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.
To find working solutions for mitigating the challenge of COVID-19 pandemic, MeitY started a 48- hour 'hackathon' on Friday
The Union government said that to trace rogue messages on platforms such as WhatsApp, it has proposed to amend the Information Technology (Intermediaries Guidelines) Rules, 2011 of the IT Act, 2000
While replying to question in the Lok Sabha, the Union minister of state for electronics and IT Sanjay Dhotre said that an approach paper on National Level Blockchain Framework is being prepared
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