Digital India eases lives of pensioners through improved internet services, says PM Modi

15 June 2018, 02:29 PM
PM Modi to interact with Digital India Programme beneficiaries today (Photo Source: YouTube)
PM Modi to interact with Digital India Programme beneficiaries today (Photo Source: YouTube)

Days after interacting with the beneficiaries of the Pradhan Mantri Jan Aushadhi Yojana (PMJAY), Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday communicated with the Digital India programme beneficiaries at 9:30 am across the country.

Citizens are invited to take part in the interaction through Live broadcast on Doordarshan or on their mobile through Narendra Modi (NaMo) App.

Here are the Highlights:

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# 11:39 AM: Digital India initiative helped a woman from Dhanauri Kalan village of Uttar Pradesh to clear the UP Police examination through improved internet services.

# 10:19 AM: The movement towards more digital payments is linked to eliminating middlemen: PM Modi.

# 10:14 AM: RuPay Card is bringing revolutionary changes in the field of digital payments, says PM Modi.

# 10:10 AM: Under this scheme, the Modi government is easing the lives of pensioners through digital services.

# 10:08 AM: Digital India empowers community member through CSCs.

# 09:59 AM: I had no employment but thanks to CSC, I got work opportunities. People in my village, especially the elderly and students are most happy with CSCs: A youngster from Gondia in Maharashtra tells PM Modi.

# 09:54 AM: I learnt how to use the BHIMApp, which made my life easy: Meenu from Haryana's Yamuna Nagar. 

# 09:51 AM: I am associated with a CSC. I have seen how this works and it has given me a new identity. I will always pray for your long life for the good work you have done: Misbah Hashmi from Yamuna Nagar to Narendra Modi.

# 09:46 AM: In the last 3 years, I have 15 computers. Due to @_DigitalIndia, my village has got internet access. Due to this children are availing of online coaching facilities. Mine is a digital village: Jitender Solanki from UP's Gautam Budh Nagar to PM Modi.

# 09:45 AM: The Digital India initiative is creating a group of village level entrepreneurs: Narendra Modi

# 09:42 AM: We ensured that the advantages of technology are not restricted to a select few but to are there for all sections of society. We strengthened the network of CSCs: PM Modi.

# 09:41 AM: Due to technology railway tickets can be booked online, bills can be paid online: PM Modi.

# 09:40 AM: We launched Digital India to ensure more people can benefit from the joys of technology, especially in rural areas, says the prime minister.

# 09:38 AM: In the past 4 years, we have given special attention to every aspect of digital emergence: PM Modi.

# 09:34 PM: PM Shri Narendra Modi's live interaction with the beneficiaries of Digital India across the country.

The Digital India programme was launched by the Government of India with an aim to make the country digitally empowered in the field of technology. Under this scheme, the Government has ensured an improved online infrastructure to connect rural areas with high-speed internet networks.

The initiative, launched on July 1, 2015, includes - development of secure and stable digital infrastructure, delivering government services digitally, and universal digital literacy.

Earlier on June 5, the Prime Minister interacted with Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana beneficiaries from across the country, through video bridge.

On May 28, the prime minister interacted with the beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) through his NaMo App. This was the very first in the series of video bridge interactions by PM Modi with various beneficiaries of Government schemes.

Besides these, a survey, recently launched by PM Modi on the occasion of NDA government's fourth anniversary, is now rating the performance of the BJP-led dispensation at the Centre and MPs and MLAs in their constituencies. The survey was introduced to count the voice of Indian citizens.

First Published: Friday, June 15, 2018 08:01 AM
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