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Indian govt launches app to sell and recharge FASTtag for paying e-toll

By : CIOL Writers

The NHAI (National Highways Authority of India) has launched two new apps- MyFASTag and FASTag Partner through which highway users can buy FASTags (RFID cards) for electronic toll collection. A FASTag is linked to an account where the user adds money.

Govt to take ‘insights’ from Instagram and Facebook to catch tax evaders

By : CIOL Writers

For all those social media addicts whose lives are like an open book on their Facebook or Instagram walls, it’s time to stop and ponder a little bit. According to a Bloomberg report, your social media accounts will now be

India says NO to self-driving cars

By : CIOL Writers

While the tech companies are competing against each other to perfect self-driving technology with trials across the world, looks like one of the world’s fastest growing markets- India isn’t interested in the technology at all. Driverless cars will not be allowed

Chandigarh Administration to go paperless by December

By : CIOL Writers

Chandigarh administrative department isaiming to go paperless by the year-end to create a simplified, responsive, effective and transparent working environment. The projest is expected to be launched in December. Prince Dhawan, UT director, information technology, says that the files in

Jan Dhan-Aadhaar-Mobile (JAM) trinity for direct benefit transfer

By : CIOL Writers

The groundwork for Jan Dhan-Aadhaar-Mobile (JAM) trinity that was first proposed in the Economic Survey 2014-15 has begun with the government having started linking the Jan Dhan scheme, Aadhaar numbers and mobile numbers of individuals. Finance minister ArunJaitley, delivering the

BUDGET 2016 – PRO START-UPS

By : CIOL Writers

Start-up India movement, launched by PM Narendra Modi this January has been one of the most visible campaigns initiated by the Government of India to encourage entrepreneurs. This plan aims to provide a conducive environment for new startups, create job

Big Blue to help Delhi fight pollution

NEW DELHI, INDIA: In a bid to provide technological help to Delhi which is implementing strict measures to control pollution, Big Blue has announced a technology partnership with the Delhi Dialog Commission (DDC)— a think tank of the state government.

Digital will completely alter the software market: Gartner

MUMBAI, INDIA: The India software market is on track to reach $5.3 billion in 2016, a 12.8 percent increase from 2015, according to Gartner. The rise will be largely driven by the following factors: Software as a service (SaaS) adoption

Seagate targets the government vertical with new business unit

MUMBAI, INDIA: Seagate Technology today announced the formation of Seagate Government Solutions, a new US-based business entity dedicated to helping address the growing data-management needs of government agencies. The new entity will focus on the federal government’s big data, high

5 verticals driving application economy in India

By : Sonal Desai

Sonal Desai As enterprises turn a new page and drive efficiencies and productivity by using software, a software-driven enterprise has become a critical driver of competitive advantage today. According to a recent study by CA Technologies, increased agility and faster

Government owes Rs 5,000 crore in contract payments to IT services companies

MUMBAI, INDIA: Industry body NASSCOM has expressed concern over the pending dues to the IT services firms, by various government organizations. According to NASSCOM, various government departments owe about Rs 5,000 crore in contract payments to IT services companies. Large

An infograph on why is network visibility important for the government

“As the Government is progressively moving towards transforming India into digital economy, millions of devices are expected to access government networks within a few years, and applications will need to perform exponentially for government services to deliver on their promise.