• We have our internals project for ICSE on topic:-
  • "THE CONCEPT OF DIGITAL INDIA- how and what are its impact on society and its well-being.
  • And "Foreign currencies in comparison with Indian currency-its impact on the economy of India.
  • And "Effect of Demonetisation on the economy of India.
Please give me some ideas as to how to present this topic in a creative way and a very informative one.It's for 20 pages each.Please list the valuable suggestions and subtopics which I can put up in this project.Please tell me all the innovative ideas which I can add in this project to attain good marks.

Asked by rajapanambur | 10th Apr, 2017, 06:05: PM

Expert Answer:

Hi Student,

Your project should have answers to the following questions. I have written few points that should be included. Please elaborate on each.
 
Introduction: What is 'THE CONCEPT OF DIGITAL INDIA'?
Digital India is a progamme of the Government of India with a view of transforming India into a digital empowered society and seeks to lay emphasis on e-governance. To push the use of technology to connect and empower people in areas relating to health, education, labour and employment, commerce, etc. The initiative comprises of several projects which will focus on better governance, knowledge and universal phone connectivity across the country. Under this programme, the government plans to introduce Broadband Highways, Universal Access to Mobile Connectivity, Public Internet Access Programme, IT for Jobs and much more.
 

Programme Management Structure :

The programme management structure for Digital India consists of a Monitoring Committee on Digital India headed by the Prime Minister, a Digital India Advisory Group chaired by the Minister of Communications & IT and an Apex Committee chaired by the Cabinet Secretary.
 
 
Write the places where the involvement of this concept will reflect, that is, vision of Digital India initiative.
 
Infracstructure
Government services
Money Transactions
Education (e-learning)
internet in remote areas
e-Governance(where voter ID cards, school certificates, Adhaar card, etc.).
That is, write about each of the above factors using the digital concept.
 

9 major projects under the initiative:

1. Manufacturing of electronics: The government is focusing on zero imports of electronics. In order to achieve this, the government aims to put up smart energy meters, micro ATMs, mobile, consumer and medical electronics.

2. Provide public access to internet: The government aims to provide internet services to 2.5 lakh villages which comprises of one in every panchayat by March 2017 and 1.5 lakh post offices in the next two years. These post offices will become Multi-Service centres for the people.

3. Highways to have broadband services: Government aims to lay national optical fibre network in all 2.5 lakh gram panchayats. Broadband for the rural will be laid by December 2016 and broadband for all urban will mandate communication infrastructure in new urban development and buildings. By March 2017, the government aims to provide nationwide information infrastructure.

4. Easy access to mobile connectivity: The government is taking steps to ensure that by 2018 all villages are covered through mobile connectivity. The aim is to increase network penetration and cover gaps in all 44,000 villages.

5. e-Governance: The government aims to improve processes and delivery of services through e-Governance with UIDAI, payment gateway, EDI and mobile platforms. School certificates, voter ID cards will be provided online. This aims for a faster examination of data.

6. IT Training for Jobs: The government aims to train around 1 crore students from small towns and villages for IT sector by 2020. Setting up of BPO sectors in North eastern states is also part of the agenda.

7. e-Kranti: This service aims to deliver electronic services to people which deals with health, education, farmers, justice, security and financial inclusion.

8. Global Information: Hosting data online and engaging social media platforms for governance is the aim of the government. Information is also easily available for the citizens.

MyGov.in is a website launched by the government for a 2-way communication between citizens and the government. People can send in their suggestions and comment on various issues raised by the government, like net neutrality.

9. Early harvest programs: Government plans to set up Wi-fi facilities in all universities across the country. Email will be made the primary mode of communication. Aadhar Enabled Biometric Attendance System will be deployed in all central government offices where recording of attendance will be made online.


Benefits of Digital India Concept.
No more submitting documents
No more queuing to submit driving licence application
Internet in panchayats
Modern post offices
Hotspots everywhere
Doctor's appointment online
 
Please elaborate on each.
 
Also, please post only 1 project per query. Or you can work for the other project on the same lines.
1. Introduction on what is the project about
2. How will it be implemented
3. Advantages or Disadvantages (if any)
4. Conclusion.

Also, write point wise on each and keep it to the point and brief. If you give examples it would help. Also if you can use pictures for the points that would help too.

Answered by Rebecca Fernandes | 11th Apr, 2017, 11:22: AM