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DNA data banks to be set up at national, state level to store profiles

Newdelhi:13/5/18;DNA data banks will be set up at the national and state level to store profiles, and those who leak the information stored in such facilities will be punished with a jail term of up to three years, according to a draft bill on DNA technology being finalised by the law ministry.The draft bill also states that all DNA data ...

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Suresh Prabhu launches digital platform for MSME Exporters

Newdelhi:17/4/18;The Minister of Commerce & Industry Shri Suresh Prabhu launchedthe FIEO GlobalLinker- a digital platform for MSME exporters to digitise their businesses and join a global community of growing businesses today in New Delhi. The Minister congratulated Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) for coming out with the interesting idea. He said that this initiative will help in expanding India’s ...

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Odisha government launched a special vehicle to impart training to the school students and rural populace

Bhubaneswar:31/3/18; Odisha government today launched a special vehicle to impart training to the school students and rural populace and enable them to have access to the digital world. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik flagged off the special ‘Digital Literacy Vehicle’ that would help enhance digital literacy, especially in the tribal-dominated districts. “Digital Literacy Vehicle is a welcome initiative. I’m given to understand that ...

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Port Blair Smart City Team In Bhubaneswar under the `SPV to SPV Coaching Partnership’’

Bhubaneswar:29/3/18: A delegation from the special purpose vehicle (SPV) of Port Blair Smart City arrived here today under the `SPV to SPV Coaching Partnership’’ proposed by the Ministry of Urban Development. The team will stay in the Temple City for two days to receive hands-on knowledge on the technical aspects of the SPV functioning and to fast-track their implementation plans as ...

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MPEDA’s Quality Control Laboratory to address concerns of USA, Japan

Bhubaneswar:19/2/18; A state of the art laboratory to check traces of antibiotics in shrimps and other marine products was formally launched here on Monday, in a concerted attempt to address concerns of USA, Japan and the European Union (EU) for stringent quality controls over exports of seafood from India. Set up by the Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA), the QC ...

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Odisha Chief Minister inaugurated the BPO, Skill Development and Training Centre of HDFC

Bhubaneswar:8/2/18; Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday inaugurated the BPO, Skill Development and Training Centre of HDFC Bank in Bhubaneswar. The centre will employ about 200 persons to start with for the back-office operations and is expected to grow into a major all India business processing hub of the Bank employing more than 500 persons. Besides, it will be a ...

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GO SWIFT portal has received an Overwhelming Response

Bhubaneswar:21/12/17;Odisha has made a landmark development from a pre-dominantly paper based system to an end-to-end online system for all major clearances and support sought by industrial units during the entire investment lifecycle of their projects. GO SWIFT portal has received an overwhelming response and 3,615 industrial units have come into the fold of GO SWIFT within just 30 days of ...

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MoSPI & UN partner to harness Potential of Data for Development

           Hyderabad:16/12/17;  Recognizing the importance of outcome-based monitoring to track progress on national priorities and the ambitious Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MoSPI) and the United Nations in India unveiled a plan to closely collaborate on leveraging technology for evidence-based decision-making.             Speaking at a seminar on Leveraging Technology for Evidence Based Decision Making in ...

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Ravi Shankar Prasad launches first NIC CERT

Newdelhi:11/12/17; Ravi Shankar Prasad, Hon’ble Minister of Law & Justice and Electronics & Information Technology inaugurated the “NIC-CERT”, a setup of National Informatics Centre, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology on 11thDecember 2017. During the inauguration, Hon’ble Minister said that as part of its Digital India initiatives, the Government has introduced a lot of its services online. Although this has made ...

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Infosys has appointed Salil S. Parekh as its Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director

Mumbai:2/12/17:IT bellwether Infosys has appointed Salil S. Parekh as its Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director with effect from January 2, 2018 for a five-year term, a regulatory filing by the company said here on Saturday.”We are delighted to have Salil joining as the CEO and MD of Infosys. He has nearly three decades of global experience in the IT ...

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