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Information Technology (Security of Prepaid Payment Instruments) Rules 2017 –Draft

In March, 2017 the Union Government has come up with Information Technology (Security of Prepaid Payment Instruments) Rules for digital transactions made through prepaid payment instruments in order to make them secure and address privacy issues. The rules have been framed by the Ministry of electronics and information technology. The ministry has invited public comments […]

Digital Divide in India

The term digital divide describes the discrepancy between people who have access to and the resources to use new information and communication tools, such as the Internet, and people who do not have the resources and access to the technology. The term also describes the discrepancy between those who have the skills, knowledge and abilities […]

National Knowledge Network

National Knowledge Network (NKN) is a state-of-the-art multi-gigabit pan-Indian resource-sharing network aimed at digitally connecting all national universities, colleges and research establishments to create “country-wide virtual classrooms”. This project was initiated by UPA Government in 2009. The project was launched for a period of 10 years. As of May 2016, NKN has connected over 1585 institutions under […]