International Journal of Home Science
2020, VOL. 6 ISSUE 2, PART G
Digital India: Role in development
Author(s): Meenal Tripathi and Dr. Monica Dungarwal
Digital Technologies, which include Cloud Computing and Mobile Applications, have emerged as catalysts for quick economic growth and citizen empowerment across the globe. Digital technologies are being increasingly used by us in everyday lives, from retail stores to government offices. They help us connect with each other and also share information on issues and concerns faced by us. The ‘Digital India’ programme, an origination of honorable Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi, targets to make government services available to people digitally and enjoy the benefit of the newest information and technological innovations. It is a programme to prepare India for a knowledge future. The motive behind the concept is to connect rural areas with high speed internet network and improving digital literacy. Digital technologies which include cloud computing and mobile applications transpire as the catalysts for shaping our world. Digital India is the outcome of many innovations and technological advancements. These transform the lives of people in many ways and will empower the society in a better manner. Hence, an attempt has been made in this paper to understand Digital India – as in role of development in India, barriers and impact on all aspects of governance and improve the quality of life of citizens.
How to cite this article:
Meenal Tripathi, Dr. Monica Dungarwal. Digital India: Role in development. Int J Home Sci 2020;6(2):388-392.