International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 2, Issue 6, Part O (2016)
Digital India new way of innovating India digitally
Mr. Arun Thatai
Digitization is defined as the social transformation triggered by the massive adoption of digital technologies to generate, process, share and transact information. Unlike other technological innovations, digitization builds on the evolution of network access technologies, semiconductor technologies, software engineering and the spliiover effects from their use. Digital India is an ambitious programme of the Government of India with a vision to transform India in to a digitally empowered society. The focus areas are: creation of a countrywide digital infrastructure as a utility for every citizen, ensuring governance and services on demand and digital empowerment of citizens. The Digital India Programme is a mission to prepare India for a knowledge future by making technology central to enabling change. The Digital India programme rests on nine pillars: Broadband Highways, Universal Access to Mobile Connectivity, Public Internet Access Programme, e-Governance Reforming Government through Technology, e-Kranti Electronic Delivery of Services, Information for All, Electronics Manufacturing, IT for Jobs and Early Harvest Programmes. From enabling storage of legacy documents in digital format to providing a unified platform for all scholarships provided by the Government of India, from facilitating online registration and obtaining appointments in hospitals to propagating widespread use of digital signatures, from setting up of a National Centre for Flexible Electronics to creating an Electronic Development Fund as a Fund of Funds, from creating the fibre optics backbone infrastructure across the country to moving ahead with the Next-Generation Network that heralds the convergence of voice, data and multi-media services. Digital India is the most comprehensive programme under implementation, de-Signed to harness the immense potential of Digital to propel India forward. This paper explores Innovativeness of Digital India.
How to cite this article:
Mr. Arun Thatai. Digital India new way of innovating India digitally. International Journal of Applied Research. 2016; 2(6): 977-980.