FORBESINDIA JUL-2018 It’s not without reason that the phrase ‘papad belna’ denotes hard work. Or as Manisha Abhang of Karandi village, about 35 km from Pune, calls it, ‘traas’. Faced with the problem of how she and other women from her village could make this task easier,
TIMESOFINDIA APR-2018 Dudhli village is set to become the first gram panchayat in Uttarakhand district to be fully Wi-Fi. Work is ongoing at the village in Doiwala, CM Trivendra Singh Rawat’s constituency, under Centre’s Digital India scheme. Optical fibre cables are being laid and utility poles are being installed. The work is expected to finish by the end of the month.
ANII JUNE-2017: With the ongoing digital drive in India, the number of users opting for online banking is expected to double to reach 150 million mark by 2020, from the current 45 million active urban online banking users in India, according to a report drafted by Facebook and The Boston Consulting Group (BCG).
DNAINDIA/PTI MAY-2017. Farmers in Uttar Pradesh are increasingly adopting Prime Minister Narendra Modi's digital India initiative and taking help of social media to seek redressal of their problems, State Cooperative Minister Mukut Bihari Verma said here on Wednesay.
TIMESOFINDIA/TNN APR-2017. To realize the 'Digital India' and 'Green India' dreams of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a group of city's young professionals has developed a fully digital plant pot, probably the first of its kind. The unique pot can automatically provide water to hundreds of plants at a time without any manual effort.
ECONOMICSTIMES JAN-2016. Technology systems, architecture and infrastructure are mature enough to enable the billion or so adults in India to transact digitally.It's now a matter of increasing awareness, says Nilekani Is India's economy prepared to shift from cash to a `less-cash' model that the government has been talking about since demonetisation? Yes, says Nandan Nilekani...
FINANCIALEXPRESS/TNN JAN-2016. Inspired by Prime Minister's Digital India campaign, a group of city's young professionals have developed a 'predetermined digital aquarium', probably the first of its kind. The aquarium, which was recently inaugurated by Union minister Nitin Gadkari, has been developed by 'Designitezy.com' — a firm set-up by Nagpur and Pune-based engineering graduates.
TIMESOFINDIA/TNN JAN-2016. In a bid to promote less cash economy, the government on Monday said small traders and businesses with a turnover of up to Rs 2 crore will pay less tax if they accept payments through banking and digital means.
THEHINDU NOV-2016. A tech genius from Alwar district of Rajasthan, who was praised by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his Wembley Stadium address in London last year, has been roped in by the Union Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology to work with its human resource development (HRD) arm.
THEHINDU NOV-2016. Manoj Sinha, who took charge of the Telecom Ministry this July, is not just concerned about fewer call drops for telecom consumers, but also about the quality of data services they get. Excerpts from an interview:
TIMESOFINDIA NOV-2016. Five government school teachers in Uttarakhand are on a mission to ensure that government schools in the state have a presence on cyberspace. The group is helping schools launch their individual websites so that academic data can be stored and students can seek help on the web from teachers.
INDIANEXPRESS/PTI AUG-2016. In an attempt to promote digital literacy among villagers under the Digital India campaign, Hirachuni, a small village, about 23 kms from here in East Singhbhum district of Jharkhand has been identified for the purpose.