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World Telecommunication Day And Information Society Day: 5 Things To Know 17.5.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
World Telecommunication Day and Information Society Day was formerly called World Telecommunications Day. In November 2005, the World Summit on the Information Society called upon the UN General...
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Digital Bharat, Saksham Bharat -A Compendium on Digital India released 21.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
  A Digital India Compendium on Digital Bharat, Saksham Bharat was released by Hon'ble Minister for Electronics &Information Technology and Law &Justice, Sh. Ravi Shankar Prasad at Stein Auditorium, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi.
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GSAT-31 all set for launch from Kourou early tomorrow 5.2.2019 Central Chronicle
Chennai, India’s 40th Communication Satellite GSAT-31,  weighing 2,535 kg, would be launched early on Wednesday morning by the Ariane-5 rocket from Kourou in French Guiana. Sources said the launch would take place between IST 0231 hrs and 03:32 hrs on February six. This is the first launch of 2019 from Kourou and 103rd Ariane-5 mission and […]
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Govt transferred Rs 5.6 L cr to beneficiaries via Aadhaar enabled payment system 31.1.2019 Financial Chronicle
New Delhi The government has transferred Rs 5.6 lakh crore to beneficiaries of NREGA, LPG subsidies and other benefits using Aadhaar-enabled payment system. It is also facilitating 9.1 crore electronic transactions such as passport services and land records through the e-governance portal. “Good governance through the Aadhaar-enabled Payment System (AePS) has been an area of focus for the government in the last four years. We have transferred a total of around Rs 5.6 lakh crore across to beneficiaries of NREGA, LPG subsidies, etc. using AePS. In addition, we are currently facilitating 9.1 crore electronic transactions such as passport services, land records, etc. through the e-governance portal,’ said Vinay Thakur, director-project development, National eGovernance Division, Ministry of Electronics and IT, while speaking at the 27th Convergence India 2019 expo and conference. He also said that the government is also focusing extensively on developing BharatNet to bridge the digital divide between the ...
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Aadhaar a game changer: Jaitley 6.1.2019 Sify Finance
Crediting a "decisive" Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the evolution of the Aadhaar as a "game changer", Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said Unique Identity Number (UID) has helped the government save around Rs 90,000 crore in the last few years by eliminating several duplicate and fake beneficiaries.
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‘Game changer’ Aadhaar helped government save Rs 90,000 crore till March, says Arun Jaitley 6.1.2019 Scroll.in
The money saved through the scheme can fund three public welfare schemes the size of the government’s healthcare programme, he claimed.
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Aadhaar Savings Can Fund 3 Schemes Size Of Ayushman Bharat: Arun Jaitley 6.1.2019 NDTV News - India-news
Terming Aadhaar as a "game changer", Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Sunday said savings made through its implementation can fund three public welfare schemes of the magnitude of Ayushman Bharat -- the...
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Year End Review-Key Achievements: 2018 21.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Digital India Programme of the Government aims to transform India into a knowledge-based economy and digitally empowered society by ensuring digital access, digital inclusion, digital empowerment and bridging the digital divide.
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Vernacular social media app Helo empowering regional Indian users 12.12.2018 Sify Finance
India's leading vernacular social networking platform Helo has successfully redefined how its users connect and communicate in desi languages, a top company executive said here on Wednesday.
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Digital India has gone beyond politics: Prasad 30.11.2018 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Digitial India has gone beyond politics as all political parties and state governments have been supporting the programme, Union Electronics and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Friday. Mr Prasad said, “Digital India has gone beyond political divide as no state government has either opposed it or can afford to oppose the programme. […]
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ISRO Lines Up 10 Missions Before January 2019 After Satellite Launch 14.11.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
ISRO has chalked out hectic plans ahead of the new year with the space agency lining up 10 missions before January 2019, the space agency's chief K Sivan said Wednesday.
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DEPwD organises ‘Global IT Challenge for Youth with Disabilities, 2018’from 9th to 11th November, 2018 8.11.2018 Govt of india: PIB
“Global IT Challenge for Youth with Disabilities, 2018” is being organised by the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD) under Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment here during 9-11 November, 2018.
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Automation and related technologies to eat into 180 million jobs for women says IMF 9.10.2018 Sify Finance
Women are more exposed to automation than men says IMF while saying that 180 million jobs for women could be lost to technologies such as automation.
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IMF Explains Why 180 Million Jobs For Women Are At High Risk Globally 9.10.2018 NDTV News - Latest
As many as 180 million jobs for women are at high risk of being displaced globally due to new technologies like automation, the IMF warned today.
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Tech Trend: Grooming rural youth in Cloud must for inclusive innovation in India: AWS 23.9.2018 Sify Finance
Amid a talented pool of tech entrepreneurs and start-ups in India live millions of women and under-represented communities, chasing opportunities to enter the new digital world, and the onus is right on the tech giants to skill them and bridge the digital divide, says a top Amazon Web Services (AWS) executive.
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CSC, NIC play critical role in making “Digital India” 17.9.2018 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Institutions such as Common Services Centres (CSC) and National Informatics Centres have become a vital cog in the digitisation of the country, Union Electronics and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Monday. Mr Prasad said there are nearly 3.05 lakh Common Service Centres across the country serving 2.6 lakh gram panchayats. NIC is […]
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India, an inalienable part in Alibaba's Philanthropy Roadmap 6.9.2018 Sify Finance
[India], Sep 06 (NewsVoir): On the UN International Day of Charity in memory of Mother Teresa, the Alibaba Foundation, a private charity fund established by Alibaba Group, jointly with UCWeb
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G20 member nations to promote policies that bridges all forms of digital divide 26.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
At the G20 Digital Economy Ministerial Meeting in Salta, in the north-west of Argentina, G20 ministers and senior officials issued a declaration that reflects the G20’s commitment towards promoting “policies and actions that catalyze digital transformations.
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Information Technology must focus on Agri-Business and Agri-Markets: Vice President 27.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that the Information Technology must also focus on Agri-Business and Agri-Markets to improve the farmer's income because they are un-remunerative.
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Huawei aims to enhance AI-based product portfolio 20.7.2018 Sify Finance
[India], July 19 (ANI): As part of its focus on innovation and bridging the digital divide, Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG) envisions to boosts its efforts on the innovation of artificial
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