Digilocker is a cloud-based platform for issuance, storage, sharing and verification of documents and certificates, according to the official website – digilocker.gov.in. One can store a host of official documents like Aadhaar card, PAN (Permanent account number) card, driving license among others in DigiLocker. Digital India’s official Twitter handle posted various benefits of using DigiLocker on Monday. DigiLocker keeps your documents safe, is free of cost, eases the turnaround time for various financial services and reduces administrative costs, the tweet further said.
— Digital India (@_DigitalIndia) March 26, 2018
List of documents you can store on DigiLocker:
1. DigiLocker has partnered with the ‘Ministry of Road Transport and Highways for making digital Driving License (DL) and vehicle registration certificates (RC) available to the citizens, according to digilocker.gov.in. Under the partnership, DigiLocker directly integrates with the National Register, which is the national database of driving license and vehicle registration data across the country. DigiLocker users can easily access their digital RC and DL both on desktop computers and on mobile devices.
2. DigiLocker has also partnered with UIDAI to allow citizens to access their digital Aadhaar card number. Digital Aadhaar in DigiLocker is the same as eAadhaar issued by UIDAI (Unique Identification Authority of India). UIDAI is as an issuer of digital Aadhaar in DigiLocker, said DigiLocker’s official website.
3. The cloud-based platform had also tied up with CBSE to provide digital versions of their student’s marksheets. In a tweet posted by the official Twitter handle of DigiLocker – @digilocker_ind, 5.27 crore CBSE digital marksheets and certificates for class 10 and class 12 from 2004-2017 were available on DigiLocker. DigiLocker provides access to digital marksheets to all CBSE students whose number is either registered or not registered with CBSE, said DigiLocker on it’s website.
4. Subscribers can also integrate their Permanent Account Number (PAN) with DigiLocker. Users can now easily access their real-time PAN Verification record from the income tax department.>