e-Governance

Under Bharat Net, optical fibre has been laid in 1,55,000 kms. I have stepped up allocation for Bharat Net project to Rs 10,000 crore in 2017-18 and by the end of 2017-18, high speed broadband on optical fibre will be available in more than 1.5 lakh gram panchayats with hotspots and access to digital services at low tariff.

Narendra Modi govt to spend Rs 10,000 crore for last-mile connectivity

In a bid to strengthen rural connectivity, the government has made an allocation of Rs 10,000 crore for the ambitious Bharat Net project, Finance Secretary Ashok Lavasa said.
FM Arun Jaitley on the way to the Parliament to present the Union Budget 2017 (Photo/PIB)

FM Arun Jaitley step up Bharat Net allocation to Rs 10,000 cr for 2017-18

The allocation for the Bharat Net project is being stepped up to Rs 10,000 crore in 2017-18 Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said in his Budget 2017 speech.

Narendra Modi govt to roll out Aadhar Pay for cashless transactions

Government will soon roll out Aadhaar Pay service that will enable people to make and receive payments using their Aadhaar number and biometrics.

Govt formed new Cell to replicate AIIMS digital project across India

A Health Care Transformation Cell has been set up at AIIMS to help hospitals across the country replicate the premier medical institute's Transformation Project for digitising services.
To foster competition among states, the government's think tank Niti Aayog has decided to rank the states/UTs on the basis of digital transactions, Parliament was informed. (Photo/Pixabay)

Niti Ayog to make states fight for Digital Medal; plans to rank states on digital metrics

Niti Aayog will rank the states/UTs on the basis of digital transactions, MoS for Planning Rao Inderjit Singh said in a written reply to Lok Sabha