The ‘DIGITAL INDIA’ initiative was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 1 july 2015, with an objective of connecting rural areas with high speed.

What is the aim of Digital India?

The Digital India programme aims to provide broadband highways, universal access programme, e-mail governance: Reforming government through technology, eKranti – Electronic delivery of services, Information for all, Electronics manufacturing: Target net zero imports,IT for jobs and early harvest programmes.

Digital India Schemes

1.Digi Locker

3.eSign Framework

4.Swachh Bharat Mission Mobile App

5.National scholarship portal


7.Digital India Platform

8.Wi-Fi Hotspots

9.Next Generation Network

10.Electronics Development Fund

11.Centre of Excellence on Internet of Things(loT)

Digi Locker

 The service was launched as an important facility to store crucial document like Voter ID Card, Pan Card, BPL Card, Driving License,education certificates, etc. In the cloud.

MyGov is an innovative platform to build a partnership between Citizens and Government with the help of technology.

eSign Framework

 eSign is an electronic signature service which can be integrated with service delivery applications via an open API to facilitate an Aadhar holder to digitally sign a document.

Swacch Bharat Mission Mobile App

 Mobile is used for tracking real time sanitation coverage in percentage,number of open defecation free villages,and list of beneficiaries in each village.  

National scholarship portal

National Scholarship Portal. Ministry Of Electronics & Information Technology,Government of India.


eHospital is an open source health information management system which is configurable and easily customizable with multi-tenancy support.

Digital India Platform

DIP is an initiative of the Government of India under the Digital India programme to provide digitization services for scanned document images or physical document for any organization.

Wi-Fi Hotspots

A hotspot is a physical location where people can access the internet, typically using wi-Fi, via a wireless local area network with a router connected to an internet service provider.

Next Generation network

 launched by BSNL, this service will replace 30-year old telephone exchange to manage all types of services like voice,data,multimedia and other types of communication services.

Electronics Development Fund

Electronic Development Fund (EDF) is a “Fund of Funds” investing in “Daughter Funds” that invest in the equity of companies developing new technologies in the area of electronics, nano-electronics and Information Technology (IT).

Centre of Excellence on Internet of Things(loT)

India’s first Centre of Excellence on Internet of Things (CoE– IoT) has been launched in Bengaluru, Karnataka. IOT provide an ecosystem for innovation to thrive and embrace entrepreneurship.

Advantage And Disadvantage of Digital India :


. Creation of Digital Infrastructure and Electronic Manufacturing in Native India.

. A Mobile for worldwide access to all services.

. Improved productivity.


. Digital Media Manipulation.

. Internet side effects in children.

.Spreading fast without checking true or false news.

.Relying more on electronic machine.

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