Digital India

  • No evidence to link mobile tower emission to human health: Experts

    A background paper on EMF emissions from mobile towers launched by Union Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad Telecom experts and doctors, in a joint conference on ‘Electromagnetic Emissions in Mobile Telephony and its Health Impact’ at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi, said that electromagnetic emissions from mobile towers are not linked to health […]

  • India among top 10 countries in digital diplomacy

    In a resounding testimonial to the government’s public diplomacy efforts, India has been ranked among the top 10 countries in terms of its digital diplomacy performance, according to a global research and advocacy platform.

  • Healing public healthcare

    Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare JP Nadda’s recent statement that “devolution, decentralisation and timely responsiveness would be the focus of the National Health Mission (NHM)” is a continuation of the move to strengthen the existing framework

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    Budget 2016: Tax breaks for P2P startups can boost SME funding

    Aspects like exemption from inspectors, one day registration process, and income tax exemption for a period of three years can be very helpful for the startup ecosystem.

  • Union Budget 2016-17: Telecom, IT industry look to FM Arun Jaitley to boost growth

    Union Budget 2016-17: With a renewed government focus on three of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s pet initiatives — Make in India, Digital India and Skill India, the tech industry, including the telecom sector, is closely watching what the upcoming national budget has in store for them.

  • Cyber security critical for Digital India success

    Addressing the third edition of ‘Cyber Security India 2016’, Peeyush Agrawal, Member (Technology), Department of Telecommunications, said that the Government of India is very serious about cyber security and is taking all the required initiatives in this direction.

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    ‘Digital India’ benefits for farmers coming, says Narendra Modi

    Tangible benefits of the ‘Digital India’ initiative will be coming for farmers, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday and added that to turn this into reality, his government aimed to create a virtual platform of a national agricultural market, which is in the works.

  • Digital India: 3 applications launched for Indian Railways by Suresh Prabhu

    Under the Digital India programme, 3 applications were launched today that includes handheld terminals for Indian Railways travelling ticket examiners (TTEs), a paperless unreserved ticketing mobile application and a facility for E-booking of disposable linen on trains were launched by Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu on Wednesday.

  • Digital India, Startup India: American firms asked to take advantage of PM Narendra Modi initiatives

    India’s future as a technology powerhouse and its plans to connect India’s 600,000 villages to the Internet through the PM Narendra Modi boosted Digital India programme were the focus of a roundtable of top American and Indian companies.

  • Column: Starting up India

    The two key inputs for Startup India are going to be financial and human capital

  • Design tech is key for Digital India

    For Autodesk, a software firm that has pioneered design and visualisation technologies, the opportunity in India is tremendous, says its senior vice-president for APAC, Patrick Williams. He believes that leveraging Autodesk’s advanced and high-precision design technology will be key in propelling Indian government initiatives such as Make in India, Digital India and Smart Cities. “Autodesk […]

  • Digital India Week
    ‘Digital India’: Top 10 initiatives announced by Centre

    At a ‘Good Governance’ event, focused around ‘Digital India’, Ravi Shankar Prasad, the Minister of Communications & Information Technology, announced several ‘Digital India’ related e-services and products.

  • ‘Make in India, Digital India will transform country’

    The “Make in India” and “Digital India” initiatives will transform the country not only into a global design and manufacturing hub but also empower citizens to access digital services, knowledge and information, BJP spokesperson Nalin Kohli has said.

  • Digital India is creating new opportunities for us: Nishant Batra, Ericsson India

    Nishant Batra, head of engagement practices, Ericsson, says that the roll out of 100 smart cities in India, over a period of time, will give the company a huge platform to deploy its smart city solutions.

  • IPC 2015 The Quest For ‘Swasth Bharat’

    Industry leaders, analysts and opinion makers contribute their thoughts on important topics which will impact patients, the pharmacy profession and pharmacists to achieve the goal of ‘Healthy India – Swasth Bharat’ by 2020. By Sachin Jagdale

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