National Informatics Centre to diversify the Digital India initiative, reveals IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

Ravi Shankar Prasad

The National Informatics Centre (NIC) will play a pivotal role in the promotion and awareness of the digital drive, which includes cashless transactions, reveals IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad. As part of the program, the IT department will conduct a series of awareness drives to promote cashless economy to curb black money and corruption.

Delivering the speech after Inaugurating a 3-day NIC event – National Meet on Grassroot Informatics, Prasad disclosed that the NIC should establish connectivity with all sections of society in India. Moreover, the NIC should collaborate with the Common Service Centres (CSCs) to spread various digital initiatives launched by the government.

Prasad added that NIC is the technological bridge of India. Moreover, the NIC is properly placed to adopt all the measures to transform India into Digital and also to fulfil the vision of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

During his speech, Prasad urged the District Information Officers (DIOs) to be innovative and proactive to address the concerns of the people. He said that NIC must adopt a practical and transformative approach in such a way to make a difference at the grassroots level.

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