Logo and Slogan Design Contest for Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan (PMGDISHA) - Competitions and Contests for Indian Students

Tuesday, 16 May 2017

Logo and Slogan Design Contest for Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan (PMGDISHA)

Govt. of India has approved 'Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan' (PMGDISHA). The main objective of the programme is to make Six Crore persons in rural areas, across States/UTs, digitally literate, reaching to around 40% of rural households by covering one member from every eligible household.

The proposal seeks inputs to design a Logo and Slogan under the Scheme ‘Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan’.

The last date of submission is 29th May, 2017. 

The winning entry will be awarded with a prize equivalent to Rs. 50,000/- for Logo and Rs. 50,000/- for Slogan. Top three short listed entries will also receive certificates.

Background of PMGDISHA:
“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 household digitally literate is one of the integral components of the Prime Minister Vision of “Digital India”. The PMGDISHA scheme envisage to provide digital literacy training to Six Crore persons in rural areas, across State/ UT of the country. The Scheme is being implemented in each State/ UT. Also, to ensure equitable geographical reach, each of the 2,50,000 Gram Panchayats would be expected to register an average of 200-300 candidates.

Special focus would be on training the beneficiaries on use of Electronic Payment System. The outcome measurement criteria would include undertaking at least 5 electronic payments transactions by each beneficiary using UPI (including BHIM app) and USSD.

Universities/Colleges would be engaged for carrying out Social Audit of the scheme through their students.

The digital literacy training of beneficiary would enable them to:
• Operate computers/digital access devices (like tablets, smart phones, etc.),
• Send and receive emails, browse internet, access Government Services,
• Search for information
• Undertake cashless transactions using mobiles

Outcome of the Scheme: The Scheme would empower the citizens from rural India in:

• Bridging the digital divide leading to digital inclusion
• Providing digital skills
• Preparing them to become a part of digital economy

The details of the scheme are available on www.pmgdisha.in

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