Three lakh Common Service Centres have created jobs, empowered citizens: PM Modi

Addressing the Village Level Entrepreneurs, who run these centres, via video conferencing, Modi said Digital India was launched with an aim to connect India's villages and youth.

Published: 15th June 2018 10:33 AM  |   Last Updated: 15th June 2018 10:33 AM   |  A+A-

Prime Minister Narendra Modi (File Photo | PTI)

By PTI

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the network of about three lakh Common Service Centres, which act as access points for delivery of digital services, have bolstered employment and entrepreneurship opportunities, thus empowering citizens.

Interacting with beneficiaries of the various Digital India efforts, Modi said the initiative was launched with an objective of bringing benefits of technology to people, especially in rural areas.

Technology has helped book railway tickets and pay bills online, bringing great convenience, Modi said.

"We ensured that the advantages of technology are not restricted to a select few but are there for all sections of society. We strengthened the network of CSCs," Modi said.

The initiative is creating a group of village level entrepreneurs, he added.

Addressing the Village Level Entrepreneurs (VLEs), who run these centres, via video conferencing, Modi said Digital India was launched with an aim to connect India's villages and youth.

Over the last four years it has brought a slew of services to the doorsteps of the common man, he said.

"Every aspect of digital empowerment has been worked on, from rolling out fibre optics in villages, to digital literacy," Modi said.

Some of the beneficiaries narrated their experience of Digital India.

Jitender Solanki from Gautam Budh Nagar stated that after his village got internet access, children are availing online coaching.

Also, digital literacy is rising and pension-related issues for elderly are now getting resolved through technology.

Modi asked the beneficiaries to press traders and shopkeepers to install 'Bhim' app to facilitate paying for goods and services digitally.

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  • Ali Azom

    Good..
    5 days ago reply
  • prakash p. pawar

    Good work for modi gov. In india
    7 days ago reply
  • Amol bhosale tal sangola dist solapur

    First up all congrats mera sarkar se nivedan hain ki aise yojna chalane ka avsar humain hamare gav ke liye mile...JAI HIND
    8 days ago reply
  • Sourav Mallick

    Very good...
    8 days ago reply
  • Ashwani dubey

    Very good work done by our pm
    9 days ago reply
  • Laxmidhar panigrahi

    Very good work done by the Modi Govt. We appreciet to the Govt
    9 days ago reply
  • Uday Patil

    Excellent initiative
    9 days ago reply
  • K Muddukrishnaiah

    It is very good program which I have deviced while I was working as Tahsildar palasamudram in Chittoor district AP in the name of sowbhayasravanthi
    9 days ago reply