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Digital India: All you need to know about Digital India programme

October 17, 2018
10 useful Government Apps which every Indian should download in their smartphones

Smartphones have become a necessity in today’s world. The Government of India knows it very well as it has launched a Digital India initiative which is promoted from time to time. Several apps are launched in order to benefit the citizens. Recently, cVigil app has been launched by the Government in order to curb the electoral malpractices. But are you aware of the other apps launched by the government to make people’s life much easier? [...]Read More

May 14, 2017

Ever since demonetization happened on 8 November 2016 digital payments have increased in India and that has undoubtedly stood the country in great stead. Experts feel that as and when this trend reaches its absolute peak it will lead to a reduction in criminal activities such as tax evasion, bring down the amount of cash used in transactions, and do away with parallel and black economy as well. At present, cash-based operations in India place [...]Read More

October 9, 2015
Government Real Estate Property Portal Image

With the Government of India focusing more and more on making India digital and with the launch of a number of websites for the same, the Government of India also has plans of creating its own real estate portal. In the initial phase, the government wants to start it in a very low scale, covering only about 50,000 residential properties that the users can bid for online. In the government’s property portal, the government is [...]Read More

October 1, 2015
Free Wi-fi Hotspots at 500 Railway Stations in India

The vision of Digital India of the Prime Minister takes a step further into the future with the participation of Google in the campaign. Narendra Modi met with some top notch CEOs and founders of technological companies during his recent visit to the US. Among the visits was one to the Google search engine main campus at California, where Modi met with Sundar Pichai, the CEO of Google. In their meeting, Modi was introduced to [...]Read More

July 4, 2015
Digital India Programme

“Technology transforms people’s lives. It empowers and connects. From mitigating poverty to simplifying processes, ending corruption to providing better services, vitality of technology is everywhere. It is an instrument of human progress”….Narendra Modi Launching the Digital India programme formally at Indira Gandhi National Stadium on 1 July 2015, PM Narendra Modi said that it is time for India to move to mobile governance, to deliver services and facilities through mobile phones and the Internet. Digital [...]Read More

July 1, 2015
DigiLocker Image

DigiLocker is yet another Digital India initiative launched by the Government of India in February 2015. Released by the Department of Electronics & Information Technology (DEITY), Ministry of Communications & IT, DigiLocker is actually an e-locker to save your official and other documents. What is DigiLocker? This is a secured personal online storage space where you can store your documents. The service is open to all Indian citizens with Aadhaar cards. Each citizen, when registered [...]Read More

July 1, 2015
eBasta Image

Digital India programme was launched by the government with a focus on digital empowerment of citizens and creation of digital infrastructure as a utility to every citizen for governance and services on demand. Under this initiative, the NDA government is trying to transform every  possible sector. eBasta The Government of India has now extended a helping hand to the students of India in the form of the eBasta platform. This is a collaborative platform where [...]Read More

June 20, 2015
Narendra Modi mobile app

Narendra Modi is one of the most tech-savvy Prime Ministers of India. He has always emphasised and encouraged e-governance ever since he started his tenure. Let’s stay connected on mobile is the latest mantra of the Prime Minister of India. With his calculated PR and branding strategies, Narendra Modi already captivated the masses. Then he leveraged social media to reach out to people of the country and shared each and every move with the masses. [...]Read More

June 18, 2015
Free Wi Fi services in Gurgaon

Come September, and the Municipal Corporation of Gurgaon (MCG) will roll out Wi-Fi services at five locations in the city. This move has been interpreted as a calculated step towards a holistic implementation of Digital India initiative. According to MCG officials, this service will be made available latest by 16 September. Airtel to Provide Wi-Fi Service in Gurgaon India’s leading telecom giant Bharti Airtel has been awarded this contract from the Municipal Corporation of Gurgaon. [...]Read More

January 12, 2015
Total rural broadband connectivity in Idukki

On January 12, 2015, Idukki in Kerala became the first district in the country to be fully covered by high speed rural broadband network. This has been done under the project named National Optical Fibre Network (NOFN) which will connect 2.5 lakh gram panchayats across the country by December 2016. At present, the Optical Fibre Cable (OFC) connectivity is availed of in all district headquarters, State Capitals and Union Territories. The Government’s project is to [...]Read More

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