Governance

Government launches ‘BHIM-Aadhaar Pay’ app to boost digitization wave

By : CIOL Writers

In a bid to further boost the digitization wave in the country, the government has launched BHIM-Aadhaar Pay, which allows payment through thumb impression. The new app links the Bharat Interface for Money (BHIM) mobile application with biometric platform Aadhaar, which

Indian govt sets up high-level committee to study virtual currency

By : CIOL Writers

As digitisation penetrates deeper into the country’s economy, the spotlight has now shifted to virtual or cryptocurrency. The Central government has set up an inter-disciplinary committee to look at the framework of virtual or digital/cryptocurrencies, in order to keep a check on

BSA launches Software.org to connect the dots between software and society

NEW DELHI, INDIA: BSA, The Software Alliance launched Software.org to help policymakers and the public better understand software’s impact on our lives, our economy, and our society. “Software is everywhere, and it’s indispensable to a thriving economy and essential to our modern

Indian Railways to have an integrated software for faster data collection and analysis

By : CIOL Writers

In a major IT initiative, Indian Railways is planning for an integrated software, a first-of-its-kind for the national carrier, for faster data collection and analysis. Various functions of the railways such as passenger reservation, movement of goods trains and asset management

From Schwarzenegger to Trump: IT stays a Thriller

Pratima H INDIA: When the world of technology resembles a Cheyenne Mountain, you can’t blame it

Govt makes Aadhaar mandatory for over thirty schemes, more to be added soon

By : CIOL Writers

The Government of India has made biometric identity document, Aadhaar compulsory to avail benefits under nearly three dozen

eMudhra partners 15 state govts to activate eSignatures in govt offices

By : CIOL Writers

In a bid to further boost Digital India initiative, eMudhra, a digital identity and transaction management

Supreme Court asks to link SIM cards to Aadhaar card within one year

By : CIOL Writers

In a bid to crackdown fraudulent activities that take place through mobile phones and sim cards,

Govt proposes Payments Regulatory Board under RBI in place of BPSS

By : CIOL Writers

In a bid to strengthen the grievance mechanism for the digital payments ecosystem, the government is

Govt. recognizes CyberMedia’s Pradeep Gupta as premier entrepreneur mentor of India

The first National Entrepreneurship Awards 2016 recognized Pradeep Gupta, CMD, Cybermedia (India) Ltd. as the premier

BHIM app tops download charts on Google Play store

By : Riddhi Sharma

On 31st December 2016, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a UPI (United Payments Interface) based app

Google and Consumer Affairs Ministry to promote ‘Digitally Safe Consumer’

By : Riddhi Sharma

Google and Consumer Affairs Ministry have come together to initiate an year long campaign called ‘Digitally

BSNL will give users email IDs in their own languages

By : Soma Tah

BSNL has launched free email address service in 8 Indian Languages to its broadband users with

TRAI proposes limited free data for rural subscribers to boost digital transactions

By : CIOL Writers

In a bid to boost the government’s digital economy drive, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India

Govt announces discounts on petrol, rail tickets if you go digital

By : CIOL Writers

In a bid to promote cashless transactions, the government on Thursday announced a slew of measures

Maharashtra to be the first Indian state to roll out its own m-wallet

By : CIOL Writers

Post demonetization, mobile wallets are the new means of transaction across all channels. Following in the

Samsung, Karnataka govt sign MoU to impart digital education to underprivileged girls

By : CIOL Writers

Samsung India has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Karnataka government’s IT Department aimed

Govt asks auto-manufacturers to provide RFID tag for digital toll payments

By : CIOL Writers

Making all the right moves towards making India a truly digital platform, the Indian government has

Paytm and Oxigen to help digitize cash transactions in rural India

By : CIOL Writers

In a bid to help 26 lakh women’s Self Help Groups (SHGs) of India with more

Ola, Uber may need to have their fare calculators validated from MeitY

By : CIOL Writers

The government of India has had very rough time dealing with cab aggregators in the country