Digilocker is a kind of virtual Documets locker, launched by Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi in July 2015. DigiLocker was launched under the Digital India campaign. For opening of a DigiLocker account, We must have an Aadhaar card. In DigiLocker Portal, citizens of the India can store any government certificate, documets with PAN card, Voter ID etc.
How to create an account on DigiLocker?
- First go to digilocker.gov.in or digitallocker.gov.in or Android or IOS Application.
- After this, click on Sign Up.
- A new page will open where enter your details like Full Name, DOB, Gender, Mobile No., Email and Aadhar No (All details must be match with Aadhar Card Data).
- After this DigiLocker will send an OTP to the mobile number you have entered.
- After this set your username and password.
- Now you can use DigiLocker.
According to the DigiLocker website, DigiLocker has 61.56 million registered users so far. So far, 4.29 Billion Issued Authentic documents have been uploaded on DigiLocker.
How to upload documents in DigiLocker?
- Log on to Digi Locker.
- Go to the Uploaded Documents on the left and click Upload.
- Write a brief description about the document.
- Then click on the upload button.
On DigiLocker, you can store your driving license etc. documents along with the marksheet of your 10th, 12th, graduation etc. Keep in mind that you can upload only documents of maximum 50MB and you can also upload documents by creating a folder.
The Ministry of Road Transport & Highways, Government of India issued a directive to the traffic police, saying that DigiLocker’s documents will also be valid for verification. And Indian Railways also accepted the documents of DigiLocker for verification. You can show the documents of DigiLocker at the time of verification during traffic police, rail journey and many more places.
Pros of Digilocker
- No Corruption
- Free Service
- Turnaround Time
- Private cloud storage
- E-Signature Facility
- Fraud Reduction
- Unlimited usage
Cons of Digilocker
- Only for users with Aadhar card
- Registration restrictions