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Role of Digital India in Achieving Sustainable Development | Original Article

N. Pooja Shravan1 K.Saravanan2 in Anusandhan (RNTUJ-AN) | Multidisciplinary Academic Research



India is one of the populous democratic countries in the world and is a developing Country in terms of Economic Growth, Rapid Urbanization, Advancing itself in Defence and other Modern Technologies, etc. To support this Developing Country, ‘Digital India Programme’ is a Visionary Programme launched in 2015 by Government of India to transform India into a digitally Empowered Society. The main motto of the ‘Digital India Programme’ is to connect all the rural areas in India with Digital Networks thereby enhancing transparency in Governance. Totally, there are 107 Initiatives under this program that is helping India to transform to a Digital Country and many of the Initiatives are in the verge of completion. At this stage of COVID 19 Pandemic, this program is supporting Indian Government to reach citizens with ease thereby helping citizens to get benefits directly. Primarily, Digital India Program established the required ‘Digital Infrastructure’ to provide Digital Empowerment and required Services to Citizens and today, in this period of COVID 19 Pandemic; the established robust Digital Infrastructure is supporting several crores of citizens across India. With Digital India Initiative supporting Indian Government to reach the Citizens with ease, this paper focuses on highlighting the role of Digital India Program in Achieving Sustainable Development of India.