Digital India - GS question based on India Year Book

1)   Which of the following are among the 9 pillars of the Digital India Program?

1) Broadband Highways
2) e-Governance
3) IT sector Jobs
4) Early Harvest Programmes

a. Only 1, 2 and 3
b. Only 2 and 3
c. Only 4
d. All of the above
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: All of the above

The nine pillars are Broadband Highways, Universal Access to Mobile Connectivity, Public Internet Access Programme, e-Governance – Reforming Government through Technology, e-Kranti (NeGP 2.0) – Electronic delivery of services, Information for All, Electronics Manufacturing – Target NET ZERO Imports, IT for Jobs, Early Harvest Programmes.

2)   The overall scope of Digital India is on being transformative, that is to realize IT + IT = IT. Here the three IT’s respectively stand for

a. Indian Talent, Information Technology, India Together
b. Indian Talent, Information Technology, India Tomorrow
c. Indian Talent, Indian Technique, India Tomorrow
d. Indian Technique, Information Technology, India Tomorrow
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: Indian Talent, Information Technology, India Tomorrow

Digital India is like an Umbrella programme covering many departments, preparing India for a knowledge future. Many existing schemes will be implemented in a synchronized manner under this.