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Indian Government Will Launch Policies To Become USD 1 Trillion Digital Economy
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Indian Government Will Launch Policies To Become USD 1 Trillion Digital Economy

The government will come out with three new policies, including electronics manufacturing and data protection, as part of its efforts to make India a USD 1 trillion digital economy in a few years. Speaking after a two-and-a-half hour meeting with Indian tech industry captains, IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today exuded confidence that India is well-positioned to become a USD 1 trillion digital economy in next few years. "The industry has assured us that they are committed to support us in this mission... We will be shortly laying down the new electronics policy because between the old policy and now, India under Narendra Modi has changed completely," Prasad said. He added that the government will also come up with a new software product policy and a framework for data security a...
RTI Revealed How Much Narendra Modi Government Spent Over Skill Development And The Number is Quite Shocking
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RTI Revealed How Much Narendra Modi Government Spent Over Skill Development And The Number is Quite Shocking

Prafful Sarda, very young Pune Based RTI Activist & owner of an Event management company had filed an RTI application with NSDC (National Skill Development Corporation) on following issues: 1) How much money allotted to NSDC in last 2 years 2) How much money spent in last 2 years (Through NSDC) 3) State-wise distribution Details 4) How much money allotted and Spent during 2004-2014 After Formation of Modi Govt, first time NSDC has been allotted with independent ministry, headed by Rajiv Pratap Rudy. As per BJP manifesto, Hon. Prime-minister Narendra Modi kept his word & allotted handsome fund for skill development to support people who are willing to work hard but lack of education they are not able to earn their daily bread & butter. Minister Rajiv Pratap Rud...
Internet Connectivity Still Out of Reach For 950 million Indians
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Internet Connectivity Still Out of Reach For 950 million Indians

India may have the world's second largest internet user base, but connectivity remains out of reach for nearly 950 million citizens, a report said today. "Even with the internet data plans in India being among the cheapest in the world and the average retail price of smartphones steadily declining, connectivity is still out of the reach of nearly 950 million Indians," according to the Assocham-Deloitte joint study India currently has about 350 million internet users, second only to China. Internet penetration is increasing in India and the access to affordable broadband, smart devices and monthly data packages are required to spread digital literacy to make their ends meet, the study titled 'Strategic national measures to combat cybercrime' said. Existing government infrastructure as...