DEFINITION – “Digital Literacy is the ability of individuals and communities to understand and use digital technologies for meaningful actions within life situations”.
Making one person in every family digitally literate is one of the integral components of the Prime Minister ‘s vision of “Digital India”.
National Digital Literacy Mission (NDLM) Scheme has been formulated to impart IT training to 52.5 lakh persons, including Anganwadi and ASHA workers and authorised ration dealers in all the States/UTs across the country so that the non-IT literate citizens are trained to become IT literate so as to enable them to actively and effectively participate in the democratic and developmental process and also enhance their livelihood.
OBJECTIVE OF PROJECT
To make a person IT literate, so that he/ she can operate digital devices, like mobile phones, tablets, etc., send and receive emails and search Internet for information, etc.
Besides IT literacy at a higher level, the citizen would also be trained to effectively access the various e-Governance services being offered to the citizen by the Government and other agencies.
Level 1 : Non-IT literate – Illiterate and upto 7th standard pass
Level 2 : Non-IT literate with at least 8th standard pass
Age : 14 to 60 years