|Consider the following statements about the Digital India Programme.|
|1. It was launched on 1st July, 2015 with the vision to transform the country into a digitally empowered society and knowledge economy.|
|2. Its three key areas are digital infrastructure, governance and services on demand and digital empowerment of citizens.|
|3. It was envisaged by the Department of Electronics and Information Technology (Deit Y) and implemented by the entire government and coordinated by Deit Y.|
|4. The President is the Chairman of Monitoring Committee on Digital India.|
|5. Kerala is the first digital state in the country.|
|Which of the statements given above are correct?|
A) 1, 2 and 5
B) 2, 3, 4 and &
C) 1, 2, 3 and 5
D) All of these
Correct Answer: C
Solution :[c] In order to transform the entire ecosystem of public services through the use of information technology, the Government of India has launched the Digital India Programme on 1st July, 2015 with the vision to transform India into a digitally empowered society and knowledge economy. It is an umbrella programme that covers multiple government ministries and departments. This programme has been envisaged and coordinated by the Deity. The Prime Minister is the Chairman of Monitoring Committee on Digit India. The vision of Digital India is centred on three key areas? digital infrastructure as a utility to every citizen governance and services on demand and digit empowerment of citizens. Digital India aims to provide the much needed thrust to the 9 pillars of growth areas, name Broadband Highways, Universal Access to Mobile Connectivity, Public Internet Access Programme e-Governance, e-Kranti, Information for all, Electronic Manufacturing, IT for jobs and Early Harvest Programmes Kerala becomes India first complete digital state.
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