document, is being linked to every other facilities such as telephone, bank account, etc. This makes all possible details available in one go.
People across the nation are being educated in online banking, and digital payments gateways are becoming common everywhere.
Apps like Ola and Uber are making the taxi and rickshaw services available at your fingertips.
Digitization of books is a big task, and it is being undertaken by the authorities in the direction of the vision.
Benefits of digital India initiative:
It provides high-speed internet to perform tasks speedily in less time. It also reduces paperwork. It can also reduce corruption as things become transparent in the digital environment.
It gives a platform to provide facilities to the people that include services such as e-education services, digital locker facility, e-commerce services, e-commerce services, e-health services, etc