Digital locker system ‘Digilock’ launched by Govt. of India under Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi Digital India Campaign.
Department of Electronics & Information Technology has launched Beta version of Digilock on 10th feb. 2015.
What is Digilocker
Digital Locker is online storage platform. Where you can store all your important documents in digital form like Pancard ,Driving licence, Aadhaar card ,Voter Card , SSC ,HSC ,Degree certificates or any other document you want to upload and store in Digilocker. At present 10MB of storage space is provided with each Digilocker account which probably may increase in future.
Why should i create a Digilocker
Once you upload your Documents at Digilocker you need not to carry your documents in physical form one place to another. If going for an Interview or for any official work where these documents are required you can just share your documents with them from your Digilocker. Which is equally valid as physical documents. So you are now free from the worry of your documents being lost or stolen.
How to register for Digilocker account
To register for Digilocker you must have Aadhaar no. and the mobile no. with you give in your Aadhaar because OTP will be send to your registered mobile no. in Aadhaar .
To register visit Digilocker then click Register Now button.
A pop window open asking your Aadhaar no. Fill theAadhaar no. and click the generate OTP button , OTP will be send to your registered mobile no. That OTP you have to fill in Validate OTP column and then entered the shown capcha and click validate OTP button.
Once validated this window will appear showing the details of your account.
Let us be familiar with the terms used in Digilocker.
- My certificates- This column contains two types of documents one is ‘Digital Documents’ which contains URI (links) of the documents issued to the resident by the Govt. department or other agencies. Second type is ‘Uploaded Documents’ in these category the documents we upload comes. like I have have uploaded Aadhaar card it shows in uploaded documents list.
- My Profile – Here your profile is shown which is available in Aadhaar Card.
- My Issuer- This displays Issuers name and the certificates issued to the individual.
- My Requester- This displays the list of Requester which requests for your Documents.
- Directories- This displays the complete list of Issuers and Requesters with there links.
How to Upload documents
Now you are ready to upload your documents, Click the green button of Upload at right hand upper corner. A window will pop up. Click select document and a drop down will appear than select from the list the document you want to upload if want to upload other than these select ‘others’.
Choose file from your computer to Upload, You can also write the description of this file. Than click the button submit . Now your Document is uploaded and this will appear in ‘My Certificates’ ‘uploaded documents’ list. And you are ready to share it.
You can also remove your uploaded documents later on by clicking the ‘Remove’ button given along with each documents.
How to share your Documents
Select the ‘My Certificates’ you will see the list of document listed, select the document you want to share and click the share button given along with that document a pop window will appear asking the E-Mail ID with whom you want to share . Fill the E-Mail ID and click the share button . A confirmation message will appear that sharing is successful with recipient via E-Mail.
The Recipient will receive an E-Mail from Digital locker ‘No-Reply@DigitalLocker.gov.in’ with subject notification- shared document with digital locker, Having a link of shared document. Recipient can access that document by clicking that link.
How to e-Sign your Document
click on the button along side the document you want to e-sign.
A window will appear and an OTP will be send to your registered mobile no./email id, enter that OTP.
A confirmation message will appear that your document is e-signed.