Digital cops to get smart with phones

The New Year 2015 will see Indore’s beat constables get digitally smart! Considered backbone of policing, around 500 beat police constables deployed in city’s police stations will soon start performing routine but crucial task of beat policing on GPS-enabled smartphones equipped with a dedicated information and observation notebook application software.
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Government plans first rural Broadband network in Kerala

Following the ‘Digital India’ program the Modi government is all set to launch hi-speed internet connectivity in Indian villages. Telecom Minister Ravishankar Prasad is scheduled to commission country’s first rural broadband network in Kerala on Monday. Kerala is expected to be digitally connected by March-end and other southern states of Karnataka and Seemandhra are likely…

Reliance announces Rs 1 lakh cr investment in 12-18 months in Gujarat

Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani today announced Rs 100,000 crore investment across businesses in the next 12-18 months and said India was on the path to become the world’s fastest growing economy. The investments will be in expanding petrochemical production capacity as well as in launch the much-awaited 4G broadband services while contributing to Make in India and Digital India…

Tech can make healthcare affordable and accessible

In the 21st century, doctors need to be well versed in the basics of IT, just as much as they are with medicine. Such an integral part of the modern healthcare system is technology, and increasingly making a difference to patient-care in the field of diagnosis, investigations, treatment, documentation, retrieval of information and other numerous…

Tech in the classroom

Let’s face it, today’s schools and colleges are vastly different from the ones we attended back in the 80s and 90s. A present-day school or college is literally a small society comprising of students, faculty, administrators, staff, parents and alumni with its own dynamics. Many educational institutions have deployed technology in the form of student…

It’s time to look at technology as infrastructure: Alok Ohrie, President & MD, Dell India

The Digital India initiative and the consequent technology adoption across the country will significantly boost the domestic IT market, says Alok Ohrie, president and managing director, Dell India. He believes that there exists a massive opportunity for Dell to partner the government and build the nation through technology. “Our extensive expertise in setting up and…