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.…

TS govt to launch eHealth Initiative today

The Telangana government is going to launch the eHealth Initiative on a pilot basis at Jadcherla in Mahabubnagar district on Tuesday. Minister for IT and Communications K T Rama Rao will inaugurate the initiative along with Minister for Health Dr C Laxma Reddy. The basic idea is to connect the peripheral hospital with main district…

Smart Villages: e-services to connect MP’s rural populace

To connect villages with digital world, Bharat Broadband Network Limited (BBNL), under Centre’s ‘Digital India’ project, is laying optical fibre cables in 335 gram panchayats in Indore division, said director BBNL (MP/CG), Ratan Ghosh at a press conference on Tuesday. Ghosh, while talking to media, said national optical fibre network, also named as ‘BharatNet’, is…

KTR Launches e-Health Project

In a step aimed at changing the face of medicare facilities in government sector, the state government launched e-Health services as a pilot project in Mahbubnagar district, Tuesday. IT minister KT Rama Rao launched the e-health facility at Badepalli Community Health Centre in Jadcherla of the district as part of Digital India initiative. Through the…

SBI to monitor branches in real time

To strengthen physical security and surveillance and increase the efficiency of incident response, State Bank of India has decided to hook about 6,000 of its ‘critical and high-value’ branches across the country to a central monitoring system (CMS). Integrated monitoring To achieve integrated monitoring, India’s largest bank will divide the 6,000 identified branches, spread across…

‘WiFi for 100 Panchayats in the State Soon’

The government will provide WiFi connectivity at public places in 100 panchayats in the state, Industries and Information Technology Minister P K Kunhalikutty has said. “The government has embarked on the second phase of the digital literacy programme, which would see more e-governance applications and mobile services,” the Minister said after inaugurating a seminar on…

State Already Leading in E-governance, Says Oommen Chandy

Stating that Kerala stood first in providing a better and faster service to people, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said  that the state was already ahead  in e-governance. He said this while inaugurating the  e-governance applications of Local Self Government Department here as part of the Digital week celebrations.  “Kerala has moved ahead over other states…