Digital India

IT spending in the Indian government sector is projected to reach USD 8.5 billion in 2018, an increase of 8.9% from 2017 estimated spending of USD 7.8 billion, according to the latest forecast by...
Nov 15, 2017
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India has over 460 million internet users in India. The rise in internet awareness and literacy keeps this number is growing everyday. However, factors such as network shutdowns, cyberattacks,...
Nov 14, 2017
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Launched on July 1, 2015, the Digital India initiative of Prime Minister Narendra Modi generated a good deal of euphoria. The aim of this ambitious project is to create an empowered society and...
Sep 14, 2017
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While following an ongoing tweetchat on #Blockchain, I came across a tweet by The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, who took up office on 9 May 2016. It was a vacancy for the most sought after role in...
May 04, 2017
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The security landscape is changing so fast, that every day seems like you are preparing for combat.   While the CEOs of the world are busy bringing about digital transformation and changing the...
Apr 07, 2017
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No one forgets a breach.   In October 2016, what is being touted as the 'biggest ever breach of financial data in India', as many as 3.2 million debit cards were compromised. Of the cards breaches,...
Feb 11, 2017
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Taking a cue from his boss, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, decided to liberally give a facelift to his budget presentation for 2017-18 on 1st Feb 2017. The speech, laden...
Feb 01, 2017
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Move over smart cities. The country will soon have digital villages.   Yes, Digital Village is the next big plan likely to be announced by the central government under its Digital India initiative...
Dec 19, 2016
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Juan Carlos Combariza, Director of Business Strategy WW CA-Offers & Marketing and Rajan Rahi, Sr. Vice President, HCL in conversation with Sachin Nandkishor Mhashilkar, CIO&Leader on the...
Dec 08, 2016
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India has slipped three positions in the ICT Development Indicators (IDI) ranking released this week by International Telecommunications Union (ITU). India ranks 138 among 175 nations ranked in the...
Nov 25, 2016
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  The government in India is on pace to spend USD 7.2 billion on IT products and services in 2016, an increase of 2.4% over 2015, according to Gartner. This forecast includes spending on internal...
Oct 04, 2016
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A third and final list of Smart Cities has been announced by the Minister of Urban Development, M. Venkaiah Naidu at New Delhi. Out of the 63 cities that took part, only 27 cities have been selected...
Sep 20, 2016
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When the Modi government advertised itself as a digital sarkar, hopes and self-image of India surged up. While the ease of doing business and some fundamental governance issues have been addressed...
Sep 20, 2016
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Last week, the United States created a new Federal Chief Information Security Officer position and appointed retired Air Force office Brigadier Gregory Touhill to it. The creation of the position was...
Sep 12, 2016
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Manoj Sinha, minister of communications, called for holistic planning rather than piecemeal approach to achieve the vision of Digital India.   The very existence of the country will be at stake if...
Aug 10, 2016
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The Digital India program of the Indian Government is centered around three key vision areas: digital infrastructure as a utility to every citizen; governance & services on demand and digital...
Oct 07, 2015
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