Saksham Bharat released

Saksham Bharat released

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New Delhi, Feb 21: A Digital India Compendium on Digital Bharat, Saksham Bharat was released by Union Electronics and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday.

The document emphasizes Digital India initiatives that aim to transform India into a knowledge-based economy and digitally empowered society by ensuring digital access, digital inclusion, digital empowerment and bridging the digital divide.

The objective of the document is to disseminate and propagate the success of Digital India among masses. The document is divided in two sections -- digital profile of India and digital profile of states and UTs.

Digital profile of India comprises of an in-depth analysis, comparative study of implementation of Digital India Programme and transformation it has brought out in the lives of citizens. It has simplified the way citizens avail various Government services and has brought transparency and accountability. Digital profile of states/ UTs reflects the state/ UT wise implementation of various initiatives taken under Digital India Programme. (UNI)