PMGDISHA in India:

PMGDISHA: The PMGDISHA (Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyaan)is a project to make 60 million people literate in rural areas across the States or Union Territories.

The project will empower citizens especially on rural areas by training them to operate computer and other digital access devices for sending and receiving e-mails, browsing the Internet, accessing government services and making digital payments. Etc. It enables them to use information technology and related applications, especially digital payments, to actively participate in the nation-building process.

The project aims to bridge the digital divide that specifically targets the rural population, including Scheduled Castes (SC) / Scheduled Tribes (ST), Minorities, Below Poverty Line (BPL), Women, Disabled and Minorities.

Course Duration

20 hours (min 10 days – max 30 days)

Eligibility Criteria

Eligible Household: A household, where none of the family member is digitally literate will be eligible. Only one member from the eligible household will be considered for training.

Entry criteria

  • The beneficiary should be digitally-literate
  • Age must be 14 – 60 years

Priority status

  • Non-smartphone users
  • Antyodaya households
  • college drop-outs
  • Participants of the adult literacy mission
  • Digitally illiterate school students from 9th to 12th class, if Computer/ ICT training facility are not available in their schools for.


Preference status

  • SC, ST
  • BPL
  • Women
  • differently-abled persons
  • minorities

APPLY through CSC

Common service centres provide assistance and support related to PMGDISHA scheme to know more, access your nearest CSC – CLICK HERE.