PMGDISHA – Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan
PMGDISHA- Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan is the project launched under “Skill India” scheme. The announcement made by our finance Minister Mr. Arun Jaitley in the Union Budget 2016-2017 on 1st Feb 2017. Then on 8. Feb 2017 the Union cabinet chaired by our honorable Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi has approved Pradhan Mantri Digital Saksharta Abhiyan (PMGDISHA). The budget which has been taken for this project is Rs 2,351.38 crore to use it for digital literacy in rural India till March 2019. This project is excepted to be one of the biggest project of the world in order to make 6 crore Indian houses digitally literate.
Digital Literacy- means the person would be able to operate digital devices like computer, tablets, smart phones, a person will be able to do send and receive e-mails, brows internet, obtained Government services, explore information, do online transactions and use Information Technology in order to participate in the growth of nation actively.
Target- The overall target is to trained 6 crore students till FY(Financial Year)2019 but 25 lakh candidates are going to trained in the year2016-2017, 275 lakh candidates are going to trained in year 2017-2018 and 300 candidates are going to be trained in the year 2018-2019.