The Prime Minister said India was also focusing on establishing FPOs (Farmer Producer Organisations) and agriculture value chain. "We wish to create an alert and potent market force out of small farmers by organizing them into thousands of FPOs", he said.
The Ministry has enabled the establishment of CSCs in all Gram Panchayats of the country for digital delivery of government services to the citizens within their vicinity under the Digital India programme.
Google also announced a feature in Search that will give users the option to access web pages originally written in other languages and see it in their preferred language.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had launched the Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission via video conferencing on September 27. Under the mission, every Indian will get a unique health ID that will also work as a health account to which personal health records can be linked.
With the Modi government giving an extra push to digital transactions post the demonetisation, the Naveen Patnaik government has made digital transactions its core policy. The BMC's cashless drive in vending zones is being seen as State's measure to push online transactions.
The initiative aims to bridge the digital divide in the country, increase accessibility of digital devices for students from underprivileged communities, and empower them for a brighter future.
e-RUPI is a cashless and contactless instrument for digital payment, an official statement said, adding, it is a QR code or SMS string-based e-voucher, which is delivered to the mobile of the beneficiaries.
New Delhi: In order to give a boost to digital connectivity across the Nation, Central Government has decided to set up around 7.5 lakh internet hotspots for public across the country by the end of 2108. According to sources, the responsibility of the programme is to be distributed among the private operators like BSNL, Reliance […]
Bhubaneswar: To further the ‘Digital India’ initiative and usher a larger public base into its usage platform, the government has launched “mAadhaar” or mobile Aadhaar (a mobile-based interface) for android users. The app which has been indigenously designed by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) links one’s Aadhar number and allows android users to […]
Google last year announced plans to open its second Cloud region in India and help regulated industries such as healthcare and financial services, as well as public sector organisations.
The Finance Minister said that BHIM UPI has been one of the brightest spots and an achievement for digital transactions in India during the Covid-19 pandemic with more than 100 million UPI QRs being created in the last five years, while in 2020-21 alone, it processed 22 billion transactions worth Rs 41 lakh crore.
New Delhi: With the government on Monday refusing to relax the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) October 15 deadline for data localisation, the road ahead has become tough for global digital payment providers who have sought more time to comply with the guidelines. The RBI guidelines say that all digital payment firms like Google Pay, […]
Stockholm: India and the five Nordic nations of Sweden, Denmark, Iceland, Norway and Finland on Tuesday agreed to deepen cooperation in innovation and climate change in the first India-Nordic Summit held here during the course of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit here. “During the Summit, the Prime Ministers pledged to deepen cooperation between India […]
New Delhi: Digital India is certainly a big opportunity for both economic growth and innovation and the growth Facebook is witnessing in the country is a clear example of that, a top company executive said on Wednesday. According to Kevin Martin, Vice President for Mobile and Global Access Policy at Facebook, the government’s digital initiative […]
Mumbai: The Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) on Friday introduced state-of-the-art 100G Optical Transport Network (NG-OTN) across the country to provide Super Express Highways, in tune with the Digital India Programme of the Prime Minister. Launching the NG-OTN here, Minister of State for Communications Manoj Sinha lauded the BSNL for upgrading its network to provide […]