Think about mobiles first in e-governance, says PM Modi

To successfully implement e-governance, the country must think about ‘mobiles first’ and give importance to mobile governance, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday. Addressing the 18th National Conference on e-Governance through Twitter, Modi said: “I urge you to explore ways to provide as many services as possible through mobiles. Let us bring the world…

E-mutation project in state may take private-public route

In a step towards addressing technical glitches which the district administration might face in the implementation of the e-mutation programme and providing necessary technical expertise, the government is exploring the possibility of a private-public partnership in the process. While National Informatics Centre is the sole player for giving technical advice, the government may explore a…

54 govt. services to go digital

The Chennai Corporation will lead the project to offer digitised government services to the people of the city. It is proposed to offer as many as 54 civic services in digital mode. The Corporation Commissioner has taken over as head of the Chennai District e-governance Society from the District Collector. The electronic data processing cell…

BHEL awarded with National e-Governance Gold award

BHEL has been conferred with the prestigious National e-Governance Gold award by the Union government for 2014-15 at a function held at Gandhinagar on Friday. The award was given in the category – ‘Innovative use of ICT by Central Government PSUs’, for the project ‘SAMPARK – Online Integrated Employee Centric services Portal’, developed by Information…

Contact Number to become Identity

The government of India is planning to provide its services with mobile governance and soon may make the mobile number a defacto identity of a person. The government wants to give a digital identity to each and every citizen which is unique and authentication. There are about 900 million mobile connections and 700 millions have…

Aadhaar to be used as ‘digital identity’ for mobile banking

The union government under its ambitious ‘Digital India’ programme has decided to use the Aadhaar number as a “digital identity” for the purpose of mobile banking. The Aadhaar number would be linked with the mobile number as well as the bank account number of the individual. The announcement was made by the secretary, Department of Electronics & Information Technology, Government…