Tag: Ravi Shankar Prasad
STPI’s tech challenge swells with 6,000 entries; 300 tech startups to get Rs 95 cr Centre funding under CHUNAUTI programme
The Centre’s CHUNAUTI programme looks to identify around 300 startups working in selected areas and provide them with a seed fund of up to Rs 25 lakh and other facilities
The move assumes significance as the social media platform is at loggers head over similar norms in India
Centre clears plan to connect 12,000 Uttarakhand villages via internet under the BharatNet 2.0 project
The Union IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad confirmed that all the 12,000 villages will be connected via optical fibre internet through Bharat Net and mobile connectivity in state border areas will be improved
According to the Union IT minister, Amazon’s decision to set up a manufacturing line in Chennai is a welcome move, and it will enhance domestic production capacities and create jobs as well
With India becoming a global centre for technology consumption all global players under the government’s Digital India programme are invited to work for digital inclusion and digital delivery of services
President Ram Nath Kovind conferred the Digital India Awards 2020 to 20 winners for their outstanding use of the technology for governance.
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.
Ravi Shankar Prasad asked NIC, an e-governance arm of Ministry of IT to come up with innovative blockchain technology-based solutions
A Balancing Act: Personal Data Protection Bill gives more power to govt, data can be processed abroad
The Personal Data Protection Bill is likely to water-down many suggestions of draft Bill prepared by the Justice BN Srikrishna.