Anju Binjhiya : 29th March 2023
Coming from a small village Sirka(Uttar Pradesh), Beneficiary Anju Binjhiya had a weak financial background. She was looking for an opportunity to learn and earn well for her family. One day she heard about the PMGDISHA scheme and got herself enrolled. She got detailed training in computer, internet, e-mail, and mobile banking as well. After completing her certification, she is working as a computer trainer at a Pragya Kendra in her village and doing well financially as well.
Tiragati Lakshmi Chaitanya : 29th March 2023
Beneficiary Tiragati Lakshmi Chaitanya from Munjamamidi village, East Godavari District, Andhra Pradesh, had never seen a computer before. One day she got to know about the PMGDISHA scheme through her neighbour, and she registered herself under the PMGDISHA scheme. She attended all classes and never missed a single day of her scheduled training, and now she is successfully certified. With good knowledge of smartphones, internet browsing, and net banking, she is currently working as a computer operator in a private firm.
Shubree Nayak Story: 24th Feb 2023
Meet PMGDISHA Beneficiary Subhashree Nayak from Ganjam District, Odisha, being a daughter of a rickshaw driver, her family's financial condition was not good. But she always wanted to learn and study to help her family financially. One day she heard about the PMGDISHA Scheme from her neighbor. She got herself enrolled in the scheme and took detailed training in computer, internet, e-mail, and internet banking. After completing her certification, she got the opportunity to work as a computer trainer in the same VLE centre and now encourages other girls in her village to be digitally trained as well.
Ibrar Farooq: 15th Feb 2023
Meet PMGDISHA beneficiary, Ibrar Farooq from Mendhar Block, Chak Banola Village, Poonch District, Jammu & Kashmir. One day he learned about the PMGDISHA scheme through VLE Mohd Arief, and he registered under the PMGDISHA scheme. Now he is successfully trained and certified. Now he has good knowledge about digital devices, uses of the internet, benefits of digital transaction use online citizen services, etc.
Narender Modi approved PMGDISHA Abhiyan.
The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri. Narendra Modi has approved ‘Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan’ (PMGDISHA) to make 6 crore rural households digitally literate.This is in line with the announcement made by Finance Minister in the Union Budget 2016-17. PMGDISHA is expected to be one of the largest digital literacy programmes in the world. Digitally literate persons would be able to operate computers/digital access devices (like tablets, smart phones, etc.), send and receive emails, browse internet, access Government Services, search for information, undertaking cashless transactions, etc. and hence use IT to actively participate in the process of nation building.The implementation of the Scheme would be carried out under the overall supervision of Ministry of Electronics and IT in active collaboration with States/UTs through their designated State Implementing Agencies, District e-Governance Society (DeGS), etc.
Atmaram’s urge to learn, helps him become a digitally literate under the PMGDISHA scheme
58 year old, Shri. Sitaravamma from Andhra Pradesh certified under the PMGDISHA scheme