Calling entrepreneurs and innovators for the ‘Innovate for Digital India’ Challenge

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the “Digital India” campaign on August 21, 2014. This programme aims to change India into an electronically empowered economy. The idea behind it is to facilitate interaction between government departments and Indian citizens through a digital or electronic medium, leading to better governance. This is also a green initiative that…

The power of e-will

Nethra* was a school friend. When I shook the small-town dust off my Batas and went away to a big-city college, we naturally lost touch. Five years later, a mutual friend called. “Did you hear? She passed away.” Within a few hours, my Facebook timeline was flooded with posts from her wall. Friends and cousins…

Enter the world of digital money

If tech clairvoyants and futuristic movies are to be believed, paper money is on its way out. In its stead, digital money will become the preferred choice for all financial transactions in the not-too-distant future. Supporting the digital wave is a host of new digital offerings promising ‘anytime and anywhere’ access to your money and…

‘Delhi to encourage e-governance to eliminate red-tapism’

The Delhi government has been working towards encouraging use of m-governance and e-governance to eliminate corruption and red-tapism from the system, stated Manish Sisodia, Deputy Chief Minister, Government of NCT of Delhi, while addressing an interactive session on ‘Delhi 2020 – A Smart Place to Live, Work and Do Business’ organized by FICCI. Sisodia assured…

Plastic Aadhaar card distribution begins

Plastic Aadhaar cards will be issued at the e-governance service centres functioning at taluk offices in the district. Voters who want to get the plastic card can visit these centres from 9.45 a.m. to 5.45 p.m. during working days. Collector S. Palanisamy inaugurated the issue of plastic Aadhaar cards to voters at the Taluk Office…

Don’t submit documents of personal nature: HC

Irked after a lawyer attached copies of the personal diary of an 11-year-old in the documents submitted in a custody dispute case, the Delhi High Court has issued directions to protect the privacy of children in custody and matrimonial disputes. The court of Justice S Muralidhar, in its order issued on Thursday, noted that there…