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Data Governance Quality Index released by NITI Aayog: Key Facts

The NITI Aayog and Development Monitoring and Evaluation Office (DMEO) recently conducted the Data Governance Quality Index Survey. According to the survey, the Department of Fertilizers that works under Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers was ranked third. The department scored 4.11 out of 5 on Data Quality Index. Around 65 departments and ministries were surveyed. ..

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CBDT and SEBI sign Memorandum of Understanding

On July 8, 2020, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) and Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The agreement will facilitate exchange of data between the institutes. Highlights Several other steps are being taken to improve the data sharing mechanism between the institutes. A data Exchange Steering group ..

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World Second Largest Data Centre inaugurated in Mumbai

On July 7, 2020, the Union Minister of Communications, Electronics and IT inaugurated the second largest data centre in the world in Mumbai. The data centre was developed by Hiranandani Group. Highlights The data centre is the largest in Asia and second largest in the world. The world’s largest data centre is located in Langfang, ..

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New Delhi hosts International Round Table Conference on “Data for New India”

The International Round Table Conference on “Data for New India’’ has organised by the Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation (MoSPI) in New Delhi during 9-10th July, 2018. The Conference was inaugurated by D.V. Sadananda Gowda. The purpose of the Round Table Conference is to identify innovative ideas for improving the statistical system in India, ..

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