NITI Aayog junks draft policy stressing on local manufacturing of electronics and floats paper favouring an export-related plan for developing coastal economic zones
Govt panel to draft rules that will spell out what data cos like Gmail and WhatsApp must store, in which format, and for how long.
Prasad also talks about the need to balance key legislation and freedom of the internet, along with his strategy for Digital India.
Prasad said there was unanimity within the ruling BJP on the matter and added that it was “politics-neutral” because India is a secular country and not a “theocracy”.
Agency wants private firms to build multiple solutions for different sectors
Govt to form a committee to suggest changes to the law to make it in sync with the times
Google also unveiled the G Suite which was previously called Google Apps for Work and encompasses enterprise apps such Gmail, Docs, Drive, Calendar, Hangouts, and more.
David Lawee, head of Google Capital told ET that it already has 10% of its portfolio in India and considers the opportunity in India to be massive.
Google in talks with government to partner for Aadhaar, UPI: Caesar Sengupta, Vice President, Next billion users at Google
"We’re huge fans of the Indian stack — Aadhaar, UPI (unified payments interface) — it’s transforming," he said.
Amazon Web Services, which set up its cloud computing data centre in Mumbai in June this year, is betting big on the Indian market.
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