Digital India

Kanpur, Mar 9 (PTI) Uttar Pradesh Police will launch a web based crime mapping system on April 1 for "preventive policing" in the state, under which information of all cases registered in last five...
Mar 09, 2016
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New Delhi, Mar 9 (PTI) Lt Governor Najeeb Jung today launched an app, Find x Toilet, that helps locate a toilet nearest to one's current location as well as allows users to rate the quality and...
Mar 09, 2016
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New Delhi, Mar 9 (PTI) Those visiting the Delhi Secretariat can now avail unlimited free wi-fi facility. The service has been launched by the IT department of the Delhi government and will be...
Mar 09, 2016
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New Delhi, Mar 8 (PTI) Seeking to promote women entrepreneurs, particularly from rural parts of the country, government today launched a first-of-its-kind website that would offer them a platform to...
Mar 08, 2016
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New Delhi, Mar 7 (PTI) The North Delhi Municipal Corporation will soon launch digitisation of records of about 3.5 lakh properties under its jurisdiction in a move aimed at scientific management of...
Mar 07, 2016
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Hyderabad, Mar 7 (PTI) The 'Cashless Enforcement in Traffic Management' would be soon extended to all the districts in Telangana, state Director General of Police Anurag Sharma said today. The...
Mar 07, 2016
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New Delhi, Mar 4 (PTI) A legislation to provide statutory backing to Aadhaar for use for transferring government subsidies and benefits was introduced in Lok Sabha today as a money bill amidst...
Mar 04, 2016
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New Delhi, March 4 (PTI) About 1.5 lakh patients have benefited from the online registration system (ORS) which was launched in AIIMS in New Delhi last year, the government today said. "ORS has...
Mar 04, 2016
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Panchkula, March 4 (PTI) Union Minister for Communications and Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad today announced to set up a Centre of Software Technology Park of India and Centre of National Institute...
Mar 04, 2016
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New Delhi, Mar 4 (PTI) The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has asked schools to encourage students, teachers and parents to download the 'Narendra Modi mobile app' so that they can share...
Mar 04, 2016
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New Delhi, Mar 3 (PTI) Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram today launched the revamped website of National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) here. Speaking on the occasion, the Minister...
Mar 03, 2016
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New Delhi, Mar 3 (PTI) In yet another step aimed at reducing interface between taxman and the taxpayer, CBDT has notified a new form for e-filing the first appeal before a designated department...
Mar 03, 2016
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New Delhi, Mar 3 (PTI) In order to help people hit by card or banking frauds, the government and RBI will take steps for immediate crediting back of money to their accounts in blocked mode, and...
Mar 03, 2016
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New Delhi, Mar 2 (PTI) The Income Tax department is using non-intrusive technology to tackle cases of "understatement" in tax returns filed by higher income groups and those in the super-rich...
Mar 03, 2016
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Vijayawada, March 2 (PTI) Andhra Pradesh Cabinet today approved the first-of-its-kind policy on Internet of Things (IoT) with the prime objective of turning the state into an IoT Hub by 2020 and...
Mar 03, 2016
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New Delhi, Feb 24 (PTI) In a bid to improve the efficiency of 181 women's helpline, the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) has decided to integrate it with Mahila Panchayat and Mobile Helpline...
Feb 24, 2016
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New Delhi, Feb 24 (PTI) The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has started sending SMS and email alerts to remind central government departments about pending corruption cases in order to timely...
Feb 24, 2016
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New Delhi, Feb 24 (PTI) A Rs 4,909 crore project for computerisation and networking of 1.55 lakh post offices across the country is being implemented by the government, Lok Sabha was informed on...
Feb 24, 2016
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Lucknow, Feb 24 (PTI) To deal with rising cases of cyber crime, the Uttar Pradesh government is considering a separate cyber crime law at the state level. "The government has directed the state...
Feb 24, 2016
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Barcelona, Feb 24 (PTI) Sector regulator Trai has put forth recommendations to the Department of Telecom (DoT) to allow electronic KYC of Aadhaar as one of the valid documents for getting a new...
Feb 24, 2016
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New Delhi, Feb 23 (PTI) Taking note of the spate of phishing and cheat refund emails landing in inboxes of taxpayers, the Income Tax department has referred over 100 such instances to the country's...
Feb 23, 2016
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Chandigarh, Feb 23 (PTI) The Haryana government has decided to launch eServices for Promotion of Science Education scholarship and Haryana State Council for Science and Technology fellowship...
Feb 23, 2016
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Visakhapatnam, Feb 18 (PTI) Union Minister for Communication and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad today said Andhra Pradesh would be developed as a major electronics hub, and announced...
Feb 19, 2016
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Sehore (MP), Feb 18 (PTI) A digital platform for enabling farmers to sell their produce at a better rate anywhere in the country will be launched on April 14, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced...
Feb 19, 2016
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New Delhi, Feb 18 (PTI) A bill is set to be brought in the Budget session of Parliament to amend two electoral laws to allow the conduct of a limited delimitation exercise in West Bengal for...
Feb 18, 2016
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New Delhi, Feb 17 (PTI) In a move which would assist in decision-making and policy formation on environment-related issues, the government today launched a website and mobile application for...
Feb 17, 2016
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Mumbai, Feb 17 (PTI) As India embraces a digital revolution, its financial system needs to further strengthen its technology to effectively deal with cyber security threats, Reserve Bank Deputy...
Feb 17, 2016
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Shimla, Feb 17 (PTI) Aadhaar card would not be a mandatory condition for obtaining digital ration cards, Himachal Pradesh minister G S Bali said today. People in the state have been asked to verify...
Feb 17, 2016
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New Delhi, Feb 11 (PTI) Power discoms in the capital have taken the social media route to share and disseminate information with its consumers on a real time basis, while also taking cognisance of...
Feb 11, 2016
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Kolkata, Feb 11 (PTI) India's first ever integrated climate cell at Kolkata Municipal Corporation is in the process of activating a mobile app for citizens that will give them alerts during natural...
Feb 11, 2016
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New Delhi, Feb 10 (PTI) Having barred discriminatory pricing of data services, the regulator Trai today warned of much stricter action against errant telecom operators if the existing penalty...
Feb 10, 2016
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Muscat, Feb 10 (PTI) A offline mobile app launched by the Indian mission here to provide assistance to Indian workers in the Gulf region, particularly in Oman, has been downloaded by 10,000...
Feb 10, 2016
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New Delhi, Feb 10 (PTI) Seeking to facilitate patients in maintaining their medical history and create a real-time data on diseases, Delhi government is mulling introducing health identity cards...
Feb 10, 2016
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Mumbai, Feb 10 (PTI) Maharashtra government today approved the electronics policy for the state which includes special incentives to start new units and also for Semiconductor Wafer Fabrication (FAB...
Feb 10, 2016
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New Delhi, Feb 9 (PTI) Backing Net neutrality, telecom watchdog Trai on Monday barred operators from charging different rates for Internet access based on content, dealing a blow to Facebook's...
Feb 09, 2016
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New Delhi, Feb 8 (PTI) The Delhi Police will soon start using space technology for live crime mapping and adopting a "predictive policing" mechanism being developed in partnership with the Indian...
Feb 08, 2016
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New Delhi, Feb 8 (PTI) All six district courts in Delhi will have Wi-Fi facility in the next 3-4 months. Firefly, a joint venture firm of Airtel and Vodafone, has received the order to install Wi-...
Feb 08, 2016
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Boston, Feb 8 (PTI) With India placing high priority to cyber security, the government is in talks with a number of countries, including the US, for co-operation to check cyber espionage and other...
Feb 08, 2016
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New Delhi, Feb 8 (PTI) Suspected Pakistan-based groups have hacked the official web portal of the Indian Revenue Service (IRS) belonging to the Income Tax department. Officials said the website--...
Feb 08, 2016
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Jammu, Feb 8 (PTI) Government offices in Jammu and Kashmir will have Aadhaar based biometric attendance system in position by March 31 this year. This was disclosed during the first meeting of...
Feb 08, 2016
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Mumbai, Jan 29 (PTI) Mumbai Police Commissioner Ahmed Javed, who is due to retire on January 31, today took to Twitter to interact with citizens. Javed, a 1980-batch IPS officer, whose next...
Jan 29, 2016
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New Delhi, Jan 29 (PTI) All police stations in Delhi will have specialised cells in around two more weeks for investigating online fraud whose number is rising, Delhi Police Commissioner B S Bassi...
Jan 29, 2016
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Mumbai, Jan 29 (PTI) In a first-of-its-kind initiative in the country, Maharashtra's Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has started issuing all sale licenses for medicines through online application...
Jan 29, 2016
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Bhubaneswar, Jan 28 (PTI) The Odisha government today decided to spread fibre optics down to the level of gram panchayats. This was decided at a meeting between Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and...
Jan 28, 2016
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New Delhi, Jan 28 (PTI) The CBDT has developed a new easy to use software after taxpayers complained of problems in filing I-T returns with digital signatures. Taxpayers had recently reported that...
Jan 28, 2016
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Jammu, Jan 28 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi today reviewed progress on solar parks and Aadhaar schemes in various states including Jammu and Kashmir through a video conference. Modi today...
Jan 28, 2016
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Mumbai, Jan 28 (PTI) The race to gain competitive advantage and improve efficiency through better use of information is leading to a sharp increase in number of Chief Data Officers (CDOs) and 90 per...
Jan 28, 2016
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New Delhi, Jan 28 (PTI) Aiming for faster delivery of passports, the government today said that police verification will take place after the travel document is issued, provided certain identity...
Jan 28, 2016
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Jamshedpur, Jan 11 (PTI) The union government is working on issuing a unique identification number for the workforce engaged in unorganised sector to facilitate them to access social schemes and...
Jan 11, 2016
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Kolkata, Jan 11 (PTI) To get rid of touts and help citizens in its 144 wards across the city with hassle-free registration of births and deaths, the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) is all set to...
Jan 11, 2016
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