Digital India Current Affairs - 2020

Maharashtra Government launches Adi Praman app for caste validity certificate

Maharashtra Government has launched Adi Praman, a web-based application for state’s tribal population to get the caste validity certificates online. It was launched along with portal named etribalvalidity.mahaonline@gov.in by Maharashtra Governor C Vidyasagar Rao. The application is first of its kind for any state in India. Key features of Adi Praman The tribal people from Read More…

India ranks 44th in 2016 Global Connectivity Index

India ranked 44th with total score of 30 among 50 different countries in the 2016 Global Connectivity Index (GCI) report compiled by Chinese telecom giant Huawei. The GCI analyzes the full spectrum of measurements for connectivity and provides a detailed map of the global digital economy. The index benchmarks 50 countries on the basis of Read More…

Union Government launches ISBN portal

The Union Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) has launched the International Standard Book Number (ISBN) portal in New Delhi. It was launched by Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani as part of Union Government’s ambitious Digital India campaign. Key facts The ISBN portal seeks to facilitate publishers and authors to register for allotment ISBN online. Read More…

Union Government launches FCI’s Depot Online System

Union Government has launched Depot Online System of state run Food Corporation of India (FCI) to bring transparency and minimise storage losses of foodgrains. It was launched by Union Food and public Distribution Minister Ram Vilas Paswan in New Delhi as part of Digital India initiative of Union Government. Key facts Depot Online System will Read More…

Railway Ministry launches Clean My Coach service

Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has launched an online Clean My Coach service in line with Indian Railways cleanliness drive Swachh Rail Swachh Bharat and Union Government’s flagship Digital India Programme. The online service allows travellers to get their compartments cleaned by sending an SMS or by a designated website or by using an application. Read More…