Abhishek Singh, the CEO of MyGov, has been given the extra cost of heading the Digital India Company as its managing director and CEO, Singh confirmed to MediaNama. Singh had joined MyGov as its CEO in October 2019. He was then made the President and CEO of the Nationwide e-Governance Division (NeGD) in November 2019. There are 4 divisions of DIC — NeGD, MyGov, Info Expertise Analysis Academy, and PhD Scheme.

Digital India Company was based as Media Lab Asia in 2001 as a non-for-profit analysis entity that was a collaboration between the MIT Media Lab and the then Ministry of Communications and Info Expertise. It was renamed as Digital India Company in September 2017 and falls inside the mandate of the now Ministry of Electronics and Info Expertise. It’s a not-for-profit firm arrange beneath Part eight of the Firms Act 2013.

In Might 2017, board of the then Media Lab Asia, beneath the chairpersonship of IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, “realigned” its mission to match the targets of the Digital India imaginative and prescient. This included a whole restructuring of its administrative parts.

NeGD was created as an unbiased enterprise division beneath the then Media Lab Asia in 2009.