MAIT launches Digital India Action Group

MAIT, an apex body representing IT Industry in India, launched the Digital India Action Group (DIAG) to provide ideas for enriching & accelerating the rollout of Digital India Programme across the Country. Drawing its members from major ICT companies as well as from the Government, DIAG will strive to ensure the success of the Digital…

MAIT constitutes action group for Digital India

To enhance and enrich the Digital India programme rollout across the country, IT hardware body Manufacturers’ Association of Information Technology (MAIT) launched the Digital India Action Group (DIAG) here on Wednesday. With its members from major ICT companies and the government, DIAG will strive to ensure the success of the Digital India Programme by providing…

Locating the “I” in Internet Governance: Mapping self assessment of stakeholder roles and responsibilities

For Indians Only While it is well established that all policy and regulatory authority, whether in the telecommunications sector or in the internet space, is the sovereign right of national governments and national institutions, policy formulation is a multilayered effort. The outcome statement of the World Summit on the Information Society, the Tunis Agenda, recognised…

Digital India’s linguistics challenge

A recent research report by Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) indicated that there are 935.4 million mobile connections in India out of which nearly 548 million were from urban India and the rest are from rural. And according to I-Cube 2014, India has about 159 million internet users as of October 2014. Of this…

Symantec says India second largest country in cyber attacks through social media

Things we do on the Internet—exploring vacation locations, posting personal experiences on micro blogging sites or seeing what friends are upto on social media sites such as Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat—leaves a trail of footsteps about our whereabouts, finances and relationships. With cybercrime on the rise and nearly one million new security threats released globally…