Tag Archives: Digital India

Digital India: From Celebs to Leaders Who Changed Their Facebook Profile Pic to Tricolor

Social media users are wondering why many users including celebrities, leaders and many others are changing their profile picture to a tricolor filter. This all started with Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg who has changed his profile picture using a filter to support Digital India, the Indian government’s effort to connect rural communities to the internet. In response Prime Minister Narendra Modi ...

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DGFT launches online fee payment facility

In keeping with the Digital India vision, DGFT has taken to the online today with the launch of the facility of online payment of application fees through Credit/Debit cards and electronic fund transfer from 53 Banks (See List). The facility of online payment was launched by Commerce Secretary Ms. Rita A.Teaotia. The Directorate General of Foreign Trade(DGFT) said online filing ...

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C-DOT to Launch New Solar Powered WiFi Products, 100 GBPS ofc Monday

State-owned tech developer C-DOT is gearing up to launch 4 broadband products on July 6, as part of the Digital India initiative, which include solar powered WiFi system and 100 GBPS optical fibre cable. In addition, the long distance WiFi system includes C-DOT’s next generation network (NGN) for state-owned telecom MTNL network and the products will be launched on Monday ...

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India, US to collaborate on ‘Digital India’ initiative

India and the US have agreed to strengthen collaboration between the two governments and the private sector in the field of information and communications technology (ICT) that would help in implementation of the ‘Digital India’ programme. The meeting of the US-India ICT Working Group, which promotes development in the ICT sector for mutual benefit, was held in Washington Jan 14-15. ...

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Idukki District of Kerala to Get India’s First High Speed NOFN Connectivity Today

The first hi-speed rural broadband network of India will be commissioned in Idukki district, a high range in Kerala, on Monday. Minister for Communications & IT, Ravi Shankar Prasad will commission India’s the network today at a function in Thiruvananthapuram. The network, which is under Digital India Programme, would open up new avenues for small access service providers including mobile ...

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Microsoft CEO Nadella meets Narendra Modi to Kick Start Digital Partnership with India

Global tech giant Microsoft’s Indian-origin CEO Satya Nadella has met Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi, within six months after similar high-profile visit by Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg and Amazon’s Jeff Bezos. Nadella is keen to partner with the ‘Digital India’ and ‘Make in India’ programmes of the Modi government. “It’s always fantastic for me personally to be in India and the conversation ...

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Centre to Link Mobile SIM with Aadhaar

The central government is working hard to link mobile SIM with the Unique Identification (UID) number or Aadhaar, a senior official said on Monday in New Delhi. "The prime minister has directed us to link the SIM of the mobiles with the Unique Id. We are working on that issue and I am sure we will be able to resolve ...

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