New Delhi: See the future of digital possibilities come to life at the Digital India Pavilion in Hall No. 5, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. A standout feature at the 42nd IITF 2023, taking place from November 14-27, 2023, the exhibit showcases pioneering initiatives: DigiLocker, UPI, e-Sanjeevani, Bhashini, and Mann Ki Baat.
Set up by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), the DI Pavilion is turning heads, offering a remarkable opportunity to engage with cutting-edge technologies. Interactive displays, engaging experiences for all ages, and a chance to learn about DI initiatives directly from experts await. From curious students to discerning office-goers, energetic women entrepreneurs to enthusiastic senior citizens, the pavilion showcases innovative technologies for a digitally savvy New India.
At the UPI (United Payments Interface) exhibit, visitors can enjoy the benefits of going cashless. Encounter a state-of-the-art UPI-enabled ATM providing cash withdrawal through UPI Mode. Customers of select banks can use their UPI apps to scan a QR code on the machine’s screen to withdraw cash.
This latest payment service, based on the ICCW (Interoperable Careless Cash Withdrawal) mechanism, will soon roll out in all ATM machines, preventing frauds/tampering such as skimming and card cloning, as no physical card is required.
DigiLocker pioneers a paperless era, offering citizens seamless access to an extensive array of crucial digital documents. From Birth Certificates to Records of Will, Driving Licenses, and educational certificates, DigiLocker signifies a convergence of accessibility and security, all at the fingertips of 200 million citizens.
This innovative platform not only simplifies administrative processes but also enhances efficiency, reducing bureaucratic hurdles. Taking center stage at the Digital India pavilion, the DigiLocker exhibit showcases a larger-than-life phone featuring the DigiLocker App and how it empowers citizens to access myriad documents anytime, from anywhere.
Bhashini aims to enable all Indians easy access to the internet and digital services in their own language and increase content in Indian languages. The Bhashini exhibits underscore inclusivity.
Visitors can download the Bhashini App to translate content into their native language. The app allows users to converse through three key features—TEXT, VOICE, and CONVERSE. The TEXT feature supports translation into 22 Indian languages, while the CONVERSE and SPEAK features each cover 13 languages, contributing to enhanced linguistic accessibility and understanding.
Visitors can also learn how to do ‘Voice-Based Payments’ or experience the Bhashini Live S2S (Speech to Speech) application, enabling real-time cross-language communication by instantly translating live speech. The S2S app is available in 11 Indian languages and 14 international languages.
‘Bhasha Daan’ is an initiative to crowdsource language inputs for multiple Indian languages as part of Project BHASHINI. It calls upon citizens to help build an open repository of data to digitally enrich their language. The aim is to create large datasets for Indian languages, which can be utilized to train AI models for the betterment of society.
Furthermore, ‘Yojna Sathi’ harnesses the power of Large Language Models (LLMs), AI, and Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) technologies to engage citizens and customers in personalized conversations.
Its primary mission is to raise awareness about various government schemes, eligibility criteria, and application processes, while also promoting digital and financial literacy concepts. Key features of the bot include multilingual support, personalization, feedback mechanisms, streamlined booking services, and more!
Revolutionizing healthcare accessibility even across rural and remote communities, eSanjeevani (National Telemedicine Service) is a groundbreaking platform that has already served around 180 million patients.
Built on cloud and microservices architecture, this indigenous platform offers two variants: eSanjeevani AB-HWC operates on a Hub & Spoke model, empowering Community Health Officers in Health and Wellness Centres (HWCs) to facilitate assisted tele-consultations for rural patients, connecting them with doctors and specialists in secondary/tertiary health facilities. Secondly, eSanjeevaniOPD serves as a patient-to-provider telemedicine platform, empowering citizens to access healthcare services conveniently from their homes through smartphones or laptops. The highlight of this exhibit is that visitors can remotely consult a doctor/specialist at eSanjeevani telemedicine clinics located in various parts of the country.
As the world’s largest citizen engagement platform, MyGov shares the vision of true Jan Bhagidari. At the Digital India pavilion, an excellent opportunity awaits citizens to actively participate in the renowned radio program- ‘Mann Ki Baat’. Hosted by PM Narendra Modi on the last Sunday of every month at 11 AM on All India Radio, visitors can share their inspiring stories directly with the Prime Minister by recording their messages LIVE that they would like PM Modi to discuss in upcoming Mann Ki Baat episodes.
To record a message, visitors can visit the Mann Ki Baat booth, dial the toll-free number 1800-11-7800, and record their message either in Hindi or English. This initiative aims to enhance public participation and provide a platform for citizens to express their thoughts, ideas, and noteworthy achievements from their communities.