37% rural youth sans Internet access: Study
The Digital India programme is a flagship programme of the Narendra Modi Government with a vision to transform India into a digitally empowered society and knowledge economy. The Digital India programme is centred on three key vision areas:
- Digital infrastructure as a core utility to every citizen;
- Governance and services on demand;
- Digital empowerment of citizens. Beginning of e-Governance in India: The journey of e-Governance initiatives in India took a broader dimension in mid 90s for wider sectoral applications with emphasis on citizen-centric services. Later on, many States and Union Territories started various e-Governance projects. Despite the successful implementation of many e-Governance projects across the country, e-Governance as a whole had not been able to make the desired impact and fulfil all its objectives.