CSC e-Governance Services India Limited is a Special Purpose Vehicle (CSC SPV) incorporated under the Companies Act, 1956 by the Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY), Government of India, to monitor the implementation of the 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:
There are over 2 lakh CSCs function as delivery points of government and public services for the rural population at their doorstep.
Through collaborative framework, the objective of CSC is to integrate the twin goals of entrepreneurship and social services, into a sustainable business model for achieving rapid socio-economic change in rural India.
The primary role of the CSC SPV is to monitor the CSC Scheme and its outcomes on behalf of the Government at the National and State levels. In brief, key roles would include:
- Ensuring systemic viability and sustainability of the CSC Scheme
- Monitoring the outcomes being achieved by the CSCs
- Enabling delivery of G2C and B2C services via the CSCs
- Providing a standardized framework for collaborative decision making
- Catalysing and maintaining content aggregation on an on-going basis
- Building stakeholder capacity and best practices sharing