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Indian Govt launches cloud computing project ‘MeghRaj’ to accelerate delivery of e-services

Wednesday, February 5, 2014 | More »

Government of India has launched a GI Cloud Initiative called ‘Meghraj’ to accelerate delivery of e-services in the country, while optimising information and communications technology (ICT) spending of the government. According to the govt, the National Cloud will ensure optimum utilisat...


Centre plans app store for e-gov services, national cloud infrastructure and more this year

A National Cloud Computing Initiative, setting up a Mobile Service Delivery Gateway and an e-gov app store form the core of the Centre’s initiatives for the Information Technology and Telecom sectors for the year ahead. To be initiated by the Department of Electronics and Information Technology (D...

23 January, 2013 | More »

Government’s mulling policy framework on cloud computing; What does it mean for SMEs?

The Indian government is looking to script a new policy framework for Cloud computing to address apprehensions over security and to drive adoption of the platform in the country. The move will expand market opportunity for Cloud services start-ups, while reducing cost of IT operations for SMEs acros...

6 July, 2012 | More »


Censor War: Online India vs Sibal

Anything to do with censorship immediately raises the hackles of millions of online, freedom-loving Indians. With films and advertisements, it was easy enough to do – with certifications and heavy penalties to keep them in check. But Kapil Sibal, the country’s union minister for telecommunicatio...

6 December, 2011 | More »

India To Allow Cellular Firms To Share, Trade Airwaves

India will allow operators in its crowded cellular sector to share and trade airwaves and will also unveil rules to allow carriers to exit the industry, Telecoms Minister Kapil Sibal said as he unveiled a new telecoms policy. Under the new policy, cellular spectrum will be priced on a market basis a...

10 October, 2011 | More »