Saturday, October 16, 2021

Tag: Digital India

PhonePe - Tech Observer

IRDAI clears way for PhonePe to operate as full-stack financial services’ provider

With the latest clearance, the fintech startup, which is part of the Walmart-owned Flipkart Group, can now distribute policies from all companies across categories

Central govt scholarships for 3.15 crore students to go completely digital from October

Starting October, central government scholarships for about 3.15 crore students, including 2.5 crore students from Scheduled Castes and Other Backward Classes will be fully digitised and processed online.
CN Ashwatha Narayana, minister for Electronics, IT/Bt, and S&T, inaugurated the new office at Silver Spirit Technology Park.

In Mysuru, Karnataka Digital Economy Mission opens its third office

On the occasion of Varamahalakhmi, the Karnataka Digital Economy Mission (KDEM) opened its third office in the state, with the goal of growing the state's digital economy contribution to 30% of Gross State Domestic Product (SGDP).
Digital India: Digital sectors to contribute 10% to India's GDP by 2025, says McKinsey

Centre’s digital India drives data consumption by 400% in rural India

Data consumption through the BharatNet optical fibre-operated and maintained by the government's CSCs in nearly 1,00,000 panchayats-surpassed 13,000 TB till June
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TAIPA seeks implementation of National Digital Communications Policy for easy 5G rollout

Any delay in implementation of the National Digital Communications Policy (NDCP) 2018 is likely to impact the Centre’s target to generate $1 trillion from digital services by 2025
BharatNet, Internet, Broadband

Tamil Nadu fast tracks digital connectivity plans, clears multi-billion dollar Bharatnet project

The state government has not just cleared the Centre aided Bharatnet project but has also formally notified the same by awarding the tenders for the project in the state
BharatNet, Internet, Broadband

RailTel unveils paid Wi-Fi plans at 4,000 stations

At present RailTel provides free wi-fi service at more than 5,950 stations in the country, and the facility can be availed by anyone with a smartphone and an active connection after an OTP-based verification.
Digital census

‘Digital census to swell govt spending on technology to $7.3 bn in 2021’

Key government initiatives including Atmanirbhar Bharat, Make in India and Digital India initiatives will continue to remain top priority projects for the Centre

Technology to bring Healthcare ecosystem back on track: Fitch

At present, the healthcare system in India stands poorly with the country ranking 145 among 195 countries on the Healthcare Access and Quality Index
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Irdai banks on technology to drive insurance sector via Digilocker

The insurance regulator has asked the insurance companies to issue digital policies via Digilocker to their policyholders and educate their customers on how to use digital documents
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