DigiLocker is a key initiative under Digital India, the Indian Government’s flagship program aimed at transforming India into a digitally empowered society and knowledge economy. DigiLocker ties into Digital India’s visions areas of providing citizens a shareable private space on a public cloud and making all documents / certificates available on this cloud.
Targeted at the idea of paperless governance, DigiLocker is a platform for issuance and verification of documents & certificates in a digital way, thus eliminating the use of physical documents. Indian citizens who sign up for a DigiLocker account get a dedicated cloud storage space that is linked to their Aadhaar (UIDAI) number. Organizations that are registered with Digital Locker can push electronic copies of documents and certificates (e.g. driving license, Voter ID, School certificates) directly into citizens lockers. Citizens can also upload scanned copies of their legacy documents in their accounts. These legacy documents can be electronically signed using the eSign facility.
The platform has the following benefits:
Citizens can access their digital documents anytime, anywhere and share it online. This is convenient and time saving.
It reduces the administrative overhead of Government departments by minimizing the use of paper.
Digital Locker makes it easier to validate the authenticity of documents as they are issued directly by the registered issuers.
Self-uploaded documents can be digitally signed using the eSign facility (which is similar to the process of self-attestation).
The following are the key stakeholders in the DigiLocker system:
Issuer: Entity issuing e-documents to individuals in a standard format and making them electronically available e.g. CBSE, Registrar Office, Income Tax department, etc.
Requester: Entity requesting secure access to a particular e-document stored within a repository (e.g. University, Passport Office, Regional Transport Office, etc.)
Resident: An individual who uses the Digital Locker service based on Aadhaar number.
The main technology components of the DigiLocker system are:
Repository: Collection of e-documents that is exposed via standard APIs for secure, real-time access.
Access Gateway: Secure online mechanism for requesters to access e-documents from various repositories in real-time using URI (Uniform Resource Indicator).
DigiLocker Portal: Dedicated cloud based personal storage space, linked to each resident’s Aadhaar for storing e-documents, or URIs of e-documents.
మీకు ఇండియన్ గవర్నమెంట్ అందిస్తున్న Digital Locker. మీ మార్కుల మెమోలూ, ఓటర్ ఐడిలు, పాన్ కార్డుల వంటి డాక్యుమెంట్లు అన్నింటినీ Gmail, Google డ్రైవ్ వంటి వాటిలో స్టోర్ చేసుకుంటున్నారా? ఎక్కడో US సర్వర్లలో ఉండే ఆ డేటా విదేశీ నిఘా ఏజెన్సీల కళ్ల పడకుండానో, హ్యాకర్ల బారిన పడకుండానో ఉండాలంటే భారత ప్రభుత్వం ప్రతీ సిటిజెన్కీ అందిస్తున్న డిజిటల్ లాకర్ సదుపాయం వాడుకోవచ్చు. దీని ద్వారా ఇకపై ఎవరైనా అడ్రస్ ప్రూఫ్ల లాంటివి అడిగినప్పుడు వాటిని జిరాక్స్ తీయాల్సిన పని కూడా లేదు, ఆ డిజిటల్ లాకర్లో ఉన్న ఫైల్ని ఆ డిపార్ట్మెంట్కి పంపిస్తే సరిపోతుంది.
To expedite the passport issuing system, the ministry of external affairs (MEA) has now decided to rely on Aadhaar card for identification of the applicant and on the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) database for validation of his/her criminal antecedents.
New Delhi (28-02-2015): passport is good news for those applying online. Now, in just 10 days can become passport. You must apply for it online and it is not necessary to make a listing of documents. Your Documents Online Summit may applicant. Additionally, all documents such as identity proof and address proof rather than just a base card might work. Appointment will get you to the next 3 days of applying. 7 days after the right of the whole process will have your passport in your hand. The total may have
your passport in just 10 days.
Sitaram Yadav said the passport officer Ghaziabad in the process was time consuming. So try to save time by documentation being. However, sometimes due to the postal service delays or holidays may take longer to get a passport. The advantage of the base card The government of the applicant’s criminal activities based card verification process have tried to make the system. Under the new procedure to apply for a passport, and he is not the base card, you may have to make the first base card. Why was the delay Indeed, government passport to come to the police complaints in regard to verification and the consequent delays in issuing passports. The Ministry of Home Affairs to allow the applicant decided.
(ii) Fill in details like your ‘passport kendra’, date of birth, and email id. You will receive you login ID on your registered email ID. Thereafter, you will be redirected to the home page. Fill in your details. Then you will get an e-mail ID login ID. Go back to the home page.
Step 2 – Login Activate your account by clicking on the link received on your email ID. Login through your user name and password. Thereafter, click on the link ‘Apply for Fresh Passport’ or ‘Re-issue of Passport’. You will get two options; click on the second one to fill the application form online.
Then click on the Continue Button…
Step 3 – Choose your option If you are applying for passport for the first time, click on ‘Apply for Fresh Passport’ link. Thereafter, you will be required to fill in some forms. Take your time while providing with your details, lest there should be a mistake. For once the passport process fails, it takes a lot of time to reapply. Step 4 – Fill in family details Once you have filled in the details, save it. You can now access this page anytime by using your user name and password. In the next page, fill in your family details. You can save it and move to the next page where provide with your address; save it too. Provide with your emergency contact details afterwards. Step 5 – Pay and schedule appointment At ‘View Saved/Submitted Applications’ page, clink on Pay and Schedule Appointment link and fix your appointment time. After submitting the form you will be required to make online payment through your credit card, debit card, or internet banking. Step 6 – Print application receipt After completing the process, click on Application Receipt link to get the printout, which will contain application reference number and appointment number. Step 7 – Carry original documents Carry to your designated Passport Seva Kendra original documents. Well, within next 7 days, you will receive your passport at home. You can also take its copy online.
Currency notes reflect the nation’s rich and diverse culture, her struggle for freedom and her proud achievements as a nation.
With a view to bringing the identity closer to the cultural heritage of the country as also for showcasing her scientific advances, a new series of notes in a new design is being launched.
The new design bank notes are distinctly different from the current Mahatma Gandhi Series of bank notes in colour, size and theme. The theme of the new series notes is India’s heritage sites.
A few new other elements added in these notes are numerals in devnagari and the logo of Swachh Bharat. The new notes also have design elements in myriad and intricate forms and shapes.
While the security features in the current series of bank notes, such as water mark, security thread, latent image of denomination numeral, denomination numeral in colour shifting ink, number panels, see through register, electro-type, bleed lines, etc., continue to remain, their relative positions may have changed in the new design notes.