e-Governance

Patnaik laid foundation stone for New Boys hostel, new academic block, multi-purpose administrative block and amphitheatre during the occasion. (Photo/Agency)

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik launches e-learning centre at Sambalpur

An e-learning centre constructed at a cost of Rs 10.5 crore was inaugurated at Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology at Burla by Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik
The move is aimed at adding another security layer to the hardware at a time when such devices are all set to take the centre stage in biometric-based digital payments. (Photo/UIDAI)

New encryption key in Aadhaar authentication devices from June: A B Pandey, CEO, UIDAI

Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has said that all devices using Aadhaar authentication will have to adhere to its new encryption standards from June 1
www.womenpoint.in will be a digital platform exclusively for the women run by women. According to activist-journalist, R Parvathi Devi, one of the brains behind the initiative, the website is aimed at marking the space of women in the male-dominated digital world. (Photo/Thinkstock)

Kerala to launch an all-women website to document struggles of women

An all-women website, which will focus on struggles and achievements of women with a view to bridge the gender gap in digital world, is all set to be launched in Kerala

UIDAI flags unauthorised Aadhaar services by sites, apps

The UIDAI has asked the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team and Google India to act against some websites and mobile apps providing unauthorized Aadhaar-related services
The centre will be spread across a total area of 50,647 sq. ft. and the aggregate cost of the project is estimated at ₹ 48.34 crores. (Photo/Agency)

MeitY approves setting up brownfield electronic manufacturing cluster in Aurangabad

The brownfield EMC cluster, located at Shendra industrial area of Aurangabad district in Maharashtra is estimated to cost ₹ 48.34 crores

Modi govt releases draft rules for m-wallets, smart cards payments and security

The government has released draft guidelines for transactions made through prepaid payment instruments (PPIs) like mobile wallets, smart cards and paper vouchers and also sought feedback from various stakeholders
Union Minister for Electronics & IT Ravi Shankar Prasad addressing at the inauguration of the Conference on the ‘ICEGOV 2017. (Photo/PIB)

Ravi Shankar Prasad for maintaining data privacy, use of analytics

IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad asked the global community to work on protection of data privacy while emphasising on innovations using data analytics
Industrialist Ratan Tata, Chairman, Tata Trusts, Professor Ashutosh Sharma, secretary, department of science and technology, Government of India, and George Strandridge, vice president, business development, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, will roll out the India Innovation Growth Programme 2.0 (IIGP 2.0) at the Rashtrapati Bhavan lawns today (Photo/DST)

DST with Tata Trust and Lockheed Martin to roll out India Innovation Growth Programme 2.0 today

Department of Science and Technology, Government of India has collaborated with Tata Trusts and Lockheed Martin to extend and expand the India Innovation Growth Programme (IIGP) for three additional years from 2017 to 2019

Post demonetisation: Digital transactions have started declining

Digital transactions, which gained prominence post demonetisation, have started declining with pick up in remonetisation, indicating return of people’s preference for cash
Speaking in favour of electoral bonds, a financial instrument for making donations to political parties, the Finance Minister said they are totally clean and partly transparent. (Photo/PIB)

Political parties should start digital campaign to receive donations: Jaitley

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that political parties should start digital campaign to receive donations as it would then not lead to quid pro quo