Information technology (IT) is central to enabling change for developing smart cities. Hence, it is vital to have a relevant IT architecture in place, which can be replicated over the country, said J Satyanarayana, advisor (eGovernance, electronics and IT), government of Andhra Pradesh, at the 17th Edition of ‘Express Technology Sabha’, organised by the Indian…
With an aim to make the internet more accessible, social networking giant Facebook and Indian telecommunications company Reliance Communications Ltd. tied-up to provide free data services to the consumers in seven Indian states for the next three months. The announcement was made on February 10, 2015.
The law and legal system have evolved enough and are in place to face the emerging challenges in the cyber space. Superintendent of Police (SP) of Coimbatore District M. Sudhakar said this at the inaugural of the Data Security Council of India (DSCI) – Coimbatore Chapter, on Wednesday.
Dear Mr Kejriwal,
Heartiest congratulations on your emphatic and historic electoral triumph! As you get set to occupy the office of Delhi’s chief minister, I wish to bring to your notice some critical issues on which you will be tested for next five years
As India is going to achieve a 25% share in global mobile phone manufacturing by 2019, the industry expects that the Union Budget will encourage domestic manufacturing with policies like tax holidays and interest subsidies and help the Indian telecom sector reach new benchmarks.
It is great to see that the current Union government has set the ball rolling on a New Education Policy. That this is being revisited after nearly 30 years does not take away from the fact that it has come at a critical juncture- when India is staring at a surging youth population, set to…
The theme of the Nasscom India Leadership Forum 2015 was truly digital. The event, which entered its 23rd year and hosted executives from around 30 countries, had a drone greeting people and an experience zone that showcased technologies such as augmented reality. On the first day of the three-day summit, Mint spoke to five chief…
The department of electronics and information technology has rolled out a beta version of the ‘digital locker’, which would allow citizen to keep all their certificates, from birth certificate to university degrees, in digital format online and access them using their Aadhaar numbers.
To be meaningful to our large population, a digital transformation in India has to be about addressing the unmet demand for basic goods and services. Such a revolution must deal with and indeed target, the high level of inefficiencies that abound in most segments of the economy. Sector-wise, healthcare, financial services, energy, education and skill-building,…
ICICI Bank, India’s largest private sector bank, has announced the launch of ‘Pockets’, India’s first digital bank for the youth. Anyone, including those who are not customers of ICICI Bank, can download the e-wallet from Google Play store, fund it from any bank account in the country and start transacting immediately.