An umbrella programme under Digital India is inclusive of quite a few schemes intended at wide-ranging growth in areas like government services on demand, shift to e-business, broadband and mobile connectivity, local manufacturing and job opportunities in favor of Indians.

“We want our 1.25 billion citizens to be digitally connected. We already have broadband usage across India go up by 63 percent last year”.-Narendra Modi

  1. Broadband Highways
  • The plan includes an investment of Rs. 32.000 crore for Internet connectivity to 2,50,000 Gram Panchayats by December 2016
  • Promotes Nationwide Infrastructure through National Knowledge Network and National Optic Fiber Network by 2016
  1. Access to Mobile Connectivity
  • Covering 42.300 villages by FY18, Investment of Rs. 16,000 crore
  1. Rural Internet Mission
  • 1,50,000 Post Offices to become ‘hunt-service centers’ by 2016
  • Promotes investment of Rs. 4,750 crore, 2,50,000 Gram Panchayats to have service delivery centers by March 2017
  1. e-kranti: National e-governance Plan 2.0
  • It comprises of facilities like Government process re-engineering, electronic databases, complete workflow automation & IT-based solutions and public grievance
  • Making use of emerging technologies – cloud by default, mobile, mandate standards and protocols, language localization, geospatial Information system
  • Encompasses mobile banking, online loans and real-time data for farmers
  • Mission Mode Projects to stick on to government-mandated standards
  1. Information for All
  • Efficient use of crowd sourcing through MYGov.in for discussion dialogue with all citizens
  • Digital Locker – Online hosting of Information & documents, facilitating digital signature through e-sign
  1. Electronics Manufacturing
  • In the course of increased local manufacturing target Net Zero Imports by 2020.
  • Synchronized efforts for offering precision on taxation, skill development and government procurement

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