e-Governance

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
Prasad also said that to ensure the country’s digital march and a more cyber secure world, the Government of India is going to host the next meeting of CERTs from Asia-Pacific in India later this year. (Photo/PIB)

IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad launches Open Forge

Open Forge is a govt of India's platform for open collaborative software development of e-governance applications based on open data and open standards.
Customers and merchants using RuPay card, BHIM, UPI, USSD-based and Aadhaar-enabled Payment Service are eligible for daily and weekly lucky draw prizes for digital payment

7.6 lakh citizens receive Rs 117 crore for paying digitally, says NITI Aayog

Customers and merchants using RuPay card, BHIM, UPI, USSD-based and Aadhaar-enabled Payment Service are eligible for daily and weekly lucky draw prizes for digital payment.

eGov: Tax officers to maintain digital records of summons, notices

Reducing discretionary powers of taxmen, the income tax department has asked its field officers to maintain digital records of summons, notices and special audit ordered by them.
One lakh gram panchayats are to be connected by underground Optical Fibre Cable (OFC) by March this year under the first phase of BharatNet project, Minister P P Chaudhary said while replying to questions on behalf of Minister of State for Communications Manoj Sinha who was not present in the House.

Narendra Modi govt claims to provide Internet to all gram panchayats by next year

Internet services are expected to be provided to all the 2.5 lakh gram panchayats by the end of next year, Narebdra Modi government told Lok Sabha.
Union Minister of State for Railways Rajen Gohain with Suresh Prabhu, Minister, Railway (Photo/PIB)

Narendra Modi govt to address challenges of NE digital transaction: Gohain

Union Minister of State for Railways Rajen Gohain said that the Centre would take steps to address the challenges of digital transactions faced by the North Eastern states.
Indian cyberworld has less online harassment, hate speeches and less chance of a person experiencing sexual risks or solicitation, says a survey by Microsoft among 500 respondents each in 14 countries.

India fares better on several indicators of `digital civility’, says a survey by Microsoft

Though trolling is becoming a major concern with even MPs raising the issue in the Parliament last week, a global survey has found that India fares better than many other countries on several indicators of `digital civility'
Two grocery shops in the village have been facilitated to seek and installed PoS machine for payments by debit/credit cards for local purchases. (Photo/Agency)

Surakhpur village becomes Delhi’s first fully digital village

According to the district administration, all 113 households in the Surakhpur village have at least one Aadhaar seeded bank account linked with mobile phones. It makes this village 100 per cent digital payment enabled village.
Transactions worth Rs 361 crore have so far been made using the newly-launched Bhim application for mobile phones, Lok Sabha was informed.

Narendra Modi govt says BHIM app users have spent Rs 361 cr so far

Transactions worth Rs 361 crore have so far been made using the newly-launched Bhim application for mobile phones, Lok Sabha was informed.
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