Just like WhatsApp, Sandes app allows users to share images, videos, create groups on the app.
'Aarogya Setu app developed by NIC, volunteers from industry and academia': Centre responds to CIC show cause notice
Doubts were raised about the use of app when it was launched in the absence of personal data protection law and alleged that it could lead to surveillance by the government
Information Commissioner Vanaja N Sarna, in a terse order, pointed out that the website of the application mentions that the content on it is "owned, updated and maintained" by MyGov and MeitY and directed the CPIO of the ministry to explain why they didn't have the requisite information
Delhi HC seeks Centre's reply on plea to de-link Aarogya Setu app from website promoting e-pharmacies; next hearing on 29 May
The plea said the authorities have allowed government developed mobile application Aarogya Setu to be used for the benefit of selected handpicked companies.
Aarogya Setu key to making transition into post-lockdown period smooth, prevent loss of lives; doubts about privacy, security unnecessary
Aarogya Setu is also reviewed by other foreign firms who often tend to be critical about indigenous technological efforts of India.
CIC recommends legal framework to ensure MPs' accountability for utilisation of local area development funds
The case came before the CIC as two RTI applicants could not get information about the usage of MPLADS fund of their respective MP.
Nearly 24,000 second appeals, complaints pending with Central Information Commission, says Union minister Jitendra Singh
Systems at 2,200 public authorities and central government departments have been aligned to receive, process and reply to online RTIs from applicants.
The Chief Minister said that the state is keen to set up e-hospital facilities in all district hospitals.
Govt to expand BPO promotion scheme to generate employment, plans largest National Data Centre in Bhopal
The government will increase the capacity under the BPO promotion scheme to one lakh seats from the current 48,000 seats, Ravi Shankar Prasad said
The website of the home ministry has been temporarily taken down as part of extra precautions in the wake of the hacking of the defence ministry site
Ministry of Defence website hacked by suspected Chinese hackers, Nirmala Sitharaman says action initiated
The website of Ministry of Defence has been hacked allegedly by Chinese hackers. The website – mod.gov.in – is inaccessible due to the hack.
Touted as an anti-evasion measure, the e-way bill help boost tax collections by clamping down on trade that currently happens on cash basis.
The e-challan facility will allow traffic police to automate the process of generation of challans for traffic offences and collect payments.
Digitisation has made services accessible but it has exposed them to cyberthreats also: Ravi Shankar Prasad, IT Minister
IT Minister, Ravi Shankar Prasad was speaking at the inauguration of the "NIC-CERT", a setup of National Informatics Centre.
The seven cities are Jaipur, Chennai, Noida, Bhubaneswar, Patna, Hyderabad and Surat.
NIC to develop a massive e-mail server vis-a-vis official e-mails for the central and state government officers
NIC (National Informatics Centre) is developing an e-mail server for the whole government.
Indian computer systems largely escaped a global ransomware attack as the government and companies installed security patches to gain an upper hand against the first wave of an unrivalled global cyber attack.
The cyber attack, which shut car factories, hospitals, shops and schools over the weekend, has proved less severe than anticipated in Asia, but industry professionals have flagged potential risks in the future.
According to experts, the CERT-In website was down due to a distributed denial of service or DDoS attack.
The National Informatics Centre (NIC) is the technological bridge of India and is best placed to lead the way for a Digital India, IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said here on Thursday.