By Piyush Jain, Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab.
Digital India, a flagship programme of the Government of India, aims to “transform India into a digitally empowered society and knowledge economy”. The Digital India programme is transformational in nature and would ensure that Government services are available to citizens electronically. It would also bring in public accountability through the mandated delivery of government’s services electronically; a Unique ID and e-Pramaan based on authentic and standard based interoperable and integrated government applications and data basis. The programme will be implemented in phases from the current year till 2018. (more…)