In Man Ki Baat, PM Narendra Modi emphasised on the importance of saving food from being wasted. During his address, PM Modi asks for innovative ideas to save food from being wasted.
Minister of Communications Manoj Sinha in a written reply to the Rajya Sabha said that as per information received from Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), there were 391.50 million Internet subscribers as on December 31, 2016
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 said that the Centre would take steps to address the challenges of digital transactions faced by the North Eastern states.
Transactions worth Rs 361 crore have so far been made using the newly-launched Bhim application for mobile phones, Lok Sabha was informed.
There are many places, villages and even towns which are yet to be exposed to the cellular technology. I therefore, urge you (PM) to personally examine the matter and take the strictest action possible, to prevent further delays in execution of this crucial project," Ninong Ering, the Congress Lok Sabha MP from Arunachal East said.
In a bid to strengthen rural connectivity, the government has made an allocation of Rs 10,000 crore for the ambitious Bharat Net project, Finance Secretary Ashok Lavasa said.
Similar to the decision in 1998 to set aside a specific budget for IT across government projects paved the way for induction and adoption of technology throughout India, the government should consider setting aside at least 8% of its overall IT budget specifically for cyber security
Few pics from Rajpath on the occasion of the 68th Republic Day Parade
A group of senior officials from ministries, including commerce and finance, will early next month deliberate on the incentives sought by US-based iPhone maker Apple to set up a manufacturing unit in the country.