Digital India: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

“Digital Seva Setu Programme” launched by Gujarat Government for rural areas

On October 6, 2020, the Gujarat State Government launched “Digital Seva Setu Programme” for rural areas. The programme was launched under the Bharat Net Project of the Centre. Highlights The programme connects village panchayats and will provide twenty types of pro-people services. This includes providing ration cards at door steps. It is a digital form ..

Senior IAS Officer PD Vaghela appointed TRAI Chairman

On September 28, 2020, senior IAS Officer PD Vaghela was appointed as the TRAI (Telecom Regulatory of India) Chairman. HE has succeeded RS Sharma. About PD Vaghela He is a Gujarat-Cadre IAS Officer. He is currently in the Department of Pharmaceuticals that operates under Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers. Prior to this, he was the ..

PM Modi launches “Ghar Tak Fibre” scheme in Bihar

On September 21, 2020, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched nine highway projects and Optical Fibre Internet Services in Bihar. The optical fibre services are being provided under the scheme “Ghar Tak Fibre”. Highlights The Highway projects are to construct 350 km of road. The roads are to be built at a cost of Rs ..

Jammu and Kashmir launch National Generic Document Registration System

On September 18 2020 Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Manoj Sinha launched the National Generic Document Registration System for the union territory. The territory is now marking a major shift from its previous manual registration system to the online registration system for transactions in purchase or sale of land. Background Before the abrogation of ..

Aarogya Setu team launches ‘Open API Service’ for better operation

India’s self-assessed digital healthcare service app Aarogya Setu has come up with a new feature called the Open API Service, which allows the organizations to check the health status of their employees or any other user as well without creating any privacy issue. What is ‘Open API Service’? An open API is a publicly available ..