March 1, 2019
DigiLocker is a secure, cloud-based platform for storage, issuance, and verification of documents in a digital way. Consumers and service providers, including financial service providers, face challenges including administrative overheads caused by the physical documents and verifying the authenticity of documents. The DigiLocker system is a response to these challenges.
Consistent with the above, they have the following objectives:
Enable e-signing of documents and make them available electronically and online
Minimize the use of physical documents
Ensure the authenticity of e-documents, thereby eliminating usage of fake documents
Secure access to government-issued documents through a web portal and mobile application for residents
Reduce administrative overhead of entities consuming these documents on account of legal and regulatory compliance...