MEITY Current Affairs, GK & News

All Digital Insurance Policies to be issued via Digilocker app

The Insurance sector regulator Insurance Regulatory Authority of India (IRDAI) has advised all the Insurance companies to issue digital insurance policies using the government’s Digilocker app. Highlights Issuance of the policies through the Digilocker app will result in to better customer experience. Using this app, claims processing and settlement of the policies will be faster. ..

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Launch of start-up contest “CHUNAUTI”

With a special focus on Tier-II towns, Union Minister for Electronics and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad recently launched a Startup Challenge Contest “Chunauti” to promote startups indulged in software products. A total budget of Rs 95.03 Crore over a period of three years has been earmarked for this programme. Objective CHUNAUTI abbreviated form of ..

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MeitY and Google launch ‘Build for Digital India’ programme for engineering students

Tech giant Google and Union Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY) launched ‘Build for Digital India’ programme for engineering students. Google and Meity have signed a statement of intent for rolling out the programme. About ‘Build for Digital India’ programme Objective: The programme will offer a platform to engineering students for developing market-ready, technology-based solutions ..

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Bulletin: Pradhan Mantri Kisan Pension Yojana

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved Pradhan Mantri Kisan Pension Yojana, a new Central Sector Scheme (CSS), to provide pension cover to farmers. This decision was taken at the first Cabinet meeting after formation of new Government (second term) of Modi Government. Key Features of Scheme It is voluntary and ..

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NIC Command and Control Centre Inaugurated

The Minister for Electronics and IT (MeitY) Ravi Shankar Prasad inaugurated the National Informatics Centre (NIC)’s Command and Control Centre (CCC) and its Centre for Excellence in Artificial Intelligence. Role of Centre’s Command & Control Centre National Informatics Centre hosts over 10,000 e-Governance applications and offers Data Centre and Cloud services to the Government. The ..

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