Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology Current Affairs, GK & News

3 NIELIT centres of Northeast State inaugurated

Union minister of state for electronics & information technology, Rajeev Chandrasekhar, inaugurated three National Institute of Electronics & Information Technology (NIELIT) centres of northeast states on September 16, 2021. Highlights One of the NIELIT centres was inaugurated in Churachandpur district of Manipur, physically. While, two other centres were inaugurated in Kokrajhar and Tezpur districts of ..

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First Internet Governance Forum of India

According to Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, India’s first Internet Governance Forum (IIGF) will be held for three days starting from October 20, 2021. Highlights Launch of the Internet Governance forum was announced by Anil Kumar Jain, CEO of National Internet Exchange of India (NIXI), Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, and Chairman of ..

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PM Modi launches “Ghar Tak Fibre” scheme in Bihar

On September 21, 2020, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched nine highway projects and Optical Fibre Internet Services in Bihar. The optical fibre services are being provided under the scheme “Ghar Tak Fibre”. Highlights The Highway projects are to construct 350 km of road. The roads are to be built at a cost of Rs ..

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Software Technology Parks of India

The centre recently announced a 4 months rental waiver for IT companies operating from the STPI centres in light of the COVID-19 crisis. About the Rental Waiver The government announced a waiver of rental payment for small IT firms operating out of STPIs in India. Most of these firms are technology MSMEs and start-ups and ..

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An Online Hackathon, “Hack the Crisis” launched to work solutions for COVID-19

The Minister of electronics and IT & HRD Shri Sanjay Dhotre launched “Hack the Crisis- India”. It is an online hackathon that aims to work on solutions for COVID-19. Highlights The initiative is being organized by “FICCI Ladies Organization” and “Hack a Cause-India”. The initiative is supported by Ministry of Electronics and IT. The Hackathon ..

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