Delhi: The Union Finance Minister has made an important announcement regarding DigiLocker in his budget. DigiLocker will now be your one stop KYC system and thus you will be able to make any changes to your documents. This step related to Digilocker will give a boost to the Digital India strategy. Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in her budget speech for the financial year 2023-24 today said that DigiLocker and Aadhaar will be used as a one-stop solution to meet KYC requirements. Along with this, One Stop KYC Management System will be created for DigiLocker. Nirmala Sitharaman also announced that PAN card can be used as an official identity card. Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that DigiLocker will now be a one-stop KYC system for individuals, so that you can make changes to the document and it will be reflected in all the documents linked to your DigiLocker. DigiLocker services and Aadhaar will be used as identity proof. A one-stop solution will be created for various government agencies and other important documents.
What is DigiLocker?
DigiLocker is a digital initiative of Government of India under Digital India, it aims to make India digitally empowered. DigiLocker is essential for citizens to keep documents safe on public cloud. That is, with the help of this facility, you get online cloud service. So you do not need to carry hard copies of documents. In this app we can save all documents from Aadhaar to Driving License and Marksheet. These digital documents are legally valid documents under the Indian Information Technology Act 2000.
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How to use DigiLocker?
To use DigiLocker you need to scan a copy of the proof like PAN Card, Aadhaar Card or Driving License and upload it on the DigiLocker app along with their e-signature. For Digital India, the central government seems to be promoting DigiLocker and online documentation. In such a situation, the DigiLocker app will already be installed in the phone in the near future. That is, there is no need to download it separately from Google Play Store.