Village Level Entrepreneur
The key stakeholder of the scheme is the Village Level Entrepreneur (VLE), as the operators are known. A network of 5.4 lakh VLEs, of which 4.35 lakh are in Gram Panchayats, are actively providing various online public utility and financial services to citizens, quality healthcare, apart from boosting entrepreneurship and employment in villages and smaller towns across the country.
The VLE, with his/her strong entrepreneurial capability, sustains the scheme. A good VLE not only has strong entrepreneurial traits and social commitment, apart from financial stability, he/she commands credibility and respect in the community.