That means you are now free from the hassle of carrying those physical documents wherever you go. You must be wondering how this is possible.
The Indian government has launched the integration of Vehicle Registration and Driving Licenses with the DigiLocker that allows you to upload and store all documents to this secure cloud-based platform.
These digital copies will be deemed valid by Traffic Police and other law enforcement agencies across the country. With DigiLocker, people can access digital copies of the documents on their mobile phones through the DigiLocker mobile app.
In fact you can share these digital copies with other departments and agencies as identity and address proof.
When anyone signs up for a DigiLocker he or she gets access to a dedicated cloud storage space for his important documents. DigiLocker currently has 21,26,332 registered users with 24,11,702 uploaded documents and has issued more than 4,26,73,232 documents as on September 1, 2016.
Moreover, with the launch of the service National Register System has got integrated with DigiLocker, making over 19 crore Vehicle Registration Certificates and over 9 crore driving licenses available in the citizens’ lockers.
In order to access digital Vehicle Registration Certificate or the Driving Licence, you need to first sign up for a DigiLocker. Then you need to download the DigiLocker Android App from Google PlayStore. In the mobile app, you will have to select the Issued Documents section and then the DL/RC.
Apart from the mobile view version, digitally signed documents can also be accessed electronically, and these will be at par with the physical issued documents as per IT Act 2000.
So this platform is not only convenient for people, but also result in assured authenticity of such documents and reduce administrative overhead.
Besides, this cloud-based platform will also ensure transparency and help in cutting down corruption and red-tapism.