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Six Years of Digital India Programme

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  • July 3, 2021
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Six Years of Digital India Programme

Part of: GS Prelims and GS -II – Policies and interventions

In news

  • Recently, the Indian Prime Minister of India addressed a virtual event to mark the completion of six years of Digital India programme.

About Digital India Programme

  • It was launched in 2015. 
  • The programme has been enabled for several important Government schemes, such as BharatNet, Make in India, Startup India, industrial corridors, etc.
  • Vision Areas:
    • Digital infrastructure as Utility to Every Citizen.
    • Governance and services on demand.
    • Digital empowerment of citizens.
  • Objectives:
    • To prepare India for a knowledge future.
    • To realize IT (Indian Talent) + IT (Information Technology) = IT (India Tomorrow).
    • Making technology central to enabling change.

Significant Achievements

Challenges faced:

  • Regulatory roadblock due to taxation and other regulatory guidelines
  • Digital divide due to lack of internet connectivity
  • Lack of coordination among various departments

Pic courtesy: Digital India

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