PM Narendra Modi launched various digital initiatives as part of Digital India Week 2022 on Monday in Gandhinagar. The major initiatives are website IndiaStack.Global, a single sign-in portal Meri Pehchaan, and MyScheme.
“Just remember the situations of 8-10 years ago. The line for taking birth certificates. If you want to pay the bill, then the line, ration line, line for admission line for result and certificate, line in banks, India solved so many lines online,” said Prime Minister Modi.
‘Indiastack.global’ is a global repository of key projects implemented under India Stack like Aadhaar, UPI, Digilocker, Cowin Vaccination Platform, Government e-Marketplace (GeM), DIKSHA Platform and Ayushman Bharat Digital Health Mission. This offering of India to the Global Public Digital Goods repository will help position India as the leader in building Digital Transformation projects at a population scale, and prove to be of immense help to other countries looking for such technology solutions.
PM Modi highlighted that India had solved the issue of people hustling from pin to pole for essential registrations and documents digitally.
‘MyScheme’ is a service discovery platform facilitating access to Government Schemes. It aims to offer a one-stop search and discovery portal where users can find schemes that they are eligible for.
“With time, the country which does not adopt modern technology, time moves ahead leaving it behind. India was a victim of this during the Third Industrial Revolution. But today we can proudly say that India is guiding the world in the fourth industrial revolution, Industry 4.0,” PM added.
‘Meri Pehchaan’-National Single Sign On for One Citizen Login. National Single Sign-On (NSSO) is a user authentication service in which a single set of credentials provides access to multiple online applications or services.
PM Modi also stressed that India is guiding the world in the fourth industrial revolution, Industry 4.0.
“‘Digital India Bhashini’ will enable Indians easy access to the internet and digital services in vernacular languages, along with ‘Digital India GENESIS’ (Gen-next Support for Innovative Startups), a national deep-tech startup platform. For both schemes, a total budget of ₹750 crore has been envisaged, PM Modi said.
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