Fact Box: Common Services Centres (CSC) in India

Aug 23, 2017 15:01 IST

Common Services Centres (CSC) India on 22 August 2017 tied-up with UIDAI for launching door step enrolment facility for the elderly, patients and others who cannot travel the Aadhaar centres.

CSCs are a strategic keystone 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.

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There are about 2.5 lakh CSCs operational across the country.
CSC works with Patanjali Ayurveda for sale of Patanjali products at the last mile through the vast network of Common Services Centres.
CSC is also committed to provide Bharat Bill Pay Service (BBPS) services and further enable the villagers to pay their Electricity, Water, Gas, DTH and Mobile bills.
CSC also launched its Aadhaar Enabled Payment service ‘Digi Pay’ to address need for financial services of rural people.
CSC also partnered with IFFCO to market all products and service offerings of IFFCO and Group Companies through Digital Seva portal.
CSC has partnered with IGNOU to extend its online services through the network of CSCs across the country.
5C Network, India’s first diagnostic network that connects hospitals with X-Ray, CT and MRI to radiologists, has also partnered with CSC to leverage last mile network of CSCs to provide radio-diagnostic facility at grassroot level.
CSC is partnering with Tally Education, a subsidiary of Tally Solutions, to increase adoption of computerized accounting and GST compliance across the rural and sub-urban parts of country.

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