VLEs popularize Digital Locker Service as Digital India Week ends

By Abha Manakatala - Wed Jul 08, 12:51 pm

Village Level Entrepreneurs(VLEs) from across the country have participated in the Digital India Week programme.

The programme was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on July

1.On July 7 when the programme concluded,these VLEs are learnt to have played a crucial role.

“We are doing our best to popularize the services offered by the IT department of the Centre and the state”,said a VLE in Ranchi.
In Jharkhand,Digital India Week programme came up with a number of events.These were as follows:

One,a VLE from Giridih Kiran Kumari,who runs Common Service Centre called Pragya Kendra had received a laptop and a citation from Modi.This was in acknowledgment of her work –opening 5,000 digital lockers in 10 days, training 200 Anganwadi workers to become tech-savvy and was instrumental in her Kendra enrolling highest number of Aadhaar card-owners in Jharkhand.

Two,in Ranchi,Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das kicked off the digital week at a newly built conference hall in Project Building in the presence of state urban development minister C.P. Singh, development commissioner R.S. Poddar, information technology secretary Sunil Kumar Burnwal.

Three,Public Relation Department headed by Director AK Pandey campaigned for e-lockers and at present stands fourth among Indian states and Union Territories with 45,000 e-lockers opened in the past one-and-a-half weeks.

Four,Das launched Online Appointment, an app through which a citizen can seek appointments from the chief minister, his cabinet ministers and top bureaucrats.


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