Hon’ Prime Minster, Shri Narendra Modi on Wednesday addressed the nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort on the 72nd Independence Day. During his address to the Nation, Hon’ Prime Minister appreciated the efforts of CSCs in the Digital India mission.

Hon’ Prime Minister said, “3 lakh Common Services Centers across the country are working for rural empowerment and fulfilling dream of Digital India. Our daughters and sons are running CSCs in our villages and connecting the rural India with the world with single click.”

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3 lakh Village Level Entrepreneurs across the country on Wednesday proudly celebrated India's 72nd Independence Day with the tricolor fluttering high and the national anthem. VLEs in the Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh, J &K, Jharkhand, Rajasthan and all the other states & UTs marked the day with hoisting of the national flag and singing of CSC Song. Independence Day was celebrated with joy, fervor and special resonance also at all the North East states.

The occasion was marked by senior district authorities, village panchayats officials, VLEs hoisting the national flag, plantation of trees, and awareness on CSC services among villagers, distribution of free sanitary pads, PMGDISHA registration and with the mission of digital empowerment of rural India.