Realising ‘Self-Reliant’ India: How AI Will Play A Key Role In Strategic Sectors

Recognising AI’s potential to transform the economy and the need for India to strategise its approach, Government of India’s policy think tank, NITI Aayog established the National Program on AI in 2018-19 with a view to guiding the research and…

Government Of India Launches eGramSwaraj App To Help Villages Go Digital

Prime minister Narendra Modi has launched a new eGramSwaraj portal for Panchayat Raj system in the country. The portal has been launched along with Swamitva Scheme for the panchayat raj. According to the official statement, the portal is going to…

Arogya Setu App Gets Revised Privacy Policy

The Arogya Setu app was launched earlier this month by the government for people to self-assess COVID-19 symptoms and the possibility of them contracting the virus. It has now received a revised privacy policy, along with some minor updates. In…

MyGov Launched Coronavirus Helpdesk Chatbot On Facebook Messenger To Get Update Information

After launching a chatbot with WhatsApp to share coronavirus related information, the Ministry of Health along with MyGov has launched a ‘corona Helpdesk’ chatbot on Facebook Messenger for providing updates and information about COVID-19. The corona helpdesk chatbot has been…

Technology Development Board Invites Tech Proposals To Fight COVID-19

Bengaluru: The Technology Development Board (TDB), a body that falls under the Department of Science and Technology has invited proposals from Indian organizations to come up with new protective measures and pieces of equipment such as home-based respiratory systems for…

How India Dealt With Cyberattacks In 2019

Cyberattacks are rife in India, only the US and China are placed higher on this list. Bangalore, Mumbai, Delhi are among states which receives the highest traffic. In the first quarter of 2019, 48% of the total attack was recorded…

9 Cybersecurity Policies & Initiatives By Indian Govt In 2019

In the attempt of creating a ‘cyber-secure nation’ for businesses and individuals, the government of India is reportedly set to unveil its cybersecurity strategy policy in January 2020 to achieve the target of a $5 trillion economy.  Speaking at a…

7 Indian Union Ministries Who Have Embraced Artificial Intelligence Big Time

It is no secret that Artificial intelligence has seeped into citizen’s lives. On a larger scale, AI in India has also become a crucial part of numerous government initiatives. The NDA-led BJP government has put enough importance towards new technologies…

Govt To Release Landmark Industrial Policy In May, To Focus On New Tech: Reports

Union Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu may release a new industrial policy this May. The policy, which will set a record for being the third major intervention after the industrial policies of 1956 and 1991, will reportedly seek to…

Directorate General Of Analytics & Risk Management To Fall Under CBIC

Following the key announcement that the Government of India set up a new Analytics and Risk Management wing under the indirect taxes body, now the Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) has been renamed as Central Board of Indirect…

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