The Karnataka government is fast-tracking its mobile governance application M-One, and is looking to launch on December 8, Bangalore Mirror reports. Through the new m-governance app users will have access to 637 government-to-citizens (G2C) mobile services from different departments and 3,644 business-to-consumer (B2C) services.
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Update: The UIDAI has released its numbers for Aadhaar adoption in Bihar as well. Currently it claims to have assigned 2 crore Aadhaar numbers to citizens, out of a total population of 10.41 crore in the state. It said, the districts of Kishanganj and Arwal have reached a saturation level of over 50%, with 1 in…
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has directed (pdf) all telecom service providers to ensure that all pay-per-use value added services (VAS) pre-loaded on SIM cards are activated only after obtaining explicit consumer consent. Telcos have till January 13, 2015 to comply with this directive.
The Director of Libraries (DoL), Gujarat has decided to digitize more than 70,000 books over the next 2-3 months and make them available online, reports Business Standard. The books will be available to the members of the libraries via an ‘e-Library Reader’ software for desktops, and an Android app for mobile phones.
The Indian Government has launched an Aadhaar-based digital life certificate called Jeevan Pramaan for pensioners, which is expected to make the process of pension payments simpler.
At the World Economic Forum yesterday, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu, appeared to make a pitch for fiber to home over wireless broadband, saying that while the central governments (both past and present) have been looking to connect panchayats (village governance council) with broadband connectivity, it won’t help. “Every house minimum 100 mbps we…
by Geetha Hariharan Disclaimer: India’s Draft Resolution was discussed during the meeting of the Ad Hoc Working Group on Internet-related Resolutions at the ITU Plenipot on the evening of November 1, 2014 (KST).After the discussion, India revised the text of the resolution, seeking to address concerns raised by ITU member states. The revised resolution may be found…
Delhi Police has formed a series of WhatsApp groups to enable residents in the riot-hit Trilokpuri area of East Delhi get in touch with them, reports The Indian Express.
The Ministry of Road Transport & Highways’ Electronic Toll Collection system called FASTag, which was launched last month, is now operational across 24 toll plazas on the Delhi-Mumbai highway. Earlier, the Ministry had launched a pilot project for the ETC system at 10 toll plazas between Mumbai (Charoti) and Ahmedabad.
The Ministry of Tourism has launched another travel app called ‘Tripigator’ for Android, after releasing the less glamorous but more informative ‘Incredible India’ app in September this year.
by Geetha Hariharan At the 2014 Plenipotentiary Conference (‘PP-14’ or ‘Plenipot’) of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), India has tabled a draft proposal on “ITU’s Role in Realising Secure Information Society”. The Draft Resolution identifies 3 security concerns with exchange of information and resource allocation on the Internet:
Free Wi-Fi service has been introduced at Bangalore City railway station, reports DNA. Commuters can access the Wi-Fi network on their mobile phones.