Ministry of Communications & Information Technology Current Affairs, GK & News

12th India Security Summit held in New Delhi

The 12th India Security Summit was held in New Delhi. It was organized by Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) and is officially supported by Union Ministry of Communications & Information Technology. The theme of this edition of summit was “Towards New National Cyber Security Strategy”. During the summit, many issues were ..

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Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Sanchar Kaushal Vikas Pratisthan Scheme Launched

The Minister of State for Communications Manoj Sinha has launched three new initiatives, namely, BSNL’s satellite phone service; Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Telecom Skill Excellence Award Scheme & Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Sanchar Kaushal Vikas Pratisthan Scheme.  Salient Highlights BSNL’s satellite phone service will be offered in a phased manner. In the first phase, the service will be extended ..

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“Universal Account Number (UAN)”- will be provided by EPFO from Oct 2014

The Employees’ Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) will provide permanent account numbers to it’s’ over five crore subscribers from October, 2014. EPFO is a statutory body of the Government of India under the Ministry of Labour and Employment. It administers a compulsory contributory Provident Fund Scheme, Pension Scheme and an Insurance Scheme. (Headquarters: New Delhi). Permanent ..

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Mobile makers should install "SoS" button for women safety: Finance Minister

On the first anniversary of December 16 brutal act that jolted the country, the Centre approved several proposals for improving women’s safety under the Nirbhaya Fund. Finance Minister P. Chidambaram announced that mobile handset makers will have to introduce an SoS alert button to ensure that women in distress can be reached by the police ..

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‘110 201’: Supreme Court gets country’s first customized pin code

The Department of Posts, Ministry of Communications & Information Technology, allotted a ‘Customized Pin Code’ to the Supreme Court of India. The Pin Code allotted to the Supreme Court is ‘110 201’. What is a PIN code and how is it used? Postal Index Number (PIN) or PIN Code is a 6 digit code of ..

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