Committed to improve tele-density, voice, broadband penetration: Prasad

The NDA government is committed to improve tele-density, voice and broadband penetration and ensure quality of services to both rural and urban areas to achieve the vision of Digital India, Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said here Thursday. “The focus of the department of telecommunications is to create the communication infrastructure for enabling e-services like e-banking, e-commerce,…

Postal life insurance limit hiked to Rs 50 lakh

To mark the Good Governance Day, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today announced that the limit of postal life insurance has been raised from Rs 20 lakh to Rs 50 lakh, besides launching one-month rental-free MTNL broadband and landline combo plans on new bookings. The 21 schemes he announced also included support for international patent…

Digital India is yet to address the ‘critical’

The Indian government is undoubtedly driving its ‘Digital India’ program vigorously and making best of its endeavour to achieve it in the shortest possible time. However, there are some critical aspects waiting to be addressed. In Digital India plan, it will be critical to address the demand-side issues, besides building broadband capacity, according to Ulf…

NSDC Introduces Cloud Enabled HP Future Classrooms in India

National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with HP, for setting-up cloud enabled classrooms in India. ‘HP Future Classrooms’ is a solution developed to implement creative, sustainable and inclusive models of education using cloud technology to benefit students from underprivileged and economically weak segments of the society.  The MoU was…