Amid the coronavirus lockdown, the government is trying to lessen the plight of its citizen by providing them from ration to financial assistance. In Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Government has started a big initiative amid the crisis period to provide full employment through improving the rural banking system. Recently, the state government has introduced Sakhi Yojana to provide banking facilities in the rural areas which aim to provide employment to the rural women who are suffering the most amid the nationwide […]Continue Reading..
In the gradual reopening of the nationwide lockdown, the Health Ministry has released five fresh sets of SOPs for businesses and religious places to follow. These SOPs come into effect from Monday, June 8. Offices, shopping malls, restaurants, religious places, and hotels will only open in non-containment zones. Across businesses, those above 65 years and other immuno-compromised individuals are […]Continue Reading..
Central government employees might have to work with staggered attendance & variable working hours, according to a draft framework for ‘work for home’ for the staff post-lockdown by the Personnel Ministry, said PTI reports. As per the reports, the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) can give the work from home option to eligible officers or […]Continue Reading..
From its Silicon Valley-like campus near Mumbai, Indian billionaire Mukesh Ambani’s Jio telecom carrier is emerging as a winner from changes in the way Indian consumers plug into a digital economy made more urgent by the coronavirus pandemic. For Indian shoppers who prefer to order online, it is launching a grocery ordering service with Facebook […]Continue Reading..
Retirement fund body Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) on Wednesday said that it has updated Know your Customer (KYC) data for its 52.62 lakh subscribers in the month of April and May 2020. This has been done to extend the availability and reach of online services, which have become crucial in the wake of the […]Continue Reading..
Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, on Tuesday, unveiled the guidelines for electronics manufacturing schemes with an aim to strengthen domestic manufacturing of five global and five Indian mobile phone makers. The three Schemes namely, the Production-Linked Incentive Scheme (PLI), Scheme for Promotion of Manufacturing of Electronic Components and Semiconductors (SPECS) and Modified Electronics Manufacturing Clusters (EMC 2.0) Scheme, […]Continue Reading..
Ride hailing company Uber has partnered with Delhi International Airport Ltd (DIAL), GMR Hyderabad International Airport Limited (GHIAL), and Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL) to set up Uber sanitisation hubs for disinfecting cars before every trip, using state-of-the-art equipment and disinfectants. These hubs have been set up at Uber pick-up zones at Bangalore and Hyderabad […]Continue Reading..
In an important message to its users, National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) has said that there has been no personal data compromise pertaining to the BHIM App. The NPCI requested BHIM App users not to fall prey to such incorrect information and said that it has conducted an independent verification of the data compromise […]Continue Reading..
Government’s DigiLocker app was found to have a bug that put the information of over 38 million account holders at risk by enabling hackers to easily surpass the app’s authentication system. The vulnerability was discovered by security researcher Ashish Gahlot, who detailed his findings in a post on Medium. DigiLocker’s authentication mechanism involves using a combination […]Continue Reading..
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday listed five things that will help India mitigate the impact of the coronavirus pandemic and bring back the country to a high growth trajectory. “To bring India on the path of rapid development again, five things are very important to build a self-reliant India-intent, inclusion, investment, infrastructure and innovation,” […]Continue Reading..