Leading paperless initiative that provides private locker to every citizen in Government of India’s cloud
DigiLocker is a platform for issuance and verification of documents & certificates digitally
Ensure authenticity of the e-documents and eliminate usage of fake documents
Provide consent based and secure access to various critical lifelong documents
Anytime, anywhere access to their documents by the individuals.
Benefits and Impact
Secure and Private: Accessed by user consent, no unverified usage of records, secure platform
Anytime, anywhere usage: Shareable and accessible on the move using desktop or mobile
Environment friendly: Paperless process reducing cost to the environment
Facilitating 112 Million users and providing 5.1 Billion issued documents
A dedicated team handles continuous development & management of the Platform
A dedicated team provides handholding support and on-boarding of agencies
Capacity building is in the form of workshops and practical hands-on.
Adoption of DigiLocker in various domains is done by liaising with various regulators (RBI, SEBI, IRDA, TRAI, PFRDA).
The Information Technology (Preservation & Retention of Information by Intermediaries Providing Digital Locker Facilities) Rules, 2016 notified to provide legal backing to documents issued through DigiLocker.
Modalities of implementation
DigiLocker system is developed on an Open Source stack and the components in its entirety or in parts may be made available to other countries for their own implementation of a similar product.
Utilization of cloud based services by DigiLocker for secure and scalable system can be good best practise to be replicated globally.