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Kozhikode is launching a campaign titled ‘Childline se Dosthi’

Childline Kozhikode is launching a week-long campaign titled ‘Childline se Dosthi’ in connection with Children’s Day on 14 Nov. A marathon titled ‘Run for Safe Childhood’ is being held across the State on November 20 on the 30th anniversary of U.N. Convention on Rights of Child (UNCRC). Around 250 people, including various officials, Child Welfare ..


NITI Aayog signs pact with Oracle to curb distribution of fake drugs using blockchain

NITI Aayog has signed a Statement of Intent (SoI) with cloud services provider Oracle to curb the distribution of fake drugs using new technologies. Apollo Hospitals and Strides Pharma Sciences will partner in this effort. The partners will pilot a real drug supply chain using blockchain decentralized ledger and Internet of Things (IoT) software. The ..


Telangana government signs pact with Tech Mahindra to establish India’s first Blockchain district

The Telangana government has signed pact with Tech Mahindra to establish the Blockchain district in Hyderabad, a first-of-its-kind Centre of Excellence for Blockchain. The MoU was signed during the 3-day International congress at HICC in Hyderabad. Initially it would be a virtual cluster, connecting with the stakeholders working in the emerging technology. It would have ..



NITI Aayog and GNFC Ltd sign SOI to use Blockchain in Fertilizer Subsidy Disbursement

NITI Aayog and Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers & Chemicals Limited (GNFC) have signed a Statement of Intent (SOI) to implement fertiliser subsidy disbursement through Blockchain Technology. Both will work on implementing a Proof-of-Concept (PoC) application for using the technology in subsidy disbursements. They will jointly develop the use case, under take research, interact with multiple ..


The National Cultural Audiovisual Archives (NCAA) project of India becomes world’s first trusted digital repository

The National Cultural Audiovisual Archives (NCAA) project of the Ministry of Culture has become the world’s first Trusted Digital Repository as per ISO 16363:2012 standard, which is granted by Primary Trustworthy Digital Repository Authorisation Body Ltd. (PTAB), United Kingdom (UK). The NCAA is implemented by Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA). The primary ..


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