ABOUT DIGI LOCKER:
Dedicated personal storage space, linked to each resident’s Aadhaar number. DigiLocker can be used to securely store e-documents as well as store Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) link of e-documents issued by various issuer departments. The e-Sign facility provided as part of DigiLocker system can be used to digitally sign e-documents."Digital Locker will provide secure access to -- government-issued documents. It uses authenticity services provided by Aadhaar," an official release said on -- Monday. It is aimed at eliminating the use of physical documents and enables sharing of verified electronic documents across government agencies.
Digital Locker is scheduled for a national launch on July 1, by the Prime Minister, it said. "Digital Locker will reduce the administrative overhead of -- government departments and agencies created due to paper work. It will also make it easy for the residents to receive services by saving time and effort as their documents will now be -- available anytime, anywhere and can be shared electronically," it said.
It is an initiative under Digital India programme, it said. To sign-up for your Digital Locker, one needs an Aadhaar number with a registered mobile number. - READ THIS POST TO KNOW HOW TO REGISTER YOURSELF WITH AADHAAR SYSTEM.