IT, telecom firms chip in with Skill India programmes

Technology and telecommunication companies on Wednesday said they will initiate different programmes as part of the Skill India Mission announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The Cellular Operators Association of India, which represents major telecom operators including Airtel, Vodafone and Idea Cellular, has announced an outreach programme to connect with 440 million young people for…

IITians to take Internet to villages for Techfest

The technological extravaganza of the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, Techfest 2015, is all set to kick off on July 14 with the ‘Internet For All’ initiative in partnership with the Nehru Science Centre. The initiative will involve IITians who are part of Techfest and will go to villages with internet connectivity with a bus…

Digital India Week observed all over the country

To Inform, Educate & Engage citizens across the country, Digital India Week, from 1stJuly to 7th July, 2015 has been observed all over India. In thisweek, multiple and varied events and activities took place at all the levels. Starting from the National level event, launched by Hon’ble Prime Minister,events were conducted at State and District…

Over 250 online services launched as per Digital India week: Ravi Shankar Prasad

The communications and IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Friday said that over 250 online services have been launched by various state governments and the centre, indicating the success of the government’sDigital India week. “More than 250 services relating to health, education, public distribution system, Police, agriculture, trade and employment have been launched by various…

Intel Reiterates Commitment to Digital India, Trains 5 Lakh Children on Digital Wellness With NeGD During Digital India Week

The Challenge Reached Over 5 Lakh Children in One Week and Will Continue Till 17th July To reinstate its commitment towards the Government’s Digital India vision during the ‘Digital India Week’, Intel launched the Digital Wellness Online Challenge in collaboration with National e-Governance Division[*] (NeGD) on July 1st, 2015. This online quiz is aimed at sensitizing…

THE DIGITAL DIVIDE

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ambitious Digital India project that seeks to empower citizens by deploying IT and associated tools received thumbs up from across the country. Towards this initiative, Chief Minister Anandi Patel launched Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation’s ‘Smart Learning’ project which would teach science and mathematics to 54,000 students of class 6 to 8. However,…

Important Initiatives by the Government – Digital India

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RVS College hosts seminar on Digital India Literacy

Under the Ambitious Digital India Project of PM Narendra Modi, Computer Science and Engineering department of City’s RVS College of Engineering organized a one day seminar on ‘Digital India Literacy ’. At the event speakers highlighted the aspects related to Digital India and participants were provided hands-on learning. The main motive of the seminar was…