GS-2, GS-3, Uncategorized

Digital vans all set to take e-governance to rural areas

The Hindu Government’s new initiative: The government will roll out a new campaign under which 66 digital vans. Van will be equipped with Internet and audio-visual facilities, will go to 657 districts by March 2017 to increase awareness about various e-governance services in rural and semi-urban areas. Aim: To reach out to more than 10… Continue reading Digital vans all set to take e-governance to rural areas

Editorials, GS-3, Indian Economy, Uncategorized

With connectivity comes growth

Livemint Issue: The paramount measure of power in the 21st century is connectivity, specifically to global infrastructure networks, trade flows, capital markets and the digital economy. India is now getting connected in each of these arenas and is thus taken much more seriously as a long-term pillar of the global system. India in its neighbourhood:… Continue reading With connectivity comes growth

Editorials, GS-2, Indian Polity, Science & Tech, Uncategorized

Ensuring Privacy in a Digital Age

Article Link 28th January, 2106 was celebrated as the International Data Privacy Day around the world. The idea behind Data Protection day is to celebrate our right to data protection and raise awareness of the law in this area. Why this day (28th Jan)? It is because it was on this day (28th Jan), in… Continue reading Ensuring Privacy in a Digital Age

GS-3, Public Admin 2, Uncategorized

Delivering on the digital promise

Digital India Digital India is an ambitious vision that has the potential to be an equaliser for Indians by driving inclusive growth for the economy. Connecting villages with broadband, the initiative brings better, more accessible, governance to the people. It also encompasses many other initiatives — India’s national financial inclusion plan that aims to connect… Continue reading Delivering on the digital promise