Digital Locker and How to Use It for Various Purposes

The world is going digital. Document such as mark sheet, certificates, payslips, utility bills, banking transaction details, PAN Cards etc. are very often needed to be uploaded to websites for various purposes such as for taking admission in college, for bill payment, for Income Tax declaration. Also every time, everywhere it is not possible to carry all the documents. So to make this hassle free Indian government took an initiative under the Digital India Program and developed a Digital Locker.

A digital Locker is a cloud based online storage system which let you save your personal data like PAN card, mark sheets, passport, Aadhar Card and other important document in digital format i.e. scanned copy of originals. This facilitates you to access your important document from any part of the world.

Many other companies have also developed Digital Locker for commercial purpose and charge nominal fee for data storage.

How to use digital Locker?

To use this facility, you need to sign up at to create an account. For signing up you need to provide mobile number in which you will receive an OTP. Upon entering the OTP you will have a single sign on option via Facebook, Gmail or you can give your Aadhar Number.

How to make an appointment in AIIMS?

AIIMs has launched an online web application and mobile application from which you can book your appointment, cancel your appointment, view the diagnostic report or consult with a doctor. The idea is to make the process of booking an appointment hassle free and avoid rush in facilities for appointment. The app will let you to book an appointment in any of the branches of AIIMS. AIIMS branches are present in AIIMS Delhi, AIIMS Bhubaneswar, AIIMS Jodhpur, AIIMS Patna, AIIMS Raipur and AIIMS Rishikesh.

To book an appointment in any of the above mentioned branch of AIIMS, all you need to do is to select your state and branch at the time of online booking. To use this app, you have to enter your UHID and mobile number. To get a UHID you need to register in AIIMS database. You can download this app from play store.

How to register online FIR?

Delhi police has started online service where you can register your complain online. The agenda is to reduce the time in going to police station and lodge FIR. An android app was also launched in addition to website. E-FIR can be lodged against the loss of the articles, documents or theft of a vehicle etc.

To register online FIR, go to the Delhi police official website. At home page you will find multiple option like helpline number, lost and found report, women safety app, police clearance certificate etc. choose a category and then click on register. A form will get open which have fields like Complaint’s Name, complaint’s address, phone number, email address etc. fill the details and then submit the form. Upon submitting the form, you will receive an e-FIR PDF in your registered email address.

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