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Union Government launches online marketing platform Mahila E-HAAT

The Union Government has launched an online marketing platform Mahila E-HAAT to facilitate women entrepreneurs to sell their products to buyers. It was launched by Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi in New Delhi. The Mahila e-Haat portal can be accessed at  http://mahilaehaat-rmk.gov.in Key facts Mahila E-HAAT is an online marketing platform to ..

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Union Government launches Portal to collect Non-Tax Receipts

Union Government has launched has launched Non-Tax Receipt Portal (NTRP) to electronically collect non-tax receipts. It was launched by Union Finance minister Arun Jaitley as part of Union Government’s flagship Digital India campaign. Currently, non-tax revenues are collected by physical instruments such as bank draft or cheque or cash. This portal will reduce a lot ..

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Facebook to help BSNL set up 100 wi-fi hotspots in rural India

Social media giant Facebook has partnered with the state-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) for setting up 100 wi-fi (Wireless Fidelity) sites in rural India. In this regard both entities have inked an agreement under which Facebook will sponsor 100 wi-fi hotspots in villages across west and southern India. It will pay 5 lakh rupees ..

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Kerala Government declares state as 'Digital State'

Kerala Government has declared state totally digital, thus becoming first state in the country to achieve it. It was announced by Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy during his Independence Day speech held in the capital Thiruvananthapuram. This declaration was made considering the rapid digital strides of the state which has achieved 100 percent mobile connectivity, ..

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Telecom Minister launches mobile app ‘Disha’ to aid digital literacy in Bihar

On 10 August Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has launched a new mobile app ‘Disha’ to aid digital literacy in Bihar. The app was launched in Bihar that aims to help people learn about computers and Internet through self learning modules. The app envisages offering digital literacy to tribal and Dalit women in the State which is ..

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