DigiLocker: the Mobile App for Driving Licenses & Vehicle Registration Certificates [ Current Affairs - Science & Technology ]

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Nitin Gadkari the Union Minister of Road Transport & Highways and Shipping and Ravi Shankar Prasad the Union Minister of Electronics & Information Technology and Law & Justice have jointly launched “DigiLocker” a mobile app integrated with the Driving Licenses (DL) & Vehicle Registration Certificates (RC)  in New Delhi.

Key Facts

  • The DigiLocker is the mobile app which carries digital copy of the Driving Licenses (DL) & Vehicle Registration Certificates (RC) so now people don’t required carrying physical copies of their Driving Licenses and RCs.
  • Now DLs and VRC documents will be directly issued in the DigiLockers in digital formats.
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  • These digital copies of DLs and VRC also can also be used with other government departments as identity and address proof by sharing it.
  • So now these DigiLocker enable DL and VRC verification at any time anywhere using mobile by different laws enforcement authorities like the Traffic Police.
  • Along with this it will reduce administrative overhead.

How it works:

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Comment

  • DigiLocker is a part of the Narendra Modi’s Digital India programme.
  • It provides a platform for issuance of documents and certificates in a digital way.
  • The DigiLocker will be a major move to the dream of paperless governance.
  • DigiLocker will bring efficacy in the traditional process driving licenses and vehicle registration certificates issuance.

- Published on: September 9, 2016