About Common Services Centers Scheme

Common Services Centers (CSCs) are a strategic cornerstone of the Digital India programme. They are the access points for delivery of various electronic services to villages in India, thereby contributing to a digitally and financially inclusive society.

CSCs enable the three vision areas of the Digital India programme:

CSCs are more than service delivery points in rural India. They are positioned as change agents, promoting rural entrepreneurship and building rural capacities and livelihoods. They are enablers of community participation and collective action for engendering social change through a bottom-up approach with key focus on the rural citizen.

Participating in CSC Scheme:

    • Applicant should be a local person

    • Age of Applicant should be minimum 18 years

    • Applicant should preferably have passed the 10th level examination from a recognized board

    • Applicant should be fluent in reading and writing the local dialect and should also have basic knowledge of English language

    • Prior Knowledge in basic computer skills would be advantage

    • Applicant should be motivated enough to be the prime driver of social change and disperse his or her duties with utmost dedication

Infrastructure Required for CSC

    • PC with a licensed operating system of Windows XP-SP2 or above

    • At least 120 GB hard disc Drive

    • At least 512 MB RAM

    • CD/DVD Drive

    • UPS with 5 hours battery back-up/portable generator set

    • Printer/ Colour Printer and Scanner

    • Web cam/digital camera

    • Broad band/Wireless data card / V-SAT connection

    • Biometric/ IRIS Authentication Scanner for banking services

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