MEITY STARTUP HUB
MeitY builds a startup hub for stakeholders
The ‘social media platform for startups’ will bring together existing programmes & connect firms to the right talent, mentor or VC fund.
India can develop as a centre for software products and deep technology: Prasad
"There are 23,000 startups and 800 are technological startu...
Ecosystem in place for a software hub: Ravi Shankar Prasad
The entire ecosystem of payments & favourable policies are already in place for In...
MEITY to award women entrepreneurs in the software products space
The government has recently come up with a draft policy for software products in an effort to create boost the software products space in the country. Meity has partnered with IT industry body Nasscom for the awards.
FPIs move MeitY against data bill, seek exemption
FPIs are mainly concerned about categorisation of all types of financial information as sensitive data under the new law.
MeitY wants fresh incentives for electronics manufacturers
MeitY has proposed fresh incentives to boost electronics manufacturing in India.
MeitY may not include E-commerce data in privacy bill
MeitY may reject DPIIT proposal to include ecommerce data in the proposed Personal Data Protection Bill.
Qualcomm India extends design challenge to MeitY supported startups
The collaboration would focus on enabling overall growth of startups and development of soft skills, knowledge base, and opportunities to connect with domain experts.
Centre begins groundwork for 100 innovation centres
The innovation centres would be used as tinkering laboratories to solve urban issues, including traffic congestion, mosquito breeding, stray dog menace or pollution due to local industries.
TikTok ban to stay, HC names counsel to evaluate its impact
EXPERT TAKE: Madras High Court appoints senior advocate Arvind Datar as the independent counsel.
Government moots 6-point formula to boost digital payments
The departments were told that saturating and bringing all merchants on board the Bhim-UPI QR platform is “a very imerportant activity”.
Budget 2019: National AI programme will create mass reach for tech, says CSS Corp
This centre will work as a hub and will be part of the MeitY and collaborate with other government-run boldies academic institutions.
'India’s data protection bill is poorly worded; does not serve any stakeholder’s interests'
SFLC conducted a series of roundtable discussions in Delhi, Bangalore, Mumbai and Kochi ahead of submitting comments to MeiTY on the draf data protection bill.
Apple asked to follow government’s phased manufacturing plan
The revenue department will decide on custom duty exemptions for imported components based on the view taken by the electronics ministry.
Govt to give preference to cyber security products by domestic firms
MeitY said in an order that it "hereby notifies that Cyber Security being a strategic sector, preference shall be provided by all procuring entities to domestically manufactured/produced Cyber Security Products".
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