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NCERT survey report: Over 27% students don’t have access to gadgets for online classes

A survey conducted by NCERT shows at least 27% of the students do not have access to smart devices to attend online classes. Key findings of the report The survey was conducted over 34,000 participants, including students, parents, teaching staff, and school principals of renowned schools. Some percentage of students and parents opined that lack ..

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‘eSanjeevani’: Union Government’s tele-communication service made 2 lakh tele-consultations

Union Government’s digital health service platform “eSanjeevani” recorded two lakh telecommunications. Tamil Nadu tops the list and followed by Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Kerala. Key Highlights On 9th August, the Union Health Ministry had called for a review meeting to commemorate the completion of 1.5 lakh teleconsultation. Right after 10 days, the figure ..

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Piyush Goyal inaugurates CII National Digital conference on Ease of Doing Business for Atmanirbhar Bharat

The Union Commerce Minister, Piyush Goyal, inaugurated the CII National Digital Conference on Ease of Doing Business for Atmanirbhar Bharat with the objective of promoting a single-window concept for investment related decisions in the country. Highlights The Minister has expressed the resolve that the government is committed to covering the length and the breadth of ..

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Google to invest 10 billion USD in India

On July 13, 2020, PM Modi interacted with the CEO of Google, Mr Sundar Pichai. After the interaction, the CEO announced that Google is to invest 10 billion USD in India in the future. Highlights The investment will mainly focus Digital India initiative of Government of India. Google has named the investment as “India Digitisation ..

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CBDT and SEBI sign Memorandum of Understanding

On July 8, 2020, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) and Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The agreement will facilitate exchange of data between the institutes. Highlights Several other steps are being taken to improve the data sharing mechanism between the institutes. A data Exchange Steering group ..

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