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India ranked 40 in 2017 Global Competitiveness Rankings (GCR)

India has been ranked the 40th out of 137 countries at the 2017 Global Competitiveness Index (GCI), which is compiled by the World Economic Forum (WEF). According to the Global Competitiveness Report (GCR) 2017-2018, India’s performance improved in Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) indicators, particularly Internet bandwidth per user, mobile phone and broadband subscriptions, and ..

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International Telecommunication Union (ITU) organisation released 2017 ICT Facts and Figures report

According to recently released report-ICT Facts and Figures 2017, India and China are home to 39% of the 830 million young people worldwide who use the Internet. The report, released by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), shows that of the 830 million young people online worldwide, 320 million ( or 39%), are in China and ..

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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 ..

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Northeast India's largest IT hub opens in Tripura

Northeast’s sixth and largest hub for information technology has been inaugurated in Agartala. The hub has been set up at a cost of Rs 50 crore to boost employment and e-governance besides export of software technology. The hub is expected to create more employment opportunities for the youths and extend the e-governance to cover all ..

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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 ..

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Union Government launches Transforming India website 

The Union Government has launched Transforming India Website (www.transformingindia.mygov.in), a repository for sharing the impact of various governance initiatives with citizens in real-time. It was launched by the Union Minister of Electronics and Information Technology and Law & Justice Ravi Shankar Prasad in New Delhi. Key Facts The website provides community based platform facilitates for ..

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