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We all are concerned about our important documents and files. But, have you ever wondered about the mobile application that can store and generate your documents within a minute! I too was wondering about this. So, I thought I should share this with you all.
Let’s see in detail.
DigiLocker Mobile App- Your Documents anytime, anywhere!
What is DigiLocker?
DigiLocker is an Indian digitization online assistance. The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), Government of India under its Digital India activity has provided this service. DigiLocker gives a record in the cloud to each Aadhaar holder to get to bona fide reports/declarations like driving permit, vehicle enrollment, also, academic mark sheet in computerized design from the first Issuers of these certificates. It likewise gives 1GB of storage to each record to transfer examined duplicates of legacy files.
There is likewise a related facility for virtually endorsing (e-signing) documents. The service is planning to limit the utilization of actual paper documents, minimize regulatory costs, give validness of the e-documents, give secure admittance to official records, and to make it simple for the users to get administrations.
In order to sign-up, the only thing you need to have is an Aadhaar number. To sign-up, the Aadhaar number and the secret OTP (One Time Password) sent to the Aadhaar-linked mobile number, should be entered.
You can sign-up by using your phone number or facebook or google account.
Users of DigiLocker Mobile App
Initially, DigiLocker was released in December 2015.
The beta variant of the DigiLocker was turned out in February 2015, and launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 1 July 2015. The storage given was 100 MB at first and was subsequently expanded to 1 GB. The individual document size for transfer can’t surpass 10 MB.
In July 2016, DigiLocker recorded 20.13 lakh users with a storehouse of 24.13 lakh reports.
From 2017, the facility was stretched out to permit students of the ICSE board to store their class X and XII mark sheets in DigiLocker and offer them offices as required.
As of today, DigiLocker gives admittance to over 372+ crore credible reports from 149 guarantors. Also, over 3.3 crore users are using DigiLocker. 43 requester associations are accepting records from DigiLocker.
How DigiLocker works?
As soon as you sign-up, they ask you to enter you Aadhaar number and OTP sent to registered mobile number. You can generate your documents just by clicking on the corresponding options and filling the details.
How to use DigiLocker Mobile App?
To use DigiLocker Mobile App, you need to follow these easy steps:
- Download and install DigiLocker Mobile App.
- Sign-up using phone number or facebook or google account.
- Sync your Aadhaar Card and fetch documents.
- Share documents with requesters and get them verified.
Security measures of DigiLocker Mobile App
- 256 Bit SSL Encryption
- Mobile Authentication based Sign Up
- ISO 27001 certified Data Centre
- Data Redundancy
- Timed Log Out
- Security Audit
So, that’s it for today. Hence, DigiLocker is safe and secure to use, no worry! I hope you liked it.
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