Before taking over the reins of DeitY in February, Aruna Sharma was heading the department of panchayat and rural development in Madhya Pradesh. As secretary of DeitY, she is steering UIDAI and overseeing the execution of Digital India programme. In an interaction with Governance Now, she talks about the database-driven social welfare regime and uses of Aadhaar.
What are the developments under the Digital India campaign so far?
For a citizen, whose key concern is to have easy access to government services, we are facilitating service delivery through common services centres [CSCs]. Now maximum government services are being made available online and they are also available at CSCs.