National Informatics Centre (NIC) Current Affairs, GK & News

Geospatial Self-certification portal

Department of Science and Technology (DST) launched the “Geospatial Self-Certification Portal” in a bid to convey adherence to provisions of Geospatial Guidelines by individuals, organisations, companies, and government agencies. It is a significant step for liberalising geospatial industry in India. New Geospatial Data Guidelines The government had issued new Geospatial Data Guidelines on February 15, ..

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NIC Tech Conclave 2022

Communications and IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw is set to inaugurate the 3rd edition of NIC Tech Conclave in New Delhi on March 3, 2022. Key points NIC Tech Conclave is a two-day event. It is being organized by the National Informatics Centre (NIC). Minister of State for Electronics and IT Rajeev Chandrasekhar, will be the ..

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Passport Seva Programme (PSP-V 2.0)

The Passport Seva Programme Version – 2 is an extension of Passport Seva Programme Version – 1. It is an online service. It was launched under the National E – Governance Plan. Why in News recently? The Government of India is to launch e – Passports very soon for citizens renewing their passport or applying ..

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National Blockchain Strategy

The National Blockchain Strategy was recently proposed by the Ministry of Electronics and IT. The strategy has adopted multi – institutional approach. It involves NIC (National Informatics Centre), C – DAC (Centre for Development of Advanced Computing) and NICSI (National Informatics Centre services Inc) for offering blockchain as service. What is the National Blockchain Strategy? ..

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What is Section 142 of Social Security Code?

The Ministry of Labour and Employment recently notified Section 142 of the Social Security Code, 2020. The Section covers applicability of the Aadhhar. Why was Section 142 notified? The notification will enable the Ministry of Labour and Employment to collect Aadhaar details from the beneficiaries of various social security schemes. This includes migrant workers as ..

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National Register for Driving Licenses: Key Facts

The Ministry of Road Transport recently announced that the National Register for Driving Licenses is to be created. This is being done to remove duplication of driving licenses in the country. Most of the states are already on the SARATHI portal of National Informatics Centre. These states have been instructed to migrate to the newly ..

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