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Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship launches Skills Build platform

The Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE) has recently launched the  SkillsBuild platform in collaboration with IBM to offer digital learning content from IBM and partners such as CodeDoor, Coorpacademy and Skillsoft. This initiative is part of IBM’s global commitment to create a job-ready workforce and to build the next generation of skills needed ..

Data Security Council of India (DSCI) launches TechSagar

The Data Security Council of India (DSCI)  in partnership with  National Cyber Security Coordinator’s office has recently launched national repository ‘TechSagar’ to facilitate new opportunities for businesses and academia to collaborate, connect and innovate, in future. The TechSagar provides insights about capabilities of more than 4000 entities from industry, academia and research across 25 technology ..

India to Build 60 Supercomputers

The Department of Science and Technology has announced the plans to build 60 supercomputers over the next three years. The Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) will be responsible for the implementation of the project and six machines are expected to be installed by the end of the year. Supercomputers A supercomputer is one that ..

Reliance Jio partners Microsoft to offer cloud infra for businesses

Reliance Jio has partnered with Microsoft to accelerate digital transformation in India. Under the deal, Microsoft will bring in the Azure Cloud on Jio Network targetting the enterprise and business users seeking a technological shift. Jio is the subsidiary of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL). The aim of both the companies is to enhance the adoption ..

Tapan Ray RBI committee to strengthen Core Investment Companies (CIC) framework

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has constituted a 6-member committee, under the chairmanship of former secretary of MCA Tapan Ray, to strengthen the corporate governance framework of systematically important Core Investment Companies (CICs). These are Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFCs) which have their assets predominantly as investments in shares for holding stake in group companies ..

Telangana government to set up India’s first ‘Blockchain District’

The Telangana government has decided to set up the India’s first ‘Blockchain district’ in Hyderabad to create an ecosystem for all the start-ups and institutes working in the space. Though the Blockchain technology encompasses all domains, the district would focus on banking, financial services and insurance; pharma and healthcare; logistics and supply chain; and the ..

PayPal India launched One Touch for seamless transaction

PayPal India has launched its OneTouch experience in India by using Google Smart Lock. This feature will permit Indian consumers to register their android device with PayPal and stay logged into PayPal for further PayPal purchases on that device, thus removing the issue of repeated log-ins and enabling a seamless payments experience. It will provide ..

Learning Coinis launched by IMF

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank (WB) have jointly launched a project called “Learning Coin”. It is a private blockchain-based coin and only accessible within IMF and the World Bank to help both multinational agencies learn about the merits of blockchain. The coin project has been launched in order to conduct research ..