The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology is to organise the first Global AI Summit in India (RAISE 2020). The AI summit was postponed to October 5-6, 2020 due to the rising number of cases of Covid-19. It was initially scheduled to be held in the month of April. The summit is to be attended ..
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The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has recently approved the elevation of Bhaskaracharya Institute of Space Applications and Geoinformatics (BISAG) as Bhaskaracharya National Institute for Space Applications and Geo-informatics (BISAG(N)). The institute located in Gujarat is placed under Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MEITY). This step is expected to expand ..
The Union Minister for Electronics & Information Technology, Ravi Shankar Prasad is to inaugurate the second edition of ‘NIC Tech Conclave 2020’ in New Delhi on Tuesday. The Minister of State for Electronics and IT, Communications and Human Resource Development, Shri Dhotre Sanjay Shamrao, the Secretary-MeitY, Shri Ajay Sawhney and the President, CISCO (India and ..
The Union Minister for Communications, Law & Justice and Electronics and Information Technology, Ravi Shankar Prasad launched the National Broadband Mission (NBM) in New Delhi on Tuesday, 17th December 2019 and also launched the logo of the National Broadband Mission along with a booklet. The National Broadband Mission is structured on three principles- universality, affordability, ..
The seventh economic census was launched on Friday in the National Capital Territory of Delhi. Delhi became the 6th Union Territory where the economic survey was launched. To carry out the seventh edition of the economic census the Ministry of Statistics and Program Implementation has tied up with one of the mission mode projects under ..
BharatPe, India’s largest merchant fintech company, has won the DigiDhan Mission Fintech Award 2018-2019 for ‘Innovation in Digital Payments through Emerging Technology’ at the MeitY Startup Summit 2019 held in Delhi. The award was presented by Chief Guest, Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad, Minister of Communication, Electronics & IT and Law & Justice.
The Government of India (GoI) has formed a committee to resolve differences between the NITI Aayog and the Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY) over who will implement its ambitious Artificial Intelligence (AI) mission. The committee will be headed by principal scientific advisor K Vijay Raghavan and represented by the secretary in the department of ..
Pankaj Kumar, a 1987-batch IAS officer, has been appointed as the new CEO of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI). The UIDAI is a statutory authority under the provisions of the Aadhaar Act of 2016 under the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (Meity) with the mandate to issue UID or Aadhaar to all ..