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ICT including Services

  • 10 % duty as announced in Budget 2014 will add to capex burden by Rs 1,000 crore: Cellular Operators Association of India. Read More
  • Rakesh Garg Presently principal secretary in Uttar Pradesh has been appointed as new telecom secretary replacing Mr. Farooqui retired on June 30. Read More
  • Telecom sector regulator Trai has notified that the minimum broadband speed has been raised to 512 kilobytes per second (kbps) from the earlier 256kbps. Read More
  • The Government is planning to introduce a new category of licence that will enable cable TV players and DTH operators to offer broadband services in the country. Read More
  • “Prime Minister Narendra Modi has set a target of providing broadband connectivity to 2.5 lakh local bodies (spread over six lakh villages) across the country over the next three years, with 50,000 this (fiscal) year and one lakh each over the next two years,”Read More
  • The central government has stressed the need to improve digital connectivity to provide better governance, thereby helping the domestic ICT industry. Read More
  • Industry leaders are of the view that cloud computing is becoming a game-changer for Indian information technology services companies. As much as 20-25 per cent of large outsourcing deals now involve cloud computing. Read More
  • The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) has asked the Department of Telecom (DoT) to address the issues of the telecom and IT industries on various policies related to product certification, testing and import duties. Read More
  • The government allocated Rs 500 crore for its ‘Digital India’ initiative to set up broadband network in villages and promote local manufacturing of hardware software. Read More
  • COAI today said Vodafone India’s CEO and Managing Director Marten Pieters has been elected as the Chairman of the industry body for 2014-15. Read More
Latest News

•National Logistics Policy introduces Unified Logistics Interface Platform, Standardization, Monitoring framework and skill development for greater efficiency in logistics services.. Read More

•SGS, the world’s leading testing, inspection and certificate company, opens one of India’s largest laboratories for automotive quality testing in Chakan, PuneRead more

•BIS signs MoU with Technical institutions for active engagement of academia in standards formulation. Read more

•India is world’s fastest growing innovation ecosystem: Minister of State for Skill Development, Entrepreneurship, Electronics, and Information Technology. Read more

•High-level panel approves 32 beneficiaries under Production Linked Incentives (PLI) scheme for large scale electronics.Read more

•India, Sweden collaborates for sustainable future via innovation projects and on reaching green energy targets.Read more

•Climate Action: India to set up two carbon capture and utilisation centres. Read more

Policy

 

DPIIT is considering making the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) as the certifying and enforcing authority for lighters.Read more

Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs launches 2 key initiatives – City Finance Rankings and City Beauty Competition, to take India’s Urban Rejuvenation journey to next level. Read More

Artificial Intelligence to act as catalyst in India’s transformation into a developed nation by 2047: Union Minister of Commerce and Industry. Read more

Cabinet approves modifications in scheme for development of semiconductors and display manufacturing ecosystem.Read more