MEITY Current Affairs, GK & News

MeitY-NASSCOM Start-up Women Entrepreneur Awards 2020-21

Government of India announced MeitY-NASSCOM Start-up Women Entrepreneur Awards 2020-2021 on August 17, 2021. Key Points MeitY-NASSCOM Women Startup Entrepreneurs Awards is the first step that recognizes and cultivates the entrepreneurial spirit in women. Awards inspire next generation of women to lead Indian digital era in order to serve as guiding role models. It also ..

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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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