Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the package of Rs 6,466 crore for telecom services in remote areas. The Electronics and Information technology Minister, Ashwini Vaishnaw stated that the aim is to boost connectivity and introduce 4G services in remote areas. He added, "As many as 7,287 villages, 44 districts and 5 states will be covered… read-more
U.S tech company Google Inc. has donated 1 million dollars to the Taiwan FactCheck Center (TWC), to help combat the effects of disinformation. Reportedly, the funds will be disbursed over the next three years, helping approximately 23 thousand people. Moreover, the company will be using the money to fund workshops for the elderly people in remote areas, indigenous groups, and newly naturalised citizens in particular, according to reports. … read-more
To create easy governance for the people living in the urban area, the National Urban Digital Mission (NUDM) launched a platform in the name of "DIGIT". The platform, allows local government bodies to administer urban governance and provide e-services to citizens. Reportedly, services such as property tax assessment and payment, building plan approval,… read-more
A global leader in digital services and consultancy, Infosys, announced on August 26 that it will open a new digital-development unit in Canada's Mississauga. Over the next three years, their goal is to create 500 excellent employment opportunities in Toronto. Infosys has invested a substantial amount of money to create a digital development centre that would assist Canadian firms to speed their digital transformation by training, upskilling… read-more
Kriyo, a comprehensive school management platform developed to ease school operations is helping parents and teachers communicate directly. Created by Suchitra Dasireddy, Shashi Reddy, and Shyam Reddy in 2017, the app is being used in over 2,300 schools from more than 102 countries including India, the US, and South Africa. "We built the Kriyo app keeping in mind the diverse requirements of schools," says Dasireddy.
Courtesy: The Better India