Aadhaar Face Authentication, UIDAI, Aadhaar, Facial Authentication, Face Recognition, Aadhaar Facial Authentication, Aadhaar Face Recognition, Technology

Aadhaar face authentication via images captured from a 5MP camera: Will it work?

UIDAI has added an extra layer of security for Aadhaar holders by introducing facial authentication in “fusion” with fingerprints and Iris.
ITL, e-governance, technology, cctv project, egovernance project, IL&FS Technologies Limited, Surveillance and Incident Response Project

eGov: IL&FS Technologies bags Rs 200 crore surveillance project

Without disclosing the name of the state, the IL&FS Technologies Limited (ITL) said that it has been awarded the rate contract for surveillance project of 200 crore from a state government in India.
Haryana, e-governance, SARAL, e-services, Manohar Lal Khattar

Haryana adds six more e-governance services to SARAL e-services platform

Haryana has added six more e-governance services to its online platform SARAL. With this now as many as 100 citizen-centric services pertaining to 12 departments of the state are available on a single platform.
Andhra Pradesh, Goolge, Google X, FSOC technology, AP Fibergrid project, AP FiberNet, Technology, Nara Lokesh, Astro Teller

Andhra Pradesh, Google X ink MoU to bring FSOC technology to India

Google X will initially supply Andhra Pradesh with two thousand FSOC links which can provide wireless internet connection at a higher speed of up to 20Gbps and to a distance of up to 20kms
Narendra Modi, Ravi Shankar Prasad, Technology, BPO Promotion Scheme, BPO, BPO Jobs, MeitY

Narendra Modi government BPO Promotion Scheme shows ground results: 76 units start operations on 13,480 seats across 17 states, UT

Narendra Modi government BPO Promotion Scheme shows ground results: 76 units start operations on 13,480 seats across 17 states, UT
AWS, Amazon Web Services, Technology, Cloud, Cloud Computing, e-Governance, ICT in Governance, e-Gov, egov

eGov: Indian government empanells AWS for public cloud services

Indian subsidiary of AWS, AISPL which undertakes the resale and marketing of AWS Cloud services in India, has achieved full Cloud Service Provider (CSP) empanelment from MeitY
NIC-CERT, National Informatics Centre, Technology, Cybersecurity, Cyberattack, e-Governance, e-Gov, eGov, ICT in government, NIC, Ravi Shankar Prasad, Digital India

NIC-CERT launched to prevent cyberattacks on India’s e-governance infrastructure

The National Informatics Centre (NIC) has launched a NIC-CERT, which it says will work to prevent and predict cyber attacks on government utilities
Indian Air Force Online Examination Portal, Indian Air Force, IAF, Digital India, Technology, e-Goverance, e-gov, ICT

eGov: Indian Air Force online examination portal launched; Now, no constraints of testing centre and geographical reach

IAF said that it is the first amongst the three services to take up IT enabled Online Testing for induction in Officers and Airmen cadre.
Railway Ticket, Indian Railways, IRCTC, BHIM App, BHIM

eGov: Book railway ticket on BHIM app; Here’s how

Indian Railways has introduced the facility of booking railway tickets on Bharat Interface for Money (BHIM) app based on the Unified Payment Interface (UPI). 
rajasthan, common data and analytics platform, data, data analytics, technology, data warehouse, teradata, vasundhra raje, e-governance, hadoop

Rajasthan to build India’s first common data and analytics platform

The common data and analytics platform will be used by all government departments across Rajasthan to collate and utilize data effectively
Facebook, Voter Registration, Election Commission of India, ECI, Technology, Young Voter in India

Facebook to help India’s Election Commission campaign to enroll young voters

Facebook said that as part of this campaign, all users who turn 18 between November 18 and December 18 will receive a News Feed reminder with birthday wishes and also encouraging them to register with the Election Commission.
Cybersecurity, GCCS 2017, Technology, Digital India, Ravi Shankar Prasad, Narendra Modi

Inclusive, safe and secure cyber space is must for sustainable development: Ravi Shankar Prasad

We in India, are trying to create inclusive, safe and secure, cyber space for sustainable development, said Union IT Minister .
Aadhar,, Aadhaar data, UIDAI, Aadhaar data leak, Cybersecurity, Unique Identification Authority of India, Aadhaar data breach, Technology

Aadhaar data is fully safe and secure: UIDAI

Responding to a news reports on Aadhar data leak, UIDAI said that the Aadhaar data is fully safe and secure and there has been no data leak or breach
Singapore, Smart City, Smart Cities, MoUD, Narendra Modi, Technology

Singapore is helping India on Smart City Mission

Union government is keen to tap Singapore’s expertise in the urban sector with a focus on the Smart City Mission and IT- enabled services
Ravi Shankar Prasad, Technology, Digital India, Narendra Modi, Internet of Things, IoT, Blockchain, Machine Learning, Emerging Technology, Digital Transformation

India to have 2 billion IoT devices in 4 years

With both government and enterprises pushing for digital transformation, Internet of things (IoT) devices in India are expected to increase 10 times to 2 billion in the next 3-4 years, said India's IT Minister
Data Science, Artificial Intelligence, Nasscom, Karnataka

Karnataka govt launches Centre of Excellence for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence with Nasscom

To be established with an estimated investment of Rs 40 crore, Centre of Excellence for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence with Nasscom will create an ecosystem of innovation in Karnataka
Virgin Hyperloop One, Karnataka, Karnataka Urban Development Department, Smart City, Transport, Priyank Karghe, Nick Earle

Virgin Hyperloop One signs MoU with Karnataka to conduct its preliminary study

Virgin Hyperloop One is partnering with Karnataka government to conduct its preliminary study to understand hyperloop’s feasibility and economic impact in the region
Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority, IDS, Project Tiger, ACOS 750 RTU, e-Governance, eGov, Technology, Government, Dr. Rashid Alleem

Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority selects IDS for Project Tiger

said that its ACOS 750 RTU has been selected by Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (SEWA) for Project Tiger tender