Digital India Programme Explained

We are all aware about the emphasis being laid by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on National e-governance plan. Accordingly, the much ambitious ‘Digital India’ programme is scheduled to be launched by the PM Narendra Modi on Wednesday, July 1, in New Delhi at 4 PM. Having said this, top industrialists and businessmen will be sharing…

New E-initiatives in Kerala

Congress led UDF government In Kerala will launch a slew of e-Governance initiatives which includes e-KYC for Aadhaar Project, Citizen Portal for e-Office Project, and e-Learning Portal as part Digital India programme launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on July 1. State Minister for Industries and IT P K Kunhalikutty would launch the programmes at…

Digital Locker scheme challenged in Supreme Court

The Narendra Modi government’s decision to create digital lockers for citizens by mandatorily using Aadhaar numbers is challenged in the Supreme Court. In the petition, one Sudhir Yadav has prayed before the apex court for exemplary punishment to the concerned officers who has flouted the Supreme Court directions for not making Aadhaar number mandatory for…

Digital MP faces huge rural-urban divide

MP chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s dream of establishing virtual class in every government school and broadband connectivity in every panchayat as part of digital MP is surely a major uphill task when marginalized communities in the state still don’t have access to digital technology like mobiles and internet. Technology is still an urban phenomenon…

Kerala to launch e-governance initiatives tomorrow

As part of Digital India programme, Kerala Industries Minister P K Kunhalikutty will launch various e-governance initiatives, including ‘Digital Kerala’ by the State Government, here tomorrow.As part of the launch of the ambitious ‘Digital India’ programme, a programme to transform India into a digitally empowered society and a knowledge economy, a week-long celebration is being…

E-drugstore on Cards?

With the Centre willing to rewrite the rules related to sale of prescription drugs, the decks are being cleared for their online sales. In an industry meeting in New Delhi on June 17, Dr. G.N. Singh, the Drugs Controller General (India), said thepharmaceutical industry needs a new regulatory framework to bring e-pharmacy under its ambit.…