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India – ASEAN Digital Work Plan

During the second ADGMIN, India and ASEAN countries have approved the India – ASEAN Digital Work Plan. ADGMIN is ASEAN Digital Ministers meet. The meet was held virtually. About the plan Under the plan, the countries will share their knowledge in the emerging areas of digital technologies such as 5G, Internet of Things, cyber forensics ..

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Joint collaboration of IBM and NSDC to offer free training on Digital skills

New York based tech giant IBM tied up with National Skill Development Corporation to provide a free digital education platform based on emerging technologies and professional development skills. Key Highlights IBM is going to compose more than thirty online courses with over 60 hours of learning from the Open P-Tech platform in emerging technologies like ..

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India’s first Super Fab Lab inaugurated in Kerala

On January 25, 2020, India’s first Super Fab Lab was inaugurated in Kerala. The laboratory is to function in collaboration with Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA. It is the only laboratory that is being installed outside US. Highlights The Super Fab Lab is being installed in collaboration with KSUM (Kerala Startup Mission). The laboratory ..

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Delhi’s free internet scheme

The Delhi government recently announced free internet connectivity in early December. The government is to set up hotspots for providing basic internet connectivity to its population. The scheme is being implemented at the cost of 100 crore INR by the government. The implementation is by a company called Presto through the PPP or public- private ..

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Kerala’s plan for free Internet roll-out

Kerala’s plan for providing free Internet access to the poor has been roll out. Recent report by the Internet And Mobile Association of India (IAMAI), shows that Kerala is already halfway to its goal of 100% coverage. Kerala Fibre Optic Network project, pegged at ₹1,548 crore, would provide Internet to every household in the State. The ..

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