Govt To Set Up Innovation Challenge For Companies To Create A Video Conferencing Solution

With the aim of developing a comprehensive video conferencing solution in India, which can compete with the current popular global products, the government of India has announced an innovation challenge for video conferencing solution under the Digital India initiative.  In…

Indian Government Launches Dedicated Twitter Account For Busting Myths & Sharing Accurate COVID-19 Updates

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, India has recently launched their dedicated Twitter handle in order to share accurate and correct news, updates and awareness about the novel coronavirus. The trending hashtag by the government is #IndiaFightsCorona and named its…

How Facial Recognition Is Becoming The Indian Government’s New Best Friend

From hovering drones to hawk-eyed CCTV cameras, Indians by 2020 have become used to being surveilled. Facial recognition, one of the booming, yet controversial technologies, is being harnessed by the Government on a large scale. According to reports, the facial…

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…

How Indian Government’s AI-centric Schemes Are Boosting The Startup Ecosystem

The Indian Government has been playing a pivotal role in boosting AI development in India through a number of schemes. According to sources, India ranks third in the world in terms of high-quality research publications related to AI. Indian government…

From Catching Murderers To Empowering Citizens, Indian Govt Rode The AI Train Successfully In 2018

  With layers of bureaucratic hurdles and archaic public systems, efficient governance can be a challenge in India. Many a time, citizens dread to approach public offices owing to their lacklustre attitude. However, this perception about the government is slowly…

How The Indian Government Is Using Machine Learning And Big Data For Better Metrics

For a country as big as India, being able to get the data right, is a herculean task. At least before data analytics can come into picture and made things accurate not just by intuition but with numbers to back…

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