DigiLocker

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Overview:

DigiLocker has successfully completed its second-level of integration with Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission (ABDM). The secure cloud-based storage platform of DigiLocker can be used now as a health locker for storing and accessing health records such as vaccination records, doctor prescriptions, lab reports, hospital discharge summaries etc.

About DigiLocker:

  • DigiLocker is a flagship initiative of Ministry of Electronics & IT (MeitY) under Digital India programme.
  • DigiLocker aims at ‘Digital Empowerment’ of citizen by providing access to authentic digital documents to citizen’s digital document wallet.
  • The issued documents in DigiLocker system are deemed to be at par with original physical documents as per Rule 9A of the Information Technology (Preservation and Retention of Information by Intermediaries providing Digital Locker facilities) Rules, 2016.
  • Benefits to Citizens:
    • Important Documents Anytime, Anywhere!
    • Authentic Documents, Legally at Par with Originals.
    • Digital Document Exchange with the consent of the citizen.
    • Faster service Delivery- Government Benefits, Employment, Financial Inclusion, Education, Health.

Source : PIB