DigiYatra

digi yatra

Question: DigiYatra ID is related to the passengers at-
(a)Airport
(b)Railway stations
(c)Bus stations
(d)None of the above
Answer: (a)
Related facts:

  • DigiYatra is a biometric based digital processing of passengers aims to bring together entire industry to develop a digital ecosystem that will deliver Indian customers a seamless, consistent and paperless service experience at every touch point of their journey.
  • DigiYatra central platform will be operational by February-end, 2019 and the technology would be first used in Bangalore and Hyderabad International airports on a pilot basis. The Airport Authority of India (AAI) will roll out the programme initially at Kolkata, Varanasi, Pune and Vijayawada by April, 2019.




  • Under the DigiYatra, passenger can get a Digi Yatra ID by sharing minimum details like name, e-mail ID, mobile number and details of one approved identity proof including facial recognition biometric. Digi-Yatra ID will be shared by passengers while booking ticket. Airlines will share the passenger data and Digi-Yatra ID with the departure airport.
  • DigiYatra will provide a pan-India powerful platform for future, adding that airports will have the possibility of providing innovative services and consent based targeted services in future.

Links:

https://www.governancenow.com/news/psu/digi-yatra-to-be-unveiled-by-april-2019-says-suresh-prabhu

http://pib.nic.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=165513

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