In yet another innovative move, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi today interacted with the beneficiaries of various Digital India Mission schemes from across the country, through video bridge.
Over 50 lakh beneficiaries connected through this bridge, including those from Common Service Centres, NIC centres, National Knowledge Network, BPOs, Mobile Manufacturing Units and MyGov volunteers.
This is the sixth time when PM is interacting through video bridge.
Speaking at the occasion, Modi said that Digital India is ensuring that people from all walks of life, especially those from rural areas, are digitally empowered.
He added that to make this possible, Government has worked on a holistic policy consisting of connecting villages through fibre optic, digitally educating citizens, providing service delivery through mobiles and promoting electronic manufacturing.
Interacting with the Prime Minister, beneficiaries of various Digital India schemes explained how the schemes have played an important role in transforming their lives. Various beneficiaries also described how Common Service Centre (CSC) has brought employment opportunities and the various services it provides has resulted in ease of living.