MEITY to award women entrepreneurs in the software products space
The government has recently come up with a draft policy for software products in an effort to create boost the software products space in the country. Meity has partnered with IT industry body Nasscom for the awards.
MeitY builds a startup hub for stakeholders
The ‘social media platform for startups’ will bring together existing programmes & connect firms ...
Data Protection Bill likely to be placed in Parliament in winter session: Official
The new law will prescribe some penalties and compensation...
MEITY launches Smart-board for effective monitoring of the key programmes
The Smart-board is aimed to be a single window access for Centre, State or District specific projects implemented by MeitY.
India ‘vindicated’ on WhatsApp traceability after US, UK, Australia write to Facebook: MeitY
This, senior Indian government officials said, validates India’s position on traceability in Facebook-owned WhatsApp, something it has been articulating since over a year, following several deaths due to mob lynching.
MeitY to push for more sops to lure electronic makers
The incentives will help India wean manufacturers away from countries such as China.
HDFC Bank, ICICI, others in MeitY’s digital good books
Government looks to achieve 40 billion digital transactions in the current financial year.
FPIs move MeitY against data bill, seek exemption
FPIs are mainly concerned about categorisation of all types of financial information as sensitive data under the new law.
DSCI, MeitY and Google India join hands for 'Digital Payment Abhiyan'
IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad launched the campaign that will educate end-users on the benefits of making digital payments.
MeitY, DPIIT urge lower GST on ACs, high-end TVs
This is the first time that the ministry and DPIIT have pushed for a reduction in GST on these products.
MeitY may allow more time to spike toxic online content
Under new guidelines in the works, social media firms may get 36 hours to axe unlawful content
MeitY pings UIDAI on Aadhaar-social media linking
As of now, Aadhaar can be linked only to govt welfare schemes and subsidies that are funded out of the Consolidated Fund of India.
IT Ministry partners Google on 'Build for Digital India'
Google will offer mentorship sessions in product design, strategy and technology to the most promising products and prototypes.
New law needed for Aadhaar-social media linkage: UIDAI
Aadhaar Act only allows the use of Aadhaar for schemes and subsidies which are funded out of Consolidated Fund of India.
MeitY seeks views on non-personal data
Government may also leave it to ministries to define what data should come under policy.
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