Common Service Centre

 Common Services Centre (CSC)

The Scheme creates a conducive environment for the private sector and NGOs to play an active role in implementation of the CSC Scheme, thereby becoming a partner of the government in the development of rural India. The PPP model of the CSC scheme envisages a 3-tier structure consisting of the CSC operator (called Village Level Entrepreneur or VLE) the Service Centre Agency (SCA), that will be responsible for a division of 500-1000 CSCs and a State Designated Agency (SDA) identified by the State Government responsible for managing the implementation over the entire State. Manipur State IT Society (MSITS) is the designated Agency. Towards successful operations of these CSCs, Government of Manipur has provided VSATs and Solar Power Packs to resolve the internet connectivity and power issues. Physical progress of CSC in Manipur is as under:

Out of 680 CSCs in the State, only 342 CSCs are fully functional.

  • State Government had authorized and declared all CSCs to be Permanent Aadhaar enrolment centre.
  • National Digital Literacy Mission is being taken up at these CSCs to provide Digital Literacy in the rural areas of the State.
  • To provide banking services to the unbanked areas in Manipur, CSCs has been appointed as Business Correspondence (BC) under SBI, Vijaya Bank and Punjab National Bank.
  • Digital Finance Inclusion, Awareness & Access is being carried out at these centers to promote cashless economy.
  • Under CSC 2.0, 2 nos. of District Manager and 1 State Manager for CSC has been appointed for each district to facilitate implementation of Common Service Centers.


  • District e-Governance Society: (DeGS) supports the Common Service Centres (CSCs), throughout the Districts for providing G2C services.
  • Connectivity Status: To ensure the availability of internet connection at the CSCs including in remote areas, the Govt. of India had providing 355 VSATs to the state of Manipur till 31st March, 2017. CSCs are also provided with BSNL Wimax or Broadband or 3G connectivity wherever feasible.
  • Power Status: The functioning of 399 CSCs under Phase-I CSCs in Manipur has been hampered by non-availability of power supply. To overcome this hurdle, the DIT, Govt. of Manipur is providing Solar Power packs to all the 399 CSCs in Manipur.
  • Special Team: Under District e-Governance Society of each district, a Special Team has been constituted for the effective implementation & monitoring of functioning of Common Service Centres.Overall functioning of the CSCs throughout India are being monitored by the CSC Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) Team.
  • Services: Currently, following are available at Common Service Centres:


 Government-to- Citizen (G2C) Services:

  • ADHAAR Enrolment, Updation and Print (
  • PAN Card
  • Jeevan Praman (to be launch soon)


Business to Citizen (B2C) services :

  1. Data Card Recharge,,Dish TV Recharge ,Mobile Recharge,Life insurance Premium Payment , NIELIT Services,NIOS Online Admission (Stream1,2 ,3 & 4),Basic Computer Course (BCC)
  2. National Digital Literacy Mission (NDLM)


Business Correspondences :

50 nos. of Business Correspondence is active in Manipur.

Current Status of Functional and Non-Functional Common Service Centre(CSC):

Nos. of CSCs (Phase-I & Phase-II)
Sl.No. District Total CSCs rolled out Active Deactive
1 Imphal-West 109 61 48
2 Imphal-East 95 58 37
3 Bishnupur 40 40 0
4 Thoubal 71 71 0
5 Chandel 76 21 55
6 Senapati 112 51 61
7 Tamenglong 51 22 29
8 Churachandpur 93 15 78
9 Ukhrul 33 3 30
  Total 680 342 338

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List of Active CSCs

Aadhaar enrolment centres


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