After Rajeev Chandrasekhar’s intervention, MeitY sets up task force to improve internet connectivity in Karnataka
This comes after the Union minister of state, MeitY, Rajeev Chandrasekhar received a representation from the state government over rising connectivity issues
IT sector should create 500-600 companies with over Rs 5,000 cr revenue in 5 years: Rajeev Chandrasekhar
The Union minister of state for IT, Rajeev Chandrasekhar, said the massive digitization initiatives over the past years and the post-Covid world scenario have brought out ‘the biggest opportunity’
The new social media guidelines are intended to safeguard the rights of consumers served by digital platforms, said Rajeev Chandrasekhar, Minister of State for Electronics and Information Technology.
While we have to focus on Data Privacy Bill, there is also a requirement to refresh the existing IT Act, which was last amended in 2008, said IT Secretary Ajay Sawhney
Apart from Foxconn, Wistron and Dell domestic mobile manufacturers including Lava are among the 19 companies that have applied for investments under the scheme for IT hardware manufacturing
With the aim to increase the use of free and open source software in governance and government functioning, MeitY in collaboration with Omidyar Network India organized a virtual roundtable.
The PLI scheme for handsets entails an investment of Rs 11,000 crore from global and domestic companies like Foxconn, Wistron, Pegatron, Samsung, Lava, Dixon and Micromax to manufacture mobile phones worth Rs 10.5 lakh crore over the next five years
The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) said that it is planning to establish a quantum computing applications lab in collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS).
The electronics manufacturing sector alone can contribute $1 trillion towards achieving the $5 trillion economy dream of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Ravi Shankar Prasad, Union Minister for IT has said.
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