PM Narendra Modi inaugurate Digital India Week 2022 at Gandhinagar

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Digital India Week 2022 inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Gandhinagar in Gujarat on 4 July.

  • During the programme, several digital initiatives were launched by the Prime Minister with an aim to streamline service delivery to increase access to technology, make life easier and promote startups.

  • The State Information Technology Department (IT) is organizing this event to mark the completion of seven years of Digital India.

  • Theme of Digital India Week - New India Technology Inspiration

  • PM also announced the first cohort of 30 Institutions to be supported under the Chips to Startup Programme. 

  • Objective of the program

  • Enhancing technology penetration, streamlining service delivery systems to ease lifestyles and promoting startups.

  • ‘Digital India Bhashini’

  • On this occasion, 'Digital India Bhashini' was unveiled by the Prime Minister.

  • This will enable easy access to the Internet and digital services in Indian languages, including voice-based access, and help in content creation in Indian languages.

  • ‘Digital India GENESIS’

  • PM also launched ‘Digital India GENESIS’. 

  • It is a national deep-tech startup platform that will explore, support, develop and build successful startups in Tier-II and Tier-III cities in India.

  • A total outlay of Rs 750 crore is envisaged for this scheme.

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  • PM also launched '’.

  • It is a global repository of key projects implemented under India Stack like Aadhaar, UPI, DigiLocker, Coin Vaccination Platform and Government e-Marketplace.

  • This offering from India for the Global Public Digital Goods Repository will help position India as a leader in building population-scale digital transformation projects.

  • It will also prove to be of great help to other countries that are looking for such technological solutions.

  • ‘MyScheme’

  • The Prime Minister dedicated the citizens ‘MyScheme’.

  • It 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 the plans they are eligible for.

  • ‘Meri Pehchaan’

  • The PM also dedicated the citizens ‘Meri Pehchaan’-  National Single Sign On for One Citizen Login.

  • National Single Sign-On is a user authentication service in which a set of credentials provides access to multiple online applications or services.

  • About Digital India Programme

  • It was launched on July 1, 2015.

  • Its vision is to transform India into a digitally empowered society and knowledge economy.

  • Its aims are-

  1. creating digital infrastructure,

  2. delivering services digitally 

  3. making people digitally literate

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