MAKING INDIA DIGITAL: TRANSFORMING TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

It is a fact that the countries using technology for the benefit of citizens have recorded a radical change in all aspects which leads to high national and per capita income in recent years. It is the part of the government to improve the living standards of citizen through initiating programmes which accelerates the economic growth. One such programme is “Digitalization” a crucial part in ‘Digital India Programme’. Digital India is an innovative thought of Hon’ble Shri Narendra Modi ji, Prime Minister of India to integrate the government functionaries and the people of India. It also aims at ensuring that the Government services are made available to citizens electronically by reducing paper work and it is an initiative to transform the country into digitally empowers knowledge economy. India has emerged as one of the country whereby government has initiated this development programme to stimulate economic development as well as to provide employment to young generations. The main objective is to provide all services to every citizen on the web portals or electronically for making the transactions smooth and transparent. To eliminate black money and corruption from public life, government is investing more in technology. India had started experiencing the digital transformation; it takes some time to feel the full impact of this change. Through this initiative India will achieve the United Nations Sustainable Goals Agenda by 2030. The present paper   helps to understand the impact of Digital India in economy and to know how far its missions are accomplished and for developing a model to achieve Sustainable Development Goals with the pillars of digital India.

Keywords: Digital India, Technology, Internet, Sustainable Development Goals.