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

MeitY Digital Payment Scorecard- Highlights

The Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY) has released the list of “Digital Payment Scorecard”. In the list, the State Bank of India (SBI) has topped for the third consecutive months. Highlights The digital payment scorecard tracks the performance of the Commercial Banks on several digital parameters. SBI maintained the top remitter bank by ..

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CSCs to be integrated with e-Daakhil Portal

The Ministry of consumer affairs had decided to integrate the Common Service Centres (CSCs) with the E-Daakhil portal to facilitate the consumers for e-filing. e-Daakhil Portal The e-Daakhil Consumer grievance redressal portal was launched on September 7, 2020 by the National Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission. This online grievance redressal portal is now operational in 15 ..

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National Information Centre sets up Centre of Block Chain Technology in Bengaluru

On January 18, 2020, the National Informatics Centre (NIC) will set up block chain technology centre in Bengaluru. The centre is to be inaugurated by Union Minister Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad. Highlights The centre aims to provide Block Chain as service to all the stake holders who are interested in shared experiences, learning and resources. ..

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UIDAI’s 10-year success-The State of Aadhaar Report

Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), the statutory body established in January 2009 under the Ministry of Electronics and Information is solely responsible for providing AADHAR cards. Aadhaar even after 10 years is the world’s largest bio metric ID system in the world Highlights In 2009, nearly 5 million births were unregistered. However, today the ..

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Internet Connections to 2 lakh Gram Panchayat by 2020

Government of India has set a target of providing broad band connectivity to two lakh Gram Panchayats by March 2020. So far (till 7th November, 2019) over 1,28,000 Gram Panchayats have already been connected. The project is being implemented under the BharatNet Project. Highlights According to the Ministry of Electronic and Information Technology, Wi-Fi hotspots ..

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