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What is DigiLocker?
DigiLocker is a digital document storage and sharing platform provided by the Government of India. It is an online service that allows users to store, access, and share their important documents digitally. DigiLocker provides a secure and convenient way to manage documents such as identity proofs, education certificates, driving licenses, vehicle registration certificates, and more.
Users can sign up for DigiLocker using their Aadhaar number and link it to their mobile number. Once registered, users can upload their documents to the platform and access them anytime, anywhere using the DigiLocker website or mobile app. The documents stored in DigiLocker are considered legally valid and can be shared digitally with government agencies, educational institutions, employers, and other entities when required.
DigiLocker promotes the concept of "paperless governance" and aims to reduce the reliance on physical documents by providing a secure and easily accessible digital alternative. It offers several benefits, including easy storage and retrieval of documents, reduced paperwork, improved efficiency in document verification processes, and enhanced convenience for users.