National Informatics Centre Current Affairs - 2020

NIC organizes Tech Conclave in New Delhi on “Technologies for NextGen Governance”

The National Informatics Centre (NIC) is to hold a 2-day technology Conclave in New Delhi. The event is to be conducted between January 21, 2020 and January 22, 2020. The Conclave is to be inaugurated by Union Minister Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad. Highlights The Technology Conclave will discuss application of Information and Communication Technology. The Read More…

What is Government Instant Messaging System?

The Centre Government is testing a prototype of an Indian equivalent of popular messaging application platforms, such as WhatsApp and Telegram, for secure internal use. This secure messaging app is codenamed as ‘Government Instant Messaging System (GIMS)’. It is being packaged for employees of Central government as well as state government departments and organisations for Read More…

Consumer Affairs Ministry launches ‘Consumer App’ for registering grievances

Union Consumer Affairs Ministry launched a mobile app called ‘Consumer App’ to help consumers across the country to register their grievances online at the same time provide suggestions on several consumer-related issues. It is a step taken towards achieving the objective of digital India. About Consumer App The app has been developed by National Informatics Read More…

Government to launch Universal Smart Card Driving License

Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) has decided to modify the format of driving licenses to smart card type driving licences so as to follow a standardised format nationwide. Key Highlights Nitin Gadkari, Road Transport and Highways Minister in a written reply in Rajya Sabha, notified that MoRTH has prescribed a common standard 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…