Digitisation

Demonetisation has widened scope for digitisation among retailers: Study

Demonetisation has widened scope for digitisation among retailers: Study

More digital interface would help create a transaction history for the small retailers and enable them to get loans from banks.

Nov 08, 2017, 10:08 AM IST

Indian IT companies expect layoffs, shrinking job market in next 2 quarters

Though the overall Indian IT employment outlook is fairly positive, the focus is shifting from scale to skill and upskilling employees is the new plan of action for employers.

Oct 10, 2017, 13:37 PM IST

Surge in digitisation an outcome of RJio not demonetisation: Paytm CEO

The jump in digitisation witnessed in India is not an outcome of demonetisation but because of Reliance Jio's onslaught on data prices, Paytm founder and CEO Vijay Shekhar Sharma said.

Oct 05, 2017, 21:37 PM IST
GDP to hit $6 trillion by 2027 on digital leap: Morgan Stanley

GDP to hit $6 trillion by 2027 on digital leap: Morgan Stanley

According to the global financial services major, the trend line in India's annual GDP growth has been accelerating to 6.9 percent in 2000s, from 5.8 per cent in the 1990s, and this momentum is likely to continue in the next decade as well.

Oct 02, 2017, 11:27 AM IST
'Digital drive puts India at greater cyber attack risk'

'Digital drive puts India at greater cyber attack risk'

India`s growing economy and digital push have caught the attention of hackers and an increasing wave of cyber attacks could soon badly impact the country, experts from Russian cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab have warned.

Jul 16, 2017, 13:39 PM IST
GST to lower overall tax burden over time, says RBI governor

GST to lower overall tax burden over time, says RBI governor

Reserve Bank governor Urjit Patel on Thursday said the soon-to-be implemented goods and services tax (GST) will not only create a national market but will also broaden the tax base which in turn will lower the overall taxes in the long-term.

Jun 22, 2017, 17:11 PM IST

68% of 51 million small, medium businesses run offline

Around 68 percent of the 51 million Small and Medium Businesses (SMBs) in the country are offline, said Shalini Girish, Director, Marketing Solutions, Google, on Tuesday.

Jun 13, 2017, 16:43 PM IST

Digitisation will curb shadow economy: Arjun Ram Meghwal

Pitching for rapid movement towards digitisation of the economy, Union minister Arjun Ram Meghwal on Sunday said the government's digital initiative is crucial to curb the black market.

May 14, 2017, 16:54 PM IST
Railways supply chain to go digital

Railways supply chain to go digital

The Indian Railways will be launching digital contract, a system of digitisation of its entire supply chain across all zones.

Apr 10, 2017, 11:18 AM IST

Over 15 crore rural households go without computers

The report indicates that in 14-29 years age group in rural India, only 18 percent were able to operate a computer.

Apr 07, 2017, 17:43 PM IST
18 lakh cases where income and account profiles don't match: FM

18 lakh cases where income and account profiles don't match: FM

Authorities have detected 18 lakh cases after demonetisation where the income profiles of people do not match their account profile, the Lok Sabha was informed on Friday.

Apr 07, 2017, 16:46 PM IST
Demonetisation has positive impact: Arun Jaitley

Demonetisation has positive impact: Arun Jaitley

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said the purpose of demonetisation is served as it had led to "larger and cleaner GDP".

Feb 12, 2017, 21:39 PM IST
Cyber attacks caused revenue loss in 2016: Cisco

Cyber attacks caused revenue loss in 2016: Cisco

Over one-third of organisations globally that experienced a cyber attack in 2016 registered a revenue loss of more than 20 percent, a new report has revealed.

Feb 06, 2017, 14:11 PM IST
Digital advertising in India to surpass Rs 255 billion mark in 2020

Digital advertising in India to surpass Rs 255 billion mark in 2020

Growing at CAGR of 33.5 percent, digital advertising in India is all set to surpass the Rs 255 billion mark in 2020, a CII-KPMG report said.

Jan 30, 2017, 18:09 PM IST
'India scores high on digitisation, workers keen on reskilling'

'India scores high on digitisation, workers keen on reskilling'

 Digitisation is the new buzzword for Corporate India as 84 percent employees in the country said their employer has a digital strategy -- one of the highest in the world.

Jan 29, 2017, 13:36 PM IST
Modified norms to lower taxes of small traders by 30%: Finance Minister

Modified norms to lower taxes of small traders by 30%: Finance Minister

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said the government's decision to tweak the presumptive income norms would reduce the tax liability by up to 30 percent for those small traders opting for digital transactions.

Dec 20, 2016, 17:42 PM IST

Mining sector can add $70 bn to India's GDP in next 15 yrs:CII

A vibrant mining sector has the capacity to spur growth and add up to USD 70 billion to the country's economy as well as generate 60-70 lakh jobs, a report by industry body CII said.

Nov 20, 2016, 22:56 PM IST
India set to drive Cisco's transition to Cloud, security business

India set to drive Cisco's transition to Cloud, security business

As the $49 billion global networking giant Cisco realigns its focus towards software, it is the Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ) region -- particularly India -- that will help it set up advanced data centres and deploy Cloud-based security solutions for governments and enterprises, top company executives told IANS here.

Nov 03, 2016, 13:12 PM IST
Next 20 years to see more progress than the previous 100: Mukesh Ambani

Next 20 years to see more progress than the previous 100: Mukesh Ambani

Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani on Friday said he strongly believes that in the next 20 years humanity will see more progress than in the last century due to technology and digitisation.

Sep 16, 2016, 23:03 PM IST
Assocham for penalty waiver in initial phase of GST rollout

Assocham for penalty waiver in initial phase of GST rollout

Ahead of the meeting of Empowered Committee of State FMs with industry chambers, Assocham on Friday said it will press for waiver of penalties on unintentional compliance errors which may occur during the initial phase of Goods and Services Tax (GST) implementation.

Aug 26, 2016, 16:35 PM IST