India Innovation Index 2019: Naming and shaming of states through ranking would lead to growth, says NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant
Delhi has emerged as the best performer among the group of Union Territories and city states with a score of 42.98 – which is the best-performing state among all the Indian states taken as a whole.
Of vinyl and folk artists: How Amarrass is putting rural musicians on the map, reviving interest in records
Apart from scouting the countryside for lesser-known folk voices, Amarrass Records also engineers collaborations between artists and produces vinyl records. They’ve rescued the morchang, kamancha and other traditional instruments from extinction and mediocrity by getting blacksmiths to forge them, one instrument at a time
The names were announced by Prof Ashutosh Sharma, secretary, Department of Science and Technology.
India is aiming to maintain and share science infrastructure so that R&D facilities do not remain limited to academia, but are also accessed by industry.
The Science and Technology Ministry will recreate all monuments in the country using three-dimensional technology and cyber-physical systems to promote architectural heritage, a top official said.
This digital transformation is the process that businesses need to go through, at the end of which they are able to exploit digital technologies to create new sources of value for customers
Tech2 spoke to Ashutosh Sharma, VP and research director at technology and market research company Forrester about how organisations are going through a culture shift when it comes to digital transformation.
So what did Apple CEO Tim Cook see in taxi service Didi Chuxing that gave another giant in the same space - Uber some sleepless nights?
In a bid to prevent brain drain, the government has embarked upon a scheme to fund pure science scholars, who have completed their PhDs, to enable them continue their post-doctoral research in India. According to Ashutosh Sharma, Secretary, Department of Science and Technology, the scholars would be paid Rs 50,000 per month for the period of three years and would also be given a basic grant of Rs 7 lakhs per year for conducting research.