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cVigil launched by Election Commission of India (ECI) for people to report model code violations

The Election Commission of India (ECI) has launched user-friendly android app “cVigil” for citizens to report any violation of Model Code of Conduct (MCC) during elections. The unique Internet-based beta version of the application ‘cVIGIL’ stands for “citizens’ vigil”. The app will be active only in States where elections have been announced. The application will ..

NITI Aayog and GNFC Ltd sign SOI to use Blockchain in Fertilizer Subsidy Disbursement

NITI Aayog and Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers & Chemicals Limited (GNFC) have signed a Statement of Intent (SOI) to implement fertiliser subsidy disbursement through Blockchain Technology. Both will work on implementing a Proof-of-Concept (PoC) application for using the technology in subsidy disbursements. They will jointly develop the use case, under take research, interact with multiple ..

ReUnite app launched by government in June 2018 to track and trace missing and abandoned children in India

Union Minister Suresh Prabhu has launched a mobile application called ReUnite; helps to track and trace missing and abandoned children in India. It also uses Amazon Rekognition, web facial recognition service to identify missing kids.

Union Government launches mobile application “ReUnite” to track and trace missing children

On June 29, Suresh Prabhu, the Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, launched a mobile application “ReUnite” in New Delhi to track and trace missing and abandoned children in India. The app is multiuser where parents and citizens can upload pictures of children, and provide detailed description like name, birth mark, address, ..

Punjab government launches smartphone application ‘i-Hariyali’ to increase green cover across state

The Punjab Government has launched a smartphone application ‘i-Hariyali’, which aims to inspire people to plant more saplings to save the environment from pollution. It will ensure clean, green, healthy and robust Punjab with the active participation of people. The app would enable the users to order free plant saplings. The users can book a ..

15th Finance Commission constitutes an Advisory Council to advise and assist Commission

The 15th Finance Commission has constituted an advisory council to advise and assist the commission. The 6-member council will be headed by the President of Forum for Strategic Initiatives, Arvind Virmani. The role and functions of the council will be to advise the commission on any issue or subject related to the Terms of Reference ..

Hashgraph versus Blockchain Technology

Block chain technology has revolutionised the arena of digital currency. Hashgraph is a new entrant for strengthening the digital currency mechanisms. Hashgraph provides for a distributed ledger technology based on the feature of superior data structure. Features of the blockchain like distributed, transparent, consensus-based, transactional and flexible are all available with Hashgraph. Being a consensus ..

ICEGATE

ICEGATE stands for the Indian Customs Electronic Commerce/Electronic Data interchange (EC/EDI) Gateway. ICEGATE is a portal that provides e-filing services to the trade and cargo carriers and other clients of Customs Department (collectively called Trading Partner). By this facility, the department offers electronic filing of the Bill of Entry, Shipping Bills and related electronic messages ..