Process of notifying intermediary rules likely to be completed by January 15, 2020: MeitY to SC
In August, Facebook and WhatsApp sought the transfer of petitions on linking social media accounts with Aadhaar from various high courts to the Supreme Court.
India can develop as a centre for software products and deep technology: Prasad
"There are 23,000 startups and 800 are technological startu...
IT Ministry partners Google on 'Build for Digital India'
Google will offer mentorship sessions in product design, strategy and technology to ...
MeitY to push for more sops to lure electronic makers
The incentives will help India wean manufacturers away from countries such as China.
HDFC Bank, ICICI, others in MeitY’s digital good books
Government looks to achieve 40 billion digital transactions in the current financial year.
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 seeks views on non-personal data
Government may also leave it to ministries to define what data should come under policy.
MeitY may allow more time to spike toxic online content
Under new guidelines in the works, social media firms may get 36 hours to axe unlawful content
India ‘vindicated’ on WhatsApp traceability after US, UK, Australia write to Facebook: MeitY
This, senior Indian government officials said, validates India’s position on traceability in Facebook-owned WhatsApp, something it has been articulating since over a year, following several deaths due to mob lynching.
DSCI, MeitY and Google India join hands for 'Digital Payment Abhiyan'
IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad launched the campaign that will educate end-users on the benefits of making digital payments.
MeitY pings UIDAI on Aadhaar-social media linking
As of now, Aadhaar can be linked only to govt welfare schemes and subsidies that are funded out of the Consolidated Fund of India.
Tik Tok ban: Internet Freedom Foundation writes to MeitY, terms bans disproportionate
The association said it is concerned that "app bans" may slowly emerge as a standard practice and that this has worrying implication
MeitY, DPIIT urge lower GST on ACs, high-end TVs
This is the first time that the ministry and DPIIT have pushed for a reduction in GST on these products.
Software Technology Parks of India to create around 15,000 direct jobs
STPI is an organization under the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY), Government of India. A budget of Rs 50 crore has been allocated to incentivize the establishment of 5000 seats in respect of BPO/ITES operations in the region. This scheme aims at creating an ecosystem in the North East that will unleash development in the region.
MeitY wants fresh incentives for electronics manufacturers
MeitY has proposed fresh incentives to boost electronics manufacturing in India.
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