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Pune: Licence for agricultural inputs to be issued online

To ensure quality control and to prevent farmers being fleeced, sale of agri inputs such as seed, fertilisers and insecticides requires a licence. The seed market is especially cornered by multinational corporations.

To match data surge, NIC rolls out first data centre in East India

Set up at a cost of Rs 200 crore; IT services backbone to add 800 people to its current staff of 4,500 over the next year.


Over 22,000 Indian websites hacked between Apr 2017-Jan 2018: IT Ministry

In a written reply to the Lok Sabha, Electronics and IT MoS KJ Alphons said that the websites hacked included 114 government portals.

Proposal of 'Enterprise Resource Planning' system for common database of 11 universities passed

It has also been decided that specialists from these 11 universities will be called for another meeting with the NIC on June 12 at APJ Kalam Technical University in Lucknow to give final shape to the new system.

Govt teachers oppose midday meal status, attendance through SMS

The teachers said if the system was to be implemented, it should be implemented throughout Punjab, not Ludhiana alone.

Centre has 2 weeks for employees’ email policy

The court also noted that there was a need to develop an indigenous encryption and protection software to protect sensitive government data.


No manual movement of files as IT goes paperless, Health next in the line

A system is also in place to ensure that the file is not tampered with and the proceedings are not changed

New move by High Court,bail on first hearing

Existing procedure makes accused wait for months before regular bail plea is decided.

Govt moves to curb sale of free laptops by students

Training camps have been organised at least once in every college to educate students on how to operate the laptops.

Application helps record more TB cases in city

City anchor: Launched in 2012,Nikshay is an online system which helps monitor TB patients.