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OTPRMS Certificates to be linked with DigiLocker

  • IASbaba
  • March 18, 2021
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OTPRMS Certificates to be linked with DigiLocker

Part of: GS Prelims and GS-II – Education; Policies and interventions & GS-III – Sci & Tech

In news

  • The Ministry of Education has decided to link the Online Teacher Pupil Registration Management System (OTPRMS) Certificates with DigiLocker.
  • Objective: To ensure hassle free access to verified OTPRMS Certificates 

Key takeaways 

  • The issued certificates will automatically be transferred to DigiLocker. 
  • The same may be traced at National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) website.
  • The registration fee for obtaining Certificates has been waived off. 
  • This will enable all stakeholders across India to be digitally empowered facilitating ease of doing business. 

Important value additions 

DigiLocker 

  • DigiLocker is a flagship initiative of Ministry of Electronics & IT (MeitY) under Digital India Corporation (DIC). 
  • Aim: ‘Digital Empowerment’ of citizens by providing access to authentic digital documents to citizen’s digital document wallet.
  • The issued documents in DigiLocker system are deemed to be at par with original physical documents as per Rule 9A of the Information Technology Rules, 2016

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