Digital India

Travel cultures and concepts of clean living

We take off footwear before entering the house. We don’t readily shake hands. We wash hands frequently. These are worth thinking about before we follow the American dream.

published on : 18th March 2023

Digital India Bill: Smartwatches, other wearable devices to be under regulation 

The Bill, which will replace Information Technology Act (IT Act) 2000, will mandate the consumers for these products to go through ‘strict KYC’ process.

published on : 11th March 2023

Singapore firm joins KIIT-TBI to promote health startups in India

This partnership will show the country’s prowess in technology innovation and accelerate the growth of a Digital India.

published on : 20th February 2023

Budget 2023: Financialisation of the economy

The government had introduced the new tax regime in Budget 2020. This exemption-free tax regime did not find many takers. In Budget 2023, the government has made it the default tax regime.

published on : 2nd February 2023

Excise dept gets Digital India Gold Award

In tune with the 5T initiatives, the Excise department has switched over to the digital work place e-Abkari with the technical support of NIC since 2019-20.

published on : 8th January 2023

India should strive to become hub of software products, focus on democratising govt data: President 

Droupadi Murmu said India has emerged as an important country for use of technology for people-centric governance, especially during the pandemic, which has benefitted the rest of the world as well.

published on : 7th January 2023

Satya Nadella meets PM Modi; says Govt's focus on sustainable, inclusive economic growth inspiring 

The Microsoft top honcho described his meeting with the PM as "insightful", and lauded the government's deep focus on sustainable and inclusive economic growth driven by digital transformation.

published on : 5th January 2023

Tech needs responsible regulation, says Google CEO Sundar Pichai

The Google CEO also suggested that the Indian government prepare legislation which can give companies opportunities to innovate.

published on : 20th December 2022

In digital India, e-sevas are the new custom in temples 

Many of the temples in Karnataka are owned and managed by the endowment department of the state government, which has introduced various online services to enable devotees to offer their prayers.

published on : 15th October 2022

PM Modi launches 5G services at 6th India Mobile Congress

The 5G telecom services seek to provide seamless coverage, high data rate, low latency and highly reliable communications system.

published on : 1st October 2022

IIT-M initiative to help Indian languages grow

The launch event saw a workshop open to students, researchers, and start-ups to discuss resources available to build Indian language technologies.

published on : 29th July 2022

Think credit solution for MSMEs: Vaishnaw

He also asked entrepreneurs to expand Open Network for Digital Commerce (ONDC) to make it the next UPI.

published on : 6th July 2022

Digital India has curbed corruption, eliminated middlemen, says PM Modi 

Increased digitisation has struck a blow on corruption, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday while kicking off the Digital India Week 2022 in Gandhinagar. 

published on : 5th July 2022

5G auction: Fight for spectrum between Telecom Service providers and tech companies gets bitter

Technology companies welcomed the government’s move to allocate the 5G spectrum to private enterprises and said it will gear up digital transformation and generate more job opportunities.

published on : 22nd June 2022

Compliance, economic recovery behind higher tax-GDP ratio: Government

The government has credited better compliance and economic recovery for the significant jump in tax-GDP ratio to 11.7 percent in 2021-22.

published on : 15th April 2022

30 Odisha villages included in digital village pilot project

Around Rs 3 crore will be utilised for implementation of the project

published on : 4th April 2022

Digital Culture – The New Paradigm Shift

published on : 31st March 2022

India has data, demand and democracy needed for high-tech highways: PM Modi

PM Modi said that the new National Education Policy (NEP) will help bolster the scientific spirit amongst the students of schools and higher education institutions.

published on : 22nd December 2020

Working hard to put India in top 50 list for ease of doing business: PM Modi at Vibrant Gujarat Summit

Prime Minister Modi had conceptualised the summit in 2003 as the chief minister of Gujarat to position the state as an ideal investment destination.

published on : 18th January 2019

We are not ready for Digital India, says 'Irumbu Thirai' director PS Mithran

Debutant director PS Mithran who feels that information theft — that forms the core of his upcoming film, Irumbu Thirai — isn’t something we have woken up to yet.

published on : 26th March 2018
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