Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyaan(PMGDISHA) is the scheme to make six crore persons in rural areas, across States/UTs, digitally literate, reaching to around 40% of rural households by covering one member from every eligible household.
The Scheme is aimed at empowering the citizens in rural areas by training them to operate computer or digital access devices (like tablets, smart phones etc.), send and receive e-mails, browse Internet, access Government services, search for information, undertake digital payment, etc. and hence enable them to use the Information Technology and related applications especially Digital Payments to actively participate in the process of nation building. Thus the Scheme aims to bridge the digital divide, specifically targeting the rural population including the marginalised sections of society like Scheduled Castes (SC) / Scheduled Tribes (ST), Below Poverty Line (BPL), women, differently-abled persons and minorities.
Basic requirements to become a training partner under PMGDISHA scheme is as follows:
To become training partner, any Company/Institution/ Organization/NGO has to submit following documents in hard copy file:
Following are the steps for empanelment of training partners:
Applicants are required to fill the Training Partner Application form on the portal http://localhost/disha-stage/app/registertp and attach the following prescribed documents online:
A training fee of Rs. 300/- per candidate is payable directly to respective Training Partners/Centres through CSC-SPV on successful certification of candidates trained by them.
The invoice has to be sent printed on the letter head of the partner duly stamped. All the necessary details in the invoice should be completed i.e. Invoice number (assigned by the partner), PAN number, service tax number, bank details etc. Also, an affidavit must also be submitted to the PMU.
The address for correspondence is:
CSC e-Governance Services India Ltd.
238, Okhla Phase III
Behind Modi Mill
New Delhi -110020
An authorized partner will provide training to the candidates through the training centres. The partner will register the centres on the portal through their login credentials. Upon verification of the training centres by the monitoring organization the login credential are created for the training center. The login credentials will be used to register and train the candidates.
Video Assisted teaching by trainer on the basic digital literacy, digital payment
After the training and assessment the candidates will be certified by a national level certifying agency under PMGDISHA.
Under the Scheme, it is envisaged that the examination will be conducted by a national level certifying agency. Nine certifying agencies are empanelled under the scheme on National & State level is mentioned below:
The duration of the training program is for 20 hours which has to be completed in a minimum of 10 days and maximum of 30 days.
The instructions to activate your account will be sent to your E-mail once you have completed the process and submitted all the relevant documents. If you do not receive an E-mail, kindly check that your E-mail service provider’s mailing software is not blocking it. Also, the status of the application can be checked on the www.pmgdisha.in
You can contact candidates within your panchayat through promotional activities.
The eligibility criteria is that the candidate should be non IT literate and should be within the range of 14-60 years of age.
The training partner will be accredited for a period of one year under PMGDISHA project and its accreditation will be renewed after accessing the work done during that period.
An Accredited Training Partners would be assigned with a specified area of operation and target preferably within the same state.
Any Training partner/centre can contact PMGDISHA Toll Free No: 1800 3000 3468, Email Id : email@example.com
Training centre registered under PMGDISHA Project has the following responsibilities:
Training Partner/Centre has to send duly filled form (available on our website) and other documents to our Address:
CSC e-Governance Services India Ltd.
238, Okhla Phase III
Behind Modi Mill
New Delhi -110020
The Training Partners shall appoint the Training Centers in the District/Block/Panchayat/Village.
The Training Centre shall be identified by Training Partner as per the infrastructure requirement of PMGDISHA. The required infrastructure for a training centre is given below:
Each training centre shall have a minimum of one teaching faculty, with a minimum educational qualification of NIELIT’s BCC or its equivalent.
Partner registers a training centre and login credentials are created, a training centre is approved by the CSC-SPV after scrutiny. After the CSC-SPV approves the training centre, then only a training centre shall be able to login to the PMGDISHA portal.
The payment status can be checked through VLEs dashboard.
Training Centre can raise invoices of every month. To generate invoice click on the tab Invoicing and Payments. Choose the Year/Month/date and click on generate, invoice for that period will be generated. Also, Training Centre can also check payment history of the past months.
Please follow the following steps to register your training center on the portal:
Please follow the following steps to register students on the portal:
The passwords for the students can be reset by the training centers by going to the student summary. Also, for the generating the passwords of Training centres please raise a ticket on CSC Helpdesk. We will generate a new password for you.
Following are the technical requirements for conducting the examination:
Kindly go to the nearest RGI camp and register yourself. Alternatively, contact our State representative
The cities covered under urban agglomerations would be excluded from the Scheme (list enclosed).
List of Cities not to be covered under the Scheme
|S.No||State Name||Name of City||City Population(As per Census of India 2011)|
|1||MAHARASHTRA||Greater Mumbai (M Corp.)||1,24,78,447|
|2||NCT OF DELHI||DMC (U) (M Corp.)||1,10,07,835|
|3||KARNATAKA||Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) (M Corp.)||84,25,970|
|4||ANDHRA PRADESH||Greater Hyderabad (M Corp.)||68,09,970|
|5||GUJARAT||Ahmadabad (M Corp.)||55,70,585|
|6||TAMIL NADU||Chennai (M Corp.)||46,81,087|
|7||WEST BENGAL||Kolkata (M Corp.)||44,86,679|
|8||GUJARAT||Surat (M Corp.)||44,62,002|
|9||MAHARASHTRA||Pune (M Corp.)||31,15,431|
|10||RAJASTHAN||Jaipur (M Corp.)||30,73,350|
|11||UTTAR PRADESH||Lucknow (M Corp.)||28,15,601|
|12||UTTAR PRADESH||Kanpur (M Corp.)||27,67,031|
|13||MAHARASHTRA||Nagpur (M Corp.)||24,05,421|
|14||MADHYA PRADESH||Indore (M Corp.)||19,60,631|
|15||MAHARASHTRA||Thane (M Corp.)||18,18,872|
|16||MADHYA PRADESH||Bhopal (M Corp.)||17,95,648|
|17||ANDHRA PRADESH||Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation) (MC)||17,30,320|
|18||MAHARASHTRA||Pimpri-Chinchwad (M Corp.)||17,29,359|
|19||BIHAR||Patna (M Corp.)||16,83,200|
|20||GUJARAT||Vadodara (M Corp.)||16,66,703|
|21||PUNJAB||Ludhiana (M Corp.)||16,13,878|
|22||UTTAR PRADESH||Agra (M Corp.)||15,74,542|
|23||MAHARASHTRA||Nashik (M Corp.)||14,86,973|
|24||HARYANA||Faridabad (M Corp.)||14,04,653|
|25||UTTAR PRADESH||Meerut (M Corp.)||13,09,023|
|26||GUJARAT||Rajkot (M. Corp)||12,86,995|
|27||MAHARASHTRA||Kalyan-Dombivali (M Corp.)||12,46,381|
|28||MAHARASHTRA||Vasai Virar City (M Corp.)||12,21,233|
|29||UTTAR PRADESH||Varanasi (M Corp.)||12,01,815|
|30||JAMMU & KASHMIR||Srinagar (M Corp.)||11,92,792|
|31||MAHARASHTRA||Aurangabad (M Corp.)||11,71,330|
|32||JHARKHAND||Dhanbad (M Corp.)||11,61,561|
|33||PUNJAB||Amritsar (M Corp.)||11,32,761|
|34||MAHARASHTRA||Navi Mumbai (M Corp.)||11,19,477|
|35||UTTAR PRADESH||Allahabad (M Corp.)||11,17,094|
|36||JHARKHAND||Ranchi (M Corp.)||10,73,440|
|37||WEST BENGAL||Haora (M Corp.)||10,72,161|
|38||TAMIL NADU||Coimbatore (M Corp.)||10,61,447|
|39||MADHYA PRADESH||Jabalpur (M Corp.)||10,54,336|
|40||MADHYA PRADESH||Gwalior (M Corp.)||10,53,505|
|41||ANDHRA PRADESH||Vijayawada (M Corp.)||10,48,240|
|42||RAJASTHAN||Jodhpur (M Corp.)||10,33,918|
|43||TAMIL NADU||Madurai (M Corp.)||10,16,885|
|44||CHHATTISGARH||Raipur (M Corp.)||10,10,087|
|45||RAJASTHAN||Kota (M Corp.)||10,01,365|
|46||ASSAM||Guwahati (M Corp.)||9,63,429|
|47||CHANDIGARH||Chandigarh (M Corp.)||9,60,787|
|48||MAHARASHTRA||Solapur (M Corp.)||9,51,118|
|49||KARNATAKA||Hubli-Dharwad *(M Corp.)||9,43,857|
|50||UTTAR PRADESH||Bareilly (M Corp.)||8,98,167|
This is the measurement of the training imparted to the student under PMGDISHA. To gauge the training on digital transactions systems, every beneficiary needs to do five transactions (1 Rs. each) using BHIM UPI/USSD mode and training center would fill twelve digit transaction number along with bank name and date of transaction into outcome form. Rs. 1 would be transferred to CSC SPV (CSC SPV bank details: IFSC Code : UTIB0000049; Account No :. 915020062508293; Virtual payment Address (VPA): cscspv@axisbank).
Now, Training centre has to fill other details of candidates, like whether candidate has digital locker, candidate has bank account, candidate uses insurance services or not. Make sure all these activities have been completed by students.
To gauge the training on communication using internet, candidate has to verify their mail ID. Candidate has to send a mail to
Without which candidate cannot appear for examination.