Digital Locker O Level

Digital locker is also known as Digilocker is an online service launched by the Department of Electronics & Information Technology (DETY) under the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology. DigiLocker provides access to authentic digital documents to a citizen’s digital document. It provides dedicated cloud storage to users who sign up for digital lockers to their Aadhaar or UIDAI.

Benefits of DigiLocker

Benefits to Citizens

  1. Important Documents available Anytime, Anywhere at your device.
  2. Authentic Documents, Legally at Par with Originals.
  3. Digital Document Exchange with the consent of the citizen.
  4. Faster service Delivery- Government Benefits, Employment, Financial Inclusion, Education, Health.

Benefits to Agencies

  1. Reduced Administrative Overhead by minimizing the use of paper and curtailing the verification process.
  2. Digital Transformation by Issuing Documents available via DigiLocker is fetched in real-time directly from the issuing agency.
  3. Acts as a secure document exchange platform like payment gateway between a trusted issuer and trusted Requester/Verifier with the consent of the citizen.
  4. Provides a verification module enabling government agencies to verify data directly from issuers after obtaining user consent.

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