The flagship programme was launched on July 1, 2015 by PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday will interact with beneficiaries of ‘Digital India’ via video conferencing.

“It’s going to be a very interactive and informative session wherein the PM will speak with the beneficiaries of Digital India from across the country. It’s a proud moment for us as the guidance and support we have got from the PM is unparalleled. We look forward to taking forward the Digital India initiatives under his dynamic leadership,” Abhishek Singh, MD and CEO of Digital India Corporation and President and CEO, NeGD, the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, said

The flagship initiative that was launched with a vision to transform India into a digitally empowered society and knowledge economy, Digital India will complete its 6 years of journey on July 1, 2021.

The ambitious programme was launched on July 1, 2015, by PM Modi and has till date turned out to be one of the biggest success stories of New India — enabling services, bringing government closer to citizens, promoting citizen engagement and empowering people.

As one of the favourite initiatives of the Prime Minister completes six years, the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India will mark the day with a special occasion in the presence of PM Modi who will address and interact with beneficiaries of various schemes of the Digital India.

The program will see a presentation of a video on key achievements of Digital India which will lead to an interactive session of the Prime Minister with the beneficiaries of various schemes of Digital India, moderated by Ajay Sawhney, Secretary, MeitY.

The interactive session will be followed by the much-awaited address by the Prime Minister wherein he will outline the various achievements of Digital India and the success story it has been over the years in connecting people.

PM Modi will also give an outlook on various developments and work that lie ahead going forward for the scheme.