Saturday, January 22, 2022

Ravi Shankar Prasad

Twitter blocks IT Min’s a/c: Ravi Shankar says ‘gross violation’

Although, he was subsequently allowed to access the account, taking to India-made micro-blogging platform Koo, the minister called the action by the US-headquartered Twitter as "a gross violation of the IT guidelines".

Dell, Foxconn, Lava apply under PLI scheme for IT hardware

The other electronics hardware manufacturing companies that have applied under category IT hardware companies are ICT (Wistron) and Flextronics, said an official statement.

Two lakh jobs added in IT sector since 2019: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Prasad said the government also intends to lay BharatNet in villages all over India and the prime minister wants this to be accomplished in the coming 1000 days.

Centre admits Telangana pushed for ITIR

Opposition parties often raked up the issue, particularly during election campaigns, alleging that the TRS govt failed to pursue with the Centre the establishment of ITIR in Hyderabad

Ravi Shankar Prasad receives COVID-19 vaccine at AIIMS Patna

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday kicked off the second phase of the COVID-19 vaccination drive in the country by getting the vaccine shot on Monday.

KTR writes to Union IT Minister on ITIR

The youth of Telangana are eagerly waiting for new employment opportunities that could be created with the support of the Union Government in the IT Sector, said IT Minister K T Rama Rao

Govt announces new guidelines to curb misuse of social media platforms

Concerns have been raised about rampant abuse of social media platforms and spread of fake news and the government is bringing in a "soft touch" regulation, said minister Ravi Shankar Prasad.

Cabinet okays PLI for IT, pharma sector

The five largest companies of the world manufacturing laptops or tablets will be brought to India and will be offered PLI, said Union Minister for Electronics

Government working on law to regulate social media: Ram Madhav

Speaking at the launch of his new book 'Because India Comes First', Madhav said democracy is stressed and facing new challenges with the rise of "non-political" and "non-state" forces.

Action will be taken if Twitter, FB platforms are misused: Govt

There is freedom of speech but Article 19A says that this is subject to reasonable restrictions," the Minister for Communications, Electronics & Information Technology told in the Rajya Sabha

‘Farm laws will strengthen agri sector, improve economic condition’

The minister also attached a graph chart released by Ministry of Agriculture on January 15 related to wheat procurement and production from 2013-14 to 2019-20 in his tweet.

Cabinet approves next round of spectrum auction

The government will put on auction 2,251 MHz of spectrum in the frequency bands of 700 MHz, 800Mhz, 900 Mhz, 2100 Mhz, 2300 Mhz and 2500 MHz.

India Post, IPPB customers can now transact through app DakPay

"Launch of DakPay adds up to the legacy of India Post, which is about reaching out to every household," Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said while launching the app.

India aims to surpass China in mobile manufacturing: Ravi Shankar Prasad

India became the second largest mobile manufacturing country in 2017.

Govt approves PM WANI scheme to unleash Wi-Fi revolution

PM Wi-Fi Access Network Interface (PM WANI) would unleash a massive Wi-Fi revolution in the country, Prasad said.

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