The government has declared computerized locker app DigiLocker facility that will help nationals to digitally store their vital documents like PAN card, Passport, mark sheets and degree certificates. It is aimed at eliminating the utilization of physical records and empower sharing of confirmed electronic archives crosswise over government organizations. DigiLocker is operated by the Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY), the service has been running in beta since recent months. It can be downloaded from play store.
Compatibility : Requires Android 2.3 and up
- Login using Adhaar Card Number.
- Upload Documents.
- View Documents issued by departments.
- Digitally signed documents.
- Share your documents.
How to Operate DigiLocker:
Step 1: To sign-up for your DigiLocker, one needs Aadhaar number and a mobile number that is linked to that Aadhaar number. Users can also link the account to their Google, Facebook accounts. Once you have registered, you can start uploading documents in the My certificates section.
Step 2: Select a document type. You’ll have options such as SSC Certificate, HSC Certificate, PAN card, Voter ID card, etc. in a drop down list.
Step 3: You are allowed to provide a name for the document.
Step 4: Fill in some details related to the document being uploaded.
Step 5: Choose the file from your local machine. It should not be more than 1MB in size and only in pdf, jpg, jpeg, png, BMP or gif format.
Step 6: Provide a short description of the document in 50 characters.
Step 7: Click ‘upload’ button. The document should now appear under the ‘Uploaded Documents’ sub-section.