Union Cabinet approves expansion of the Digital India programme with an outlay of INR 14,903 Cr

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi approved the expansion of the Digital India programme with a total outlay is INR 14,903 Cr. This would enable 6.25 lakh IT professionals to be re-skilled and up-skilled under the FutureSkills Prime Programme, 2.65 lakh persons will be trained in information security under the Information Security & Education Awareness Phase (ISEA) Programme; 540 additional services will be available under the Unified Mobile Application for New-age Governance (UMANG) app/ platform. At present over 1,700 services are already available on UMANG. Additionally, 9 more supercomputers will be added under National Super Computer Mission. This is in addition to 18 supercomputers already deployed.