Need to restrict social media, Centre tells SC

Absence of any regulatory mechanism in the cyber world demanded higher level of restrictions to put checks and balances on social networking sites, the Centre told the Supreme Court on Wednesday. Additional solicitor general Tushar Mehta told a bench of justices J Chelameswar and Rohinton Fali Nariman that though it was not possible to regulate…

Digital Literacy

The Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development is currently implementing the National Mission on Education through Information and Communication Technology (NMEICT) to leverage the potential of ICT in teaching and learning process. Under the Scheme, apart from other activities, e-content in a number of subjects pertaining to the engineering, science, social science and humanities…

Gaya DM launches e-Samadhan scheme

In a major initiative, the Gaya district administration on Wednesday launched e-Samadhan, the flagship programme aimed at heralding e-governance. Using interactive voice technology (IVT), the programme aims at establishing a direct connect between the beneficiaries and development officials. Besides the beneficiaries/left out groups, others too may resort to e-Samadhan for grievance redressal and participatory development.…

eGovWatch: Wipro, Andhra Pradesh ink deal to build Enterprise Architecture

Andhra Pradesh Government has signed an MoU with Wipro for building and implementing the State Enterprise Architecture (APSEA). The APSEA aims to be a lever for transformational change in the way government services are conceived, designed, delivered and consumed, state’s IT, Electronics and Communications Secretary B Sreedhar said, adding the Bangalore-headquartered IT major would be…