Digital India is a campaign launched by the Government of India in order to ensure the
Government's services are made available to citizens electronically by improved online
infrastructure and by increasing Internet connectivity or making the country digitally
empowered in the field of technology.
The initiative includes plans to connect rural areas with high-speed internet networks.
Digital India consists of three core components: the development of secure and stable
digital infrastructure, delivering government services digitally, and universal digital literacy.
Launched on 1 July 2015, by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, it is both enabler and
beneficiary of other key Government of India schemes, such as BharatNet , Make in
India, STANDUP INDIA and industrial corridors, Bharatmala , Sagarmala
As of 31 December 2018, India had a population of 130 crore people (1.3 billion), 123 crore
(1.23 billion) Aadhaar digital biometric identity cards, 121 crore (1.21 billion) mobile phones,
44.6 crore (446 million) smartphones, 56 crore (560 million) internet users up from 481
million people (35% of the country's total population) in December 2017, and 51 per cent
growth in e-commerce.
Digital India was launched by the Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi on 1 July 2015,
with an objective of connecting rural areas with high-speed Internet networks and
improving digital literacy.
The vision of Digital India programme is inclusive growth in areas of electronic services,
products, manufacturing and job opportunities. It is centred on three key areas – digital
infrastructure as a utility to every citizen, governance and services on demand, and digital
empowerment of citizens.
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