Prime Minister Narendra Modis vision
Digital India is a crusade coursed by the government of India to make the country a digitally empowered country. The campaign launched by the government of India on 1st of July in 2015 at Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium and the project aims to be completed by 2019. The purpose of launching this campaign is to provide Indian citizens electronic government services by plummeting the paperwork.
It is an actually transformative dream which will remake India and create a digital society, removing disadvantages and distance. It will unify the country men, level the field and create a new generation that can compete in all respects globally. It has become even more critical now that Indians have demonetisation of 86% of the currency and a reintroduced effort to bring in digital banking for the masses.
The Prime Minister has the vision to ensure High-speed Digital Highways to unite the nation, billion connected Indians to drive innovation, access to Information which knows no barriers, Government is Open - and the Governance Transparent, technology ensures the Citizen-Government Interface is incorruptible, to ensure government services are easily and efficiently available to citizens on Mobile device, to Government engage proactively with the people through social media, quality education reaches the most inaccessible corners driven by Digital Learning, quality healthcare percolates right up to the remotest regions powered by e-Healthcare, farmers are empowered with Real-time Information to be connected with global markets, Mobile enabled Emergency Services ensure Personal Security, Cyber Security becomes an integral part of our National Security, Mobile and e-Banking ensures Financial Inclusion, e-Commerce drives Entrepreneurship, the World looks to India for the next Big Idea, the Netizen is an Empowered Citizen
It is very effective and efficient technique which will save time and man power to a great extent. Three important elements of digital India are like creation of digital infrastructure, digital literacy and delivering services digitally all over the country.
This plan will really ensure the growth and development in India especially in the rural areas by connecting rural regions and remote villages with high-speed internet services. The overall project monitoring will be under the Prime Minister himself. Citizens of digital India may improve their knowledge and skill level after getting covered under the umbrella of internet. It is an ambitious project will benefit everyone especially villagers who travel long distance and waste time and money in doing paper works for various reasons.
This project is interconnected by the various governmental departments such as IT, education, agriculture, etc in order to achieve a promising bright returns. It is headed and planned by the ministry of communications and information technology. It is like golden opportunity for India when got implemented properly. In the very starting of the project launch, there was a plan by the state government to make available high speed internet connection in almost 250,000 villages and other residential areas of the country.
It is a mission which will enable every Indian to access all government services and schemes directly, through e-governance, thus eliminating intermediaries and the tyranny and corruption of low-level officials. Every Indian, irrespective of her status, will enjoy the same level of service. Most government services and schemes will be delivered electronically across India—creating a rich data base—in a transparent manner, with grievance redressal and assured time-bound delivery.