The government of India has made an announcement about the setting up of a Common Service Centers (CSCs). The centres will provide good governance and services for the people staying in the rural areas. The networks will be set up across the nation within remote areas and villages.
CSCs are points of access where people living in rural and remote locations can use the e-governance system to connect to government initiatives and services. These points provide people with the convenience of getting connected to different government schemes as well as services through the internet connection.
If you want to start a CSC in your locality, you should fulfil certain eligibility criteria to participate in CSC Scheme.
The following are the eligibility criteria for Common Service Center (CSC):
An applicant should be at least 18 years of age limit.
An individual should pass the Matriculation Level Examination or equivalent from a recognized board.
If you want to start a CSC in your area, you should be eligible to participate in the CSC Scheme. Moreover, if you are eligible, you should have the required infrastructure given below:
The common Service Center Scheme has been designed by the Government for providing e-services to the citizens by establishing a common centre under the Digital India Programme. Eligible applicants can start CSC by approaching the Service Center Agency (SCA) of that particular area.
The following are the required CSC infrastructure:
The total estimated cost per CSC will be 1.25 to 1.50 lakh except for building and land.
The following are the steps that are to be followed to apply for CSC Center:
The following are the steps of re-registration and status of CSC:
CSC digital Seva Kendra application procedures have been made online so that any citizen can apply from the convenience of their own home.
The government provides Rs.11 for every transaction made at the Common Service Center.
CSC e-Governance Services India Limited is a Special Purpose Vehicle (CSC SPV) that uses an IT-enabled network of citizen service points to connect local residents with government departments, insurance companies, and banks, as well as different private sector service providers.
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