Union Budget 2023 Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has set a target of taking India into a new era. He has made many announcements in his budget ranging from technology, data protection to promoting digital education. Know some other special things of the budget 2023-24.
focus on digital revolution
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Union Budget 2023 I have announced a variety of new initiatives to improve the lives of people of all age groups across the country. The effort of the government is to promote the concept of Digital India. Under which it has been announced to upgrade and enrich the technology like National Digital Library, Data Center and Digi Locker.
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in her budget speech said that the government is working on a National Data Governance Policy to enable start-ups access to anonymized data to promote growth. This will encourage research by start-ups and academicians.
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What is National Data Policy?
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has introduced the National Data Governance Policy in the budget. This will help in accessing anonymous data. The government aims to set up 100 labs in engineering institutes to develop apps using 5G services. This decision of the government will give a boost to the concept of smart classroom. New opportunities will come to enable wider access to education.
The purpose of the data center is to increase the availability of data of national importance, besides improving the compliance of confidential policies and standards, besides making common citizens more aware, ensuring their association with the relevant subject and concern.
Draft done in 2022
The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology released a draft of this policy in May 2022 for public consultation. Under the Digital India Corporation, India Data Management Office (IDMO) was set up and some guidelines were prepared for sharing of non-personal data by private entities.
What is data center?
A variety of facilities are provided to the IT activities and equipment of a company in the data center. Such as data storage, processing of information and sending it to another place. Nowadays the demand for such data centers has increased. All the big companies of the world run their own centers. In view of the increasing IT activities in India, importance is being given to data storage.
digi locker extension
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in the budget Digi Locker The aim is to expand the service of The Finance Minister has said, Digi Locker service and Aadhaar will be developed to match and update the identity and address of individuals created by various government agencies, regulators and regulated entities.
The Finance Minister said that the scope of documents available in DigiLocker for individuals will be increased. Under this, all digital infrastructure including Aadhaar, PM Jan Dhan Yojana, Video KYC, India Stack and UPI have been facilitated for fintech services.
When did Digi Locker start?
DigiLocker was launched by PM Modi in July 2015 and is the official online digital document storage platform of the government. So far this platform has been largely available only to individuals. Now under the new initiative, digital documents will also be made available to businesses.
National Digital Library
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has opened new doors for the study of children and adolescent age people in her budget proposal. He has also announced the creation of a National Digital Library to increase access to high quality books. Actually the government wants to bring digital revolution in the education sector. Therefore, the new budget of the government is also being considered according to the tech sector.
The establishment of digital library has increased the scope of expansion of Ed-Tech sector. This will encourage digital education. This will largely benefit those students who had lagged behind during the period of the COVID epidemic.
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