Common Service Centres (Digital Seva)

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Welcome to CSC ( Digital Seva )

Common Service Centres (CSC) scheme is one of the mission mode projects under the Digital India Programme.
CSCs are the access points for delivery of essential public utility services, social welfare schemes, healthcare, financial, education and agriculture services, apart from host of B2C services to citizens in rural and remote areas of the country. It is a pan-India network catering to regional, geographic, linguistic and cultural diversity of the country, thus enabling the Government’s mandate of a socially, financially and digitally inclusive society.

 

Government to Citizen

 

One of the key mandates of CSC scheme is to deliver Government to Citizen (G2C) services. Various G2C services of Central Government Ministries and departments, apart from State-specific services have been integrated on the Digital Seva portal for delivery to citizens in rural and remote areas of the country through the network of CSCs.

 

Bharat BillPay :

 

Bharat BillPay is a Reserve Bank of India (RBI) conceptualised system driven by National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI). It is a one-stop bill payment platform for all bills – electricity, mobile, broadband and landline, DTH, Gas, Water, etc - across India with certainty, reliability and safety of transactions.

 

Two primary participants of Bharat BillPay are:

 

Bharat Bill Payment Central Unit (BBPCU) – which implements operational, technical and business standards for the entire system and its participants. The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) functions as the BBPCU. Bharat Bill Payment Operating Units (BBPOUs) - BBPOUs are authorized operational units, working as per the standards set by BBPS. BBPOUs will on-board billers, aggregators and payment gateways; and set up agent network and customer touch points to handle bill payments through different delivery channels. With CSC SPV becoming a BBPOU, CSCs can provide Bharat BillPay service and further enable the villagers to pay their Electricity, Water, Gas, DTH and Broadband & Landline Post Paid bills.

 

FASTag through CSCs

 

FASTag is an Electronic Toll Collection system in India operated by NHAI. FASTag is a simple to use, reloadable tag which enables automatic deduction of toll charges and lets you pass through the toll plaza without stopping for cash transaction. The tag employs Radio-frequency Identification (RFID) technology and is affixed on the vehicle's windscreen after the tag account is active. It is currently operational at more than 425 toll plazas across national and state highways. CSC SPV has partnered with NHAI to dispense FASTags through the network of CSCs. VLEs will dispense FASTags at the toll plazas after procuring them through the Digital Seva Portal; register customer details on portal and affix the tag on the car.

 

 

 

 

 

Village Level Entrepreneur

The key stakeholder of the CSC scheme is the Village Level Entrepreneur (VLE), as the CSC operators are known. A network of 2.70 lakh VLEs, of which 1.63 lakh are in Gram Panchayats, are actively providing various online public utility and financial services to citizens, quality healthcare, apart from boosting entrepreneurship and employment in villages and smaller towns across the country.

 

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DigiPay

CSC e-Governance Services India Limited has collaborated with The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) to launch Aadhaar Enabled Payment System (AePS) at locations where CSC has been acting as Business Correspondent. This payment system is called as DIGIPAY.

 

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