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Indian Government to provide Digital connectivity to all gram panchayats

The Indian Government, in its latest push to encourage the digitization in the country and to improve quality & delivery of government services, has decided to provide digital connectivity to all gram panchayats in the country. What has happened? The Ministry of Panchayati Ray (which handles all affairs related to the gram panchayats in India) ..

Shillong Declaration on e-Governance

The Shillong Declaration on e-Governance was adopted at the 22nd National Conference on e-Governance held at Shillong. Shillong Declaration The Shillong Declaration’ outlines the future trajectory the country would take in terms of e-Governance. The declaration states that: The Government of India and State Governments would collaborate to improve the citizen’s experience with Government services by ..

National Informatics Centre

The National Informatics Centre is the foremost information, web services and technical assistance body of the Government of India. Its work is primarily involved in the provisioning of informatics services and information and communication technology (ICT) applications like apps, webpages and other online support for the various government departments. About NIC- The NIC is the ..

22nd National Conference on e-Governance 2019

The 22nd National Conference on e-Governance 2019 will be held with the theme “Digital India: Success to Excellence” on 8-9th August 2019 at Shillong, Meghalaya. It is being organized by Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DARPG), in association with Union Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), and the State Government of Meghalaya. ..

Tech in Brief : Cyber Resilience

The ability to anticipate, prepare for, respond to and recover from cyber attacks is known as Cyber Resilience. Cyber resilience is now being increasingly desired by companies, organizations and even governments these days. A cyber resilient government/organization should be able to protect itself against cyber risks, defend against and limit the severity of attacks, and ..

E-Vidhan: Kerala Legislative Assembly Digitisation Drive

Under the E-Vidhan project, the Kerala State Legislative Assembly will go completely paperless with the state government undertaking an initiative to digitise all records. E-Vidhan: Kerala The project is expected to cost around 40 crores and is expected to save around 35 crores to 49 crores annually and time as the state has been spending ..

Indian Air Force launchs an innovative mobile health App ‘MedWatch’

On the occasion of 86th anniversary, the Indian Air Force (IAF) has launched an innovative mobile health App named ‘MedWatch’ in keeping with the Prime Minister’s vision of ‘Digital India, Ayushman Bharat and Mission Indradhanush’. The app is conceived by the doctors of IAF and developed in house by Directorate of Information Technology (DIT) with ..

Rajasthan government to provide free mobile phones to women of BPL families

In a bid to boost Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s flagship ‘Digital India’ campaign, the Rajasthan government has decided to provide free mobile phones to women of Below Poverty Line (BPL) families under the Bhamashah Yojana. The aim of the scheme is to transfer financial and non-financial benefits of government schemes in a transparent manner. The ..