MeitY Current Affairs - 2020

MeitY and Google launch ‘Build for Digital India’ programme for engineering students

Tech giant Google and Union Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY) launched ‘Build for Digital India’ programme for engineering students. Google and Meity have signed a statement of intent for rolling out the programme. About ‘Build for Digital India’ programme Objective: The programme will offer a platform to engineering students for developing market-ready, technology-based solutions Read More…

Bulletin: Pradhan Mantri Kisan Pension Yojana

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved Pradhan Mantri Kisan Pension Yojana, a new Central Sector Scheme (CSS), to provide pension cover to farmers. This decision was taken at the first Cabinet meeting after formation of new Government (second term) of Modi Government. Key Features of Scheme It is voluntary and Read More…

NIC Command and Control Centre Inaugurated

The Minister for Electronics and IT (MeitY) Ravi Shankar Prasad inaugurated the National Informatics Centre (NIC)’s Command and Control Centre (CCC) and its Centre for Excellence in Artificial Intelligence. Role of Centre’s Command & Control Centre National Informatics Centre hosts over 10,000 e-Governance applications and offers Data Centre and Cloud services to the Government. The Read More…

21st National Conference on e-Governance held in Hyderabad

The 21st National Conference on e-Governance was held in Hyderabad, capital city of Telangana. This year, theme of the conference was ‘Technology for accelerating Development’. It was organised by Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DARPG), along with Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeITY) in association with Telangana. Key Facts The Conference served Read More…

India’s first Electronic Manufacturing Cluster to be set up in Andhra Pradesh

India’s first Electronic Manufacturing Cluster (EMC) will be coming to Andhra Pradesh. EMC has been designed and developed for providing facilities and amenities for manufacturing mobiles and allied products. The Union Government, through Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeiTY) in 2012 had announced about setting up EMC in India, with grant-in-aid for establishing such Read More…