India is undergoing a digital revolution. And PradhanMantriGramin Digital SakshartaAbhiyaan (PMGDISHA) is playing a key role in this transition. Since the day, the scheme was launched as an integral part of the Digital India initiative, PMGDISHA has grown manifolds. This August the total registrations under PMGDISHA has brought 2,50,16,224 many people under its umbrella.
PMGDISHA strives to reach 6 crore people across rural India by 2019. The main objective of the scheme is to bridge the digital divide, specifically targeting the rural India.
The vision of this scheme is to make at least one person in every household digitally literate, and train them to operate digital devices such as tablets, smartphones and computers.
The learning includes browsing internet, emails, making digital payments among others. The classes are free of costfor people between 14 and 60 years of age and around 20 hours of training upto a duration between 10 to 30 days. ”