Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan is one of the largest digital literacy programmes in the world.
The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the 'Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan' (PMGDISHA) to extend digital literacy to 6 crore rural households on Wednesday.
The allocated budget for one of the largest digital literacy programmes in the world is Rs 2,351.38 crore. The project is targeted to be completed by March 2019.
The mission is in line with the announcement made by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in the Union Budget 2016-17.
Under this scheme, 25 lakh candidates will be trained in the Financial Year 2016-17, progressively increasing over the years to 300 lakh candidates in the 2018-19.
To ensure proportionate geographical reach, each of the 250,000 Gram Panchayats would be expected to register an average of 200-300 candidates.
The digitally trained personnel would be able to operate computers and other digital devices like smart phones and tablets, send and receive emails, browse internet, access Government Services, search for information, and undertake cashless transactions.
The scheme would be implemented by the Ministry of Electronics and IT in collaboration with States and Union Territories through designated State Implementing Agencies and District e-Governance Society (DeGS).
As the core focus area of the government is cashless transactions through mobile phones, the project curriculum would place emphasis on Digital Wallets, Mobile Banking, Unified Payments Interface (UPI), Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) and Aadhaar Enabled Payment System (AEPS).
As per the 71st National Sample Survey Organisation (NSSO) Survey on Education in 2014, only 6% of rural households have a computer. PMGDISHA, which comes under Digital India Programme aims at empowering the rural citizens by providing them access to information, knowledge and skills for operating computers and other digital devices.
PMGDISHA(Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan) is the worlds largest project which has been passed by our great Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi on 8. Feb 2017. The monetary amount for this budget is Rs 2,351.38 crore which is going to use under digital literacy by March 2019. This project aims to make 25 crore rural houses digitally literate by the year 2019. The target to train students for the finical year2016-2017 has been taken is 25 lakh and for the year 2017-2018 is to train 275 laks students and in the year 2018-2019 is to train 300 students. For doing this work 250,000 grampanchayats would be register 200-300 candidates.
India is the world's second largest populated country in the world with the largest number of youths. Among the India's population 40% of Indian population is below the line and 25% of them are illiterate. As per a statistic, Internet is usually remain absent in the rural areas. In order to make all this area cable to use Internet this project has been launched.
This project is going to provide Technical knowledge and digital training to the people from the backward area, to provide quality education in order to create an economical, social and cultural advantage by providing them digital and technological training and create better opportunities for them being employed by companies in India and Abroad at the same time when they became digitally literate the social gap between the rural and developed area will remove. PMGDISHA (Pradhan Mantri Digital Saksharta Abhiyan) has a web of helping hands who work together to provide authorize underprivileged section of the society, to spread the digital empowerment among the rural and the urban communities and panchayat constituencies. To fulfill this mission government has taken the target to educate at least one person from each household and this mission is going to be successful by the prior step government is taking to promote social inclusion by informing and communicating technology. PMGDISHA(Pradhan Mantri Digital Saksharta Abhiyan) has decided a two level training course. In the first level course the training and the skills are going to provide to use digital devices like smart phones and tablets. Students are going to trained to receive emails and to use internet to explore and find information. The duration of the course will be 10-30 days and time will be 20 hourse the eligibility for this course is student must be illiterate or non-IT literate+7th passes. In the second level course students are going to trained to access services by e-governance and other sites the course duration will be 20-60days with the 40 hours of training time. Eligibility for this course will be non-IT+8th passed.
The only requirement for this course is for the anganwadi workers, ASHA workers and ration card dealers they must need an official Id and adhar card and for those families who are below the poverty line they need a BPL Card and Adhar card and for the served categories cast certification and the adhar card is required.
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