What is DigiLocker and how to use it to carry all documents on your mobile phone

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Who wants to risk loss or damage of vital documents such as driving licence, voter ID card or education certificates? Now keep all such documents safely inside your house and carry the e-copies easily on your phone using the DigiLocker mobile app.

The road transport and highways ministry has written to state transport departments to treat e-copies of driving licence and vehicle registration certificates in the DigiLocker or mParivahan app as valid documents on par with the original ones. However, sometimes the traffic police or the motor vehicles department do not treat such documents as valid. This happens particularly in cases where someone has broken a traffic rule for which the documents need to be impounded by the traffic department.

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