Digital India is an initiative of Government of India to integrate the government departments and the people of India. The primary aim is to ensure the government services are made available to citizens electronically by reducing the paperwork. Also, it aims to connect the rural areas with high speed internet networks.
The project is slated for the completion by 2019. This initiative is to offer the public healthcare, education, judicial services by all ministries, with 9 pillars as depicted above.
Herez one of the best use case - Electric Power Utilization through Digital India.
Union power ministry intends to provide energy efficient lighting, covering the entire country by 2019 and distribute 77 crore LED bulbs under the Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All (UJALA) scheme. It aims an annual reduction in electricity bills of Indian consumers by over Rs 42,000 crore.
As the blessed tech geek, astonished with the below Top-5 factors on browsing Indian govt power website
- Technology driven
- Data driven
Enjoy at http://www.ujala.gov.in/
To be honest, lot of IT firms are struggling to achieve/leverage the emerging technology. Awesome achievement by Indian Government !!