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Digital India Programme and Subschemes - General Knowledge

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  1. Digital India campaign Under Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology was launched by PM Narendra Modi On 2 July 2015, to ensure that Government services are made available to citizens electronically by increasing Internet connectivity and making country digitally empowered. Digital India consists of three core components - Development of secure and stable Digital Infrastructure, Delivering government services digitally AND Universal Digital Literacy.
  2. Government targets nine Growth Pillars under Digital India Campaign -
    1. Broadband Highway
    2. Universal Access to Mobile connectivity
    3. Public Internet Access Programmee
    4. E-Governance – Reforming Government through Technology
    5. E-Kranti - Electronic delivery of services
    6. Information for All
    7. Electronics Manufacturing
    8. IT for Jobs
    9. Early Harvest Programmes
  3. Sub Schemes -
    1. Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan (PMGDisha) -
      1. PMGDisha is an initiative under Digital India program, aimed at making 6 Crore people in rural areas digitally literate. It aims to reach around 40% of rural households by covering one member from every eligible household. PMGDisha has an outlay of INR 2,351.38 crores and aims to make 6 crore rural households digitally literate by March 2019.
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