Highlighting that technology was far ahead of law, its enforcement and policy making, Deputy National Security Adviser Arvind Gupta today said innovative approaches were required to handle issues relating to cyber security.
Praising the contribution of the Indian community in the United States at SAP Centre here in California, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said India, today, has a new identity and a new image in the world, while the old image has been forced down because of their proficiency in computers.
Any file which lands up at Jawaharlal Nehru University Vice Chancellor's desk for his approval is now greeted with a stamp which says "kindly send through e-office system", a move aimed at ensuring paperless administration.
The Congress said on Wednesday that the foundation of Digital India was laid by their leader and former PM of India, Rajiv Gandhi. It also said that the UPA government during its 10 years took this journey many notches higher by implementing National e-Governance programme.
Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani on Friday launched an initiative that will provide e-tutorials to students of Kendriya Vidyalayas while providing information about them on a single platform.
To push the Digital India initiative further, Indian government in collaboration with social media platform Twitter launched Twitter Samvad today. This new service will now allow people to receive tweets as SMSes from government offices, including the Prime Minister's Office.
As government targets to expand broadband connectivity to all 2.5 lakh panchayats of the country by 2016, telecom regulator TRAI chief Rahul Khullar Thursday termed it as a very "ambitious" target, saying believing in it would be like "deluding ourselves".
The Maharashtra government will launch a web portal and a mobile application called 'Aaple Sarkar' (our government) to encourage people to participate in e-governance and address public grievances, an official said here Thursday.