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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 ..

AP government launches e-Pragati Core initiative to provide integrated services to citizens

The Andhra Pradesh government has launched ‘e-Pragati core initiative’ at Undavalli to provide integrated services to citizens. The aim of the digital initiative is to connect citizen to 34 departments, 336 autonomous organisations and 745-plus government services. In simple words, e-Pragati will act as a platform to connect all departments and stand alone to resolve ..

Andhra Pradesh government declared 2017 as e-Pragati year

N. Chandrababu Naidu, the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, has declared the year of 2017-18 as e-Pragati year. The flagship e-pragati training programme is for AP government officials to familiarize and update new technologies and its usage. The six-week training is conducted by a team from Indian School of Business (IBS), Hyderabad to all the ..

Andhra Pradesh government launched a mobile app ‘People First’ for citizens

N. Chandrababu Naidu, the Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister, has launched ‘People First’ mobile application at the Collectors’ conference in Vijayawada. The app will empower citizens with real-time governance. It will keep the citizens updated with the latest schemes and services of the government and the users will also be able to use the app for ..

Nungthang Tampak in Manipur becomes North-East (NE)’s first 100% computer literacy village

The Nungthaang Tampak village in Manipur has become North-East (NE)’s first 100% computer literacy village. The training program was organised by Mangaal Rural, an NGO working for rural development, as a part of the Digital India program and is affiliated to All India Society for Electronic and Computer Technology (AISECT). Kerala’s Chamravattom village is the ..

Gurugram to host Digital Haryana Summit (SHS)

The Haryana government will organize Digital Haryana Summit (DHS) in Gurugram on September 15, 2017 to discuss issues like digital governance, smart living in cities and villages, citizen partnership, entrepreneurship, skilling and geo-governance and sustainability, among others. The National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) will be partner for this event and the summit would ..