"India has huge potential in the field of IT," the minister said while speaking at the UP Investors summit.
Prasad said currently 2,892 active CSCs are functioning on Assam, imparting services in Aadhaar Card, PAN Card, insurance services along with a host of other areas involving digital expertise.
IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said the measures under the Digital India initiative include steps to increase domestic electronic production, BPO promotion schemes for creation of employment opportunities and promotion of BPO/ITeS operations.
Demonetization, digital India gave a positive push to financial services sector and will continue to aid the sector, said Sundeep Sikka, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, Reliance Mutual Fund.
As increasing number of youngsters grapple with repayment of education, car and housing loans, they will need an informed level of knowledge about needs and behavioural patterns of millennials is still inadequate
Tamil Nadu BJP State President, Tamilisai Soundararajan demanded producers remove these scenes. "I object to certain scenes in Vijay's movie 'Mersal'. Certain scenes project GST and digital India in a bad light and we want these scenes removed. Vijay has political ambitions and that is the reason why these scenes are there in the movie," she added.
Benefits of digitisation have started showing on the Indian economy. Aadhaar has clearly emerged as the government’s trump card in winning crucial hands.
Ahead of the meet, Narendra Modi will hold a private chat with the CEOs over a dinner on Monday
The fourth payment option in Uber app – besides cards, cash, and Paytm – will be added only for Android users, for now. Uber users on iOS will have to wait a little bit longer.
The new charges will be effective from Saturday, the bank said in an official statement.
Initiatives include digital classroom, educational channels, and an academic depository National Academic Depository' for verified educational records.
Continuing his series of bilateral meetings here on the sidelines of the G20 Summit, Modi also met South Korean President Moon Jae-in and Italy's Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni. He held a bilateral meeting with President of Argentina Mauricio Macri.
Our ecosystem is vibrant and progressive, and by this year end, all our gram panchayats will be connected by high-end broadband to ensure complete delivery of all government schemes at the Panchayat level.
The development comes at a time when Cisco is betting big on the 'Digital India' wave in the country. The company is engaged in 50 digitisation projects and is working with six states on various digitisation initiatives.
The Centre has roped in consultancy firm McKinsey to prepare a report and future roadmap for the digital economy.
Over the three years, Digital India, the umbrella project for all digital interactions has grown tremendously. Under the public internet access program, the internet has reached to 40 crore Indian citizens.
The government still needs to address one of the major issues regarding employee benefits that is, the daily meal allowance which was last addressed 2 decades
"Campaigns like Make in India, Skill India and Digital India were clearly positive signals for new transformation including GST which would prove to be a game changer for Indian media and entertainment sector, especially the broadcasting sector," Information and Broadcasting Minister Naidu said.
Meal coupons in paper format will need to issue electronic forming or cards before December 31, 2017. RBI also said that maximum value of PPIs cannot exceed Rs 1,00,000.
The Centre for Development of Telematics (C-DoT) has developed a ‘public data office’ (PDO) technology solution to deliver low-cost Wi-Fi solutions. The mass PDO solution is priced at Rs 50,000.
Lack of awareness among customers and weak digital payment ecosystem are the key reasons that have amplified the chances of getting exposed to cybersecurity risks such as online fraud, information theft, and malware or virus attacks.
Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp could soon make a foray into digital payment services starting with India and is looking to hire a digital transactions head for the country.
At Rs 5,999 per month, a user can download data up to 1TB at 1Gbps under fair usage policy (FUP), which is faster than even transferring data from a USB drive
Demonetisation will help boost GDP and the higher growth will lead to social and income equity in the country, Minister of State for Finance Arjun Ram Meghwal said in the Lok Sabha. He was replying to a debate as the House passed the Supplementary Demand for Grants for 2016-17 and Demand for Grants for 2017-18 of various ministries as required to complete the budgetary exercise.