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Mar 21, 2017
ICICI Bank launches 'Mera iMobile', a multilingual mobile banking app for rural customersMera iMobile by ICICI Bank allows electronic transfer of funds through multiple payment mechanisms, has information for farmers and is available in twelve languages.
Mar 07, 2017
Job creation vital for India to escape middle-income trapregardless of the validity of GDP figures, jobs are being created in the economy. The government's efforts to generate employment opportunities in rural areas seem to have been paying dividends.
Feb 20, 2017
UP Election 2017: Why even after 15 years, poll promises made by politicians have stayed the sameUttar Pradesh has the highest number of colleges in any Indian state (6,026), according to AISHE 2014-15, but it has been unable to produce qualified workforce to drive development, as IndiaSpend reported on February 11, 2017.
Feb 03, 2017
Budget 2017 – How these 5 key points would shape up India’s competitivenessThe overall analysis of the Budget 2017 reflects a balanced approach towards enhancing the overall competitiveness of the country with a clear focus on eliminating the pain points of different sections of the society
Feb 02, 2017
Punjab Election 2017: Rahul Gandhi reaches out to rural voters on last day of campaigningCongress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday shared a meal of 'dal-subzi' with villagers and interacted with them in Sangrur district, on the last day of campaigning for the Punjab assembly polls.
Jan 17, 2017
Digital Village project to provide WiFi hotspots to more than 1,000 gram panchayatsThe govemernment has announced a new project to provide connectivity in remote areas in the country. Called Digital Village, the pilot project will be first rolled out to about 1,050 gram panchayats.
Dec 27, 2016
Approximately 98.8 percent school children in urban areas have access to the internetAs many as 98.8 percent school-going children access internet in urban areas and 49.5 percent of them do it from home, according to a survey released on Monday.
Dec 23, 2016
Canada has announced that 'high-speed' internet is 'basic service' for citizensIn addition to the declaration by CRTC, The Canadian government has announced a $750 million investment package to improve internet connectivity in the rural areas for the next five years.
Aug 15, 2016
We celebrate linguistic diversity, but technology is not available in local languagesOne of the known ways to increase broadband penetration is to encourage the creation of local language content.
May 19, 2016
Decoding Mamata's massive victory: People trusted her, not the media-driven campaignOne of the first things that Mamata said in the press conference that followed her thumping victory is that people has given a befitting reply to forces which wanted to vilify her. Today, not many can cross swords with her.