Tag "Digital India"

Need: A CTO to implement Digital India initiative

MUMBAI, INDIA: A good CTO is essential to make the government function as unified machinery that operates with consistent standards of efficiency, transparency and responsiveness. That is key to realizing maximum governance, minimum government, writes Rajeev Chandrasekhar, MP, Rajya Sabha,

IT Inc welcomes PM’s Digital India initiative

MUMBAI, INDIA: PM Narendra Modi, who released his vision for a Digital India yesterday, has also managed to charm IT conglomerates at home and abroad. The initiative is being appreciated not only by India Inc, but also CEOs of large conglomerates like Microsoft

PM, Nasscom, DeitY, ERNET announce CoE for IoT

MUMBAI, INDIA: As part of the Digital India program launch, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched the Centre of Excellence (CoE) for IoT in Bengaluru, to enable rapid adoption of IoT. A joint venture by National Association of Software and

Listing the three pillars of Digital India

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Digital India has been envisioned as an ambitious umbrella program to transform India into a digitally empowered society and knowledge economy. It comprises various initiatives to prepare India for becoming a knowledge economy and bringing good governance

China to help with PM’s Smart Bharat vision

MUMBAI, INDIA: The antagonism at the borders aside, China has willingly jumped the fray to enable PM Narendra Modi realize his Smart Bharat vision. For this, the Taiwan Institute for Information Industry recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the

Manufacturing in India on the Digital Transformation path

New Delhi: Cisco announced new investments in India, underpinning Cisco’s commitment to helping India become a world leader in manufacturing and further fuelling the country’s digital transformation. Aligned with Cisco’s strategy to invest in emerging countries, Cisco announced new local strategic initiatives,

Now build your own PC for Rs 16,990

MUMBAI, INDIA: Intel is taking the GoI’s Make in India campaign rather seriously. It is now enabling its 20,000 strong systems builder channel that it calls Intel Technology Partners (ITPs) to develop PCs and AIOs, which will be available for

Employment exchange is now just a click away

NEW DELHI: Taking the Prime Minister’s vision of Digital India one step ahead, the government has launched an online employment exchange, which will enable industrial units to get skilled workforce and job seekers to find suitable employment. Job seekers and

Ericsson and Sterlite to provide solutions together for Digital India

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Ericsson has signed an agreement with Sterlite Technologies, a provider of transmission solutions for the telecom and power industries, to work together in driving smart sustainable city initiatives in India in line with government’s vision of Digital

OTR Emergency to touch 6 more India cities next year

NEW DELHI, INDIA: India’s 911-style private emergency response service –One Touch Response (OTR) Emergency Services will now be extended to 6 more cities by 2016, as part of OTR’s expansion plans. The service is as of now available in Delhi NCR, and

Brand Kalam may be the ambassador for brand Digital India

MUMBAI, INDIA: Who better than a former President of repute to represent brand Digital India? If all goes well, former President and scientist, APJ Abdul Kalam—a brand into himself, may well be the brand ambassador for Digital India. Our country

Microsoft to launch a ‘Digital Experience Center’ in Vadodara

INDIA: Microsoft, in collaboration with Vadodara Chamber of Commerce & Industry (VCCI), announced the opening of a Digital Experience Center in the city.  Managed by Microsoft’s distributor Ingram Micro, the center will help businesses, institutions, partners and individuals gain a

MasterCard and CAIT to promote digital tech among Indian traders

BANGALORE, INDIA: MasterCard and the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) has announced a joint initiative to promote the digitization of payments among Indian traders. MasterCard and CAIT will organize a series of trainings and educational sessions called “Master Your

“Innovate for Digital India Challenge” aims to address local needs

BANGALORE, INDIA: Intel in India and the Department of Science and Technology has announced the call for entries for the Intel & DST- “Innovate for Digital India Challenge”. The challenge is aimed at fostering a culture of innovation, create solutions

International orgs keen to invest in Indian smart cities

NEW DELHI, INDIA:  The Prime Minister’s vision for ‘Smart Cities’ has received considerable support and wide spread interest from countries and international organizations to explore investment and collaborative opportunities with India. In the ongoing Smart Cities India 2015 expo in New Delhi, Poland

SBI and Amazon to drive adoption of e and m commerce

NEW DELHI, INDIA: SBI and Amazon.in has signed a Memorandum of Understanding, identifying areas of cooperation to build a digital India which meets the aspirations of the next generation of customers and small businesses. SBI and Amazon.in will develop trusted

Building tomorrow’s digital nations

Deepak Pelluru Does a ‘Nation’ need a strategy? Do the principles of competitive advantage that apply to business firms equally apply to ‘nations’ as well? In this increasing interdependent world where nations compete among themselves on various fronts, the answer

Chhattisgarh and MAIT sign MoU to promote ESDM

NEW DELHI, INDIA: MAIT in India has signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Chhattisgarh Infotech Promotion Society (CHiPS), the nodal agency for Electronics, IT and ITeS in Chhatisgarh. The MoU aims at contributing to the establishment of ‘Electronics System

Amdocs partners with NASSCOM to establish digital centres

PUNE, INDIA: Amdocs, has announced that it is partnering with NASSCOM Foundation to establish National Digital Literacy Mission (NDLM) centers in Gurgaon and Pune. The centers is expected to train more than 3000 under-privileged people this year to become digitally

Smart cities to create $30- $40 billion business opportunity: Nasscom

NEW DELHI, INDIA: National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom ) said that the government’s smart cities programme can create business opportunity of USD 30-40 billion for the IT industry over the next 5- 10 years. “ ICT could