Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan (PMGDisha) 2020

To make education available on every platform, the Government of India has come up with the Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan. Today in this article, we will discuss with you all the details about the scheme that is implemented in the year 2020. Under this article, we have provided eligibility criteria, application process and all the other details that will be beneficial to you, if you are applying for this scheme in the year 2019 and 2020.

PMGDisha Mission 2020

Through the implementation of the Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan, the government will make available the process of digital education to all the people living in the ruler area of India. Through the implementation of the scheme, many benefits will be provided to the people of India and the people who cannot afford to gain an education because of low-income and economic backward situation.

PMRPY Scheme 2020

Details Of The Scheme

Name Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan
Launch  date 2020-21
Launched by Government of India
Beneficiaries People of backward classes and rural areas.
Official Website https://www.pmgdisha.in

Objective Of The Scheme

The main objective of the scheme is to make six crore persons in rural areas digitally literate. The scheme has to be reaching to around 40% of rural households by covering one member from every eligible household. Empowering the citizens in rural areas by training them to operate a computer or digital access devices, send and receive e-mails, browse the Internet, access Government services, search for information, undertake digital payment, etc. are their first priority.

Number Of Beneficiaries In Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan

As mentioned above, 6 crore beneficiaries are finalized to impart knowledge through the Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan. Given below is the list of states and the number of beneficiaries finalized for different states:-

  • Uttar Pradesh- 11171000
  • Bihar- 6630000
  • West Bengal- 4481000
  • Maharashtra- 4433000
  • Madhya Pradesh- 3784000
  • Rajasthan- 3712000
  • Karnataka- 2705000
  • Tamil Nadu- 2679000
  • Orissa- 2517000
  • Gujarat- 2497000
  • Andhra Pradesh– 2028000
  • Telangana- 2028000
  • Assam- 1929000
  • Jharkhand- 1803000
  • Chhattisgarh- 1412000
  • Kerala- 1257000
  • Punjab- 1247000
  • Haryana- 1191000
  • Jammu & Kashmir- 658000
  • Uttarakhand- 506000
  • Himachal Pradesh- 444000
  • Tripura- 195000
  • Meghalaya- 171000
  • Manipur- 137000
  • Nagaland- 101000
  • Arunachal Pradesh- 77000
  • Goa- 40000
  • Mizoram- 38000
  • Sikkim- 33000
  • NCT of Delhi- 30000
  • Puducherry- 28000
  • Andaman & Nicobar Islands- 18000
  • Dadra & Nagar Haveli- 13000
  • Daman & Diu- 4000
  • Chandigarh- 2000
  • Lakshadweep- 1000

Application Fee

A training fee of Rs. 300/- per has to be paid by the candidate directly to respective Training Partners/Centres through CSC-SPV on successful certification of candidates trained by them. Also, the examination fee per candidate is Rs.70/-. This Fee would be directly payable to the duly registered Certifying Agencies for the assessment and certification of candidates.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the scheme the applicant must follow the following eligibility criteria given below:-

  • Households, where none of the family members are digitally literate, will be considered as an eligible household.
  • The beneficiary should be Digitally Illiterate
  • Only one person per eligible household would be considered for training.
  • The person should be in between 14 to 60 years of age. 
  • Priority would be given to the following-
    • Non-smartphone users
    • Antyodaya households
    • College drop-outs
    • SC
    • ST
    • BPL
    • Women
    • Differently-abled persons
    • Minorities 

Application Process In Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan

There is no separate and detail application process to apply for the Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan as a beneficiary. The training programs and the training centre available at your district or your village will communicate with you on their own to apply for the scheme. After the training centres communicate to you, they will carry on the following procedure to enrol you under the scheme:-

  • First, the candidate will have to log in with the ID and Password
  • Adhaar Finger Print Authentication will be undertaken by the concerned training centre.
  • Finally, the Student will be added.
  • The centre will then start the Training of the students.
  • Finally, the PMGDISHA Exam will be conducted.

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Updated: December 9, 2019 — 7:38 am

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