e governance

‘Digital Super Highway’ launched for panchayats in Kerala


September 21st, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 21 (IANS) Technology-driven governance got a major boost in Kerala with a 'Digital Super Highway', enabling unlimited data sharing between panchayats in a secure mode, becoming a reality ... Read more...

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Kerala development model is sustainable: Experts


September 12th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 12 (IANS) Panelists at the Emerging Kerala 2012 Global Connect conference here Wednesday agreed that investment by the state in delivering healthcare and education to achieve higher human ... Read more...

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Kerala to lease out land to private IT developers


August 13th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 13 (IANS) A departure from developer of information technology (IT) infrastructure to lessor model and focus on spreading e-governance activities across the state are going to be the ... Read more...

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NIIT Tech to set up e-auction platform for tobacco board


August 1st, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 1 (IANS) Leading IT solutions provider NIIT Technologies bagged a Rs.35-crore deal to set up a electronic auction (e-auction) platform for the state-run India Tobacco Board in Karnataka ... Read more...

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UP to provide broadband service to all panchayats


July 31st, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 31 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Tuesday decided to go ahead with the National Optical Fibre Network (NOFN) project under which all village panchayats (councils) in the state ... Read more...

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PMO attempts to blunt Anna’s protest campaign (Lead)


July 24th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) With Anna Hazare giving an ultimatum for the Jan Lokpal Bill to be brought in parliament this session, the government Tuesday listed some of ... Read more...

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E-governance can reduce corruption: Meghalaya governor


July 20th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 20 (IANS) Exhorting all stakeholders to use technology as agent of progress and embrace change, Meghalaya Governor R.S. Mooshahary Friday said e-governance can reduce corruption and improve accountability."IT ... Read more...

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Don’t give Microsoft back-door entry, warns Achuthanandan


July 4th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 4 (IANS) Kerala's Leader of Opposition and veteran CPI-M leader V.S. Achuthanandan has warned Chief Minister Oommen Chandy against IT giant Microsoft getting a back-door entry into the ... Read more...

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Three-year extension to criminal tracking network (Lead)


June 14th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The union cabinet Thursday approved a home ministry proposal to extend the duration of implementing the crime and criminal tracking network and system (CCTNS) ... Read more...

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Three-year extension to criminal tracking network


June 14th, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The union cabinet Thursday approved a home ministry proposal to extend the duration of the crime and criminal tracking network and system (CCTNS) project ... Read more...

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UP to pilot national single window for investors


June 7th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 7 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Thursday agreed to be a pilot state in an eBiz (e-governance) project of the central government which aims at providing single-window clearance to prospective ... Read more...

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Free drugs and more to mark UDF anniversary


June 4th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 4 (IANS) Those in Kerala who do not fall in the income tax category can from now on get free medicines.The government will subsidize this scheme by levying ... Read more...

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Northeast India’s fifth software technology park in Tripura


May 28th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 28 (IANS) The Tripura government, supported by the Software Technology Park of India (STPI), is setting up a Software Technology Park(STP) to boost information technology in northeast India ... Read more...

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EMC Data solution to automate government work


May 3rd, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore (Karnataka), May 3 (IANS) EMC Data Storage Systems (India) will provide its new work flow solution to two government organisations which will be deployed by Wipro Infosystems and Daffodil ... Read more...

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Foreign firms keen to manufacture Aakash 2 in India: Sibal


April 17th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Communications Minister Kapil Sibal Tuesday said many foreign companies have shown interest in manufacturing the second version of the low-cost tablet Aakash 2 in India."We ... Read more...

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BSNL launces six internet data centres for cloud services


April 16th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) State-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) Monday launched its internet data centres (IDCs) in six cities to offer managed hosting and cloud services in collaboration ... Read more...

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New protocol to help Indians workers in UAE


April 4th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Aiming to streamline the registration of 1.7 million Indian contract workers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), India and the UAE Wednesday signed a protocol ... Read more...

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Telecom links in all Indian villages by 2014: BSNL


March 25th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 25 (IANS) State-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has undertaken an ambitious Rs.20,000 crore project to establish telecom links in all villages across India and to take e-governance ... Read more...

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Government working to get information on black money: President


March 12th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) The government had taken steps to open channels for wider information on black money from foreign countries, President Pratibha Patil said Monday and stressed ... Read more...

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Microsoft keen to set up centres in Tamil Nadu


March 7th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 6 (IANS) Global software giant Microsoft International Tuesday expressed interest in setting up cloud computing centres in Tamil Nadu in a meeting with Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa.Microsoft International president ... Read more...

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Computer literacy made must for Karnataka government staff


February 17th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 17 (IANS) Tech-savvy Karnataka will offer Rs.5,000 per annum to its government employees for becoming computer literate, as knowledge of using computers has been made compulsory for its ... Read more...

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Long way to go to ensure probity: PM


February 3rd, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday said the government had taken several legal and administrative measures to curb corruption in the past year but there ... Read more...

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Norwegian delegation to study decentralised governance


January 11th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) A Norwegian delegation is on a four-day visit to India to study the functioning of decentralised governance under a mutual cooperation programme on local self-governance, ... Read more...

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Fourth conference on open software on in Kerala capital


December 27th, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 27 (IANS) The fourth international Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) Conference, Kerala, got under way here Tuesday.The three-day conference was inaugurated by the release of doves as ... Read more...

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Sibal meets social media companies over content screening


December 15th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) After enraging netizens with his proposed screening measures to root out objectionable content from internet, Communications Minister Kapil Sibal Thursday met representatives of social ... Read more...

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Will provide all support to IT sector: Mamata


December 8th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 8 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday called upon industrialists to generously invest in the IT sector in the state, saying her government was ready ... Read more...

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Premji meets Mamata, promises Rs.800-crore second campus


December 7th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 7 (IANS) IT major Wipro Technologies chairman Azim Premji Wednesday indicated to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee that the company would pump in Rs.700 crore-Rs.800 crore ... Read more...

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Sabyasachi Patra is new MAIT executive director


December 6th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Hardware manufacturers' association for information technology (MAIT) Tuesday appointed Sabyasachi Patra as its executive director.Patra succeeds Ashwini Aggarwal. He will help the association in implementing ... Read more...

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Connect 2011 to start in Chennai Dec 20


November 28th, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 28 (IANS) The 11th edition of Connect 2011, the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) event of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) will be held here from Dec ... Read more...

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Passport officers’ meet to kick off Tuesday


November 27th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna will Tuesday open a two-day conference of passport officers from all over the country that aims at streamlining the ... Read more...

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Central scheme tracks one crore pregnant women


October 29th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) The health ministry's e-governance initiative of tracking pregnant women hit a record mark of one crore Saturday, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said.Azad said that ... Read more...

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For transparency, Bengal minister forbids meeting on tenders


October 28th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 28 (IANS) In a novel way to ensure transparency, a West Bengal minister has put up a sign outside his office at the state secretariat Writers' Buildings, ... Read more...

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Bengal gets its first e-collectorate


October 19th, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Barasat (West Bengal), Oct 19 (IANS) In a step towards promoting e-governance, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday inaugurated the state's first e-collectorate in North 24 Parganas district.Soon ... Read more...

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South Korean officials learn e-governance in UAE


September 24th, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 23 (IANS/WAM) A 17-member South Korean official delegation visited the UAE to learn e-governance.The visitors comprised of officials who hold key positions in the South Korean government, ... Read more...

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Working groups set up for Bengal’s IT sector


September 17th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 17 (IANS) National Innovation Council head Sam Pitroda, who is also chairman of a panel for the development of IT industries in West Bengal, set up working ... Read more...

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