NOFN is an ambitious initiative to trigger a broadband revolution in rural areas.
NOFN was envisaged as an information super-highway through the creation of a robust middle-mile infrastructure for reaching broadband connectivity to Gram Panchayats.
The Ministry of Communications has launched the National Broadband Mission that will facilitate universal and equitable access to broadband services across the country, especially in rural and remote areas.
Aim of NOFN
It is an online multi-tenancy central platform.
It aims to provide citizen-centric municipal services to the citizens across 62 Cantonment Boards.
The residents of cantonment areas can register their complaints regarding civic issues and resolve them while sitting at home.
People can get their documents like trade licence, sewerage connectivity applications can be made through the portal.
A cantonment board, an urban local body, established for municipal admi
The Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food, and Public Distribution launches the ‘Mera Ration’ mobile app.
About Mera Ration Mobile app:
Mera Ration Mobile app will facilitate the ‘One Nation-One Ration Card’ system.
It aims to help those ration cardholders who migrated to new areas for livelihoods.
Its developed by National Informatics Center(NIC).
Features of the app:
The application allows beneficiaries to
Find out the nearest fair pri
The Science and Engineering Board (SERB) launched a portal called “SERB – PRoject Information System & Management(SERB-PRISM Portal)
About the SERB-PRISM Portal:
The portal aims to provide information regarding all projects sanctioned by SERB from 2011 onwards.
It will help researchers in research trends, learning about cutting-edge science.
About Science and Engineering Board(SERB):
SERB is a statutory body established in 2009.
It functions under th
Spices Board India and UNDP India's Accelerator Lab sign MoU to develop blockchain-powered traceability Interface for Indian spices. This new interface will serve to enhance transparency in supply chain and trade.
India is the largest exporter, producer and consumer of spices in the world.
What are Blockchains?
Blockchains are a new data structure that is secure, cryptography-based, and distributed across a network.
e-RUPI app launched as a digital payment solution
e-RUPI is a cashless and contactless instrument for digital payment.
It is a QR code or SMS string-based e-Voucher, which is delivered to the mobile of the beneficiaries.
The users of this seamless one-time payment mechanism will be able to redeem the voucher without a card, digital payments app or internet banking access, at the service provider.
It has been developed by National Payments Corporation of India on its UPI platform,
What is PRAGATI platform?
PRAGATI (Pro-Active Governance And Timely Implementation) is a multi-purpose, multi-modal, unique and interactive platform.
The platform is aimed at addressing common man’s grievances, and simultaneously monitoring and reviewing important programmes and projects of the Government of India as well as projects flagged by State Governments.
The PRAGATI platform uniquely bundles three latest technologies:
Digital data management,
The Centre for Development of Telematics (C-DOT) is an Indian Government owned telecommunications technology development centre.
It was established in 1984 by Sam Pitroda with initial mandate of designing and developing digital exchanges.
C-DOT has expanded to develop intelligent computer software applications.
It has offices in Delhi, Bangalore and Kolkata.
It is one of the few government organisations in India which have been appraised at Maturity Level 5 of CMMI-DEV v1.3.