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What is Narrow Band IoT Network?

On December 10, 2020, BSNL in partnership with the Skylo announced the world’s first satellite based Narrow Band Internet of Things network in India. This is to bring a breakthrough in satellite based narrowband internet of things technology. It will also help in in achieving the targets of Digital India mission helping farmers, fishermen, meaning, ..

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International Version of UMANG Application launched in selected countries

On November 23, 2020, the Union Information Technology Minister Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad launched the International version of the UMANG application. UMANG is Unified Mobile Application for New-age Governance. It was launched in UK, US, Australia, Canada, Netherlands, UAE, Australia, Singapore and New Zealand. The International version was launched on the completion of three years ..

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Param Siddhi: India’s AI supercomputer among world top 500 most power non-distributed computers

Param Siddhi is a high-performance computing-artificial intelligence (HPC-AI) supercomputer that was established at C-DAC under the National Supercomputing Mission. It has secured rank 63 in TOP 500 most powerful non-distributed computer system list in the world. What are the features of Param Siddhi? Param Siddhi was jointly developed by Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology ..

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“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 ..

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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 ..

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