Launched in the year 2016 by MeitY, Digilocker India’s cloud based platform has now reached 100 million users. As of now the could based storage platform digilocker has 101.1 million users registered till now.
What is Digilocker exactly?
Digilocker is nothing but a cloud based platform which helps in paperless governance. The cloud based platform is used for storage, Issuance & verification of 568 various documents digitally on a cloud platform.
With the idea of paper less governance Digilocker, the could based platform launched under Digital INDIA initiative by the government of INDIA. More than 4.94 billion documents has been issused by the digilocker till now.
The cloud based platform had 38 million users in 2020 and today it stores about 5 billion documents based on official stats from the Digilocker. Digilocker is now recognized by most of the government bodies. This platform also recognized by fintech services, almost insurers to verify the individuals identity and so on. Digilocker offers 1 GB of storage space to each indiavidual user. The platforms APIS to retrieve, digitize and store Most of these documents.
Digilocker is also personal storage space to securely store e-documents and links of such official certificates. Digilocker efficiently reduced the hassle of carrying physical documents. According to the government, DigiLocker the could based platform freed from physical documents and the application helps accessing documents anytime, anywhere and be able to share online, and avoid forgery.
The self loaded documents can be signed digitally with help of the platform using the eSign facility. eSign feature is similar to self attestation.
Digital locker is one of the best way possible and easy way to store all documents and certificates in Digitised format. Digilocker fulfills the idea of having private space for every person on public cloud.