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India to help Portugal with capacity building for e-delivery of schemes

India to help Portugal with capacity building for e-delivery of schemes

New Delhi, Mar 6 (UNI) With an effort to expand its bilateral relationship further, India and Portugal have agreed to set up an institutional mechanism to collaborate in areas of electronic manufacturing, ITeS, start-ups, cyber security and e-governance. 'We have discussed several collaborative initiatives in the domain of Capacity Building and Cyber Security to ensure safe and secure cyber space. We have also informed Portuguese Minister that India is going to host the Global Conference on Cyber Space (GCCS) in November 2017, which will see participation of over 100 countries with 2000 delegates,' said Ravi Shankar Prasad, Minister for Electronics and Information Technology. Ahead of the ICEGOV 2017, the 10th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance, Mr Prasad held a bilateral meeting with Maria Manuel Leitao Marques, Minister of Presidency and of Administrative Modernization, Portugal. Mr Prasad also said, 'Our collaboration for ICEGOV 2017 is an endorsement of strong cooperation between the two countries. We are delighted to host Ms Maria Manuel Leitao Marques and the Portuguese delegation for ICEGOV 2017. 'We will support the Portugal team in scaling up their initiatives – Simplex and Portuguese Citizen Shops, which are like our MyGov and Common Service Center initiatives,' he added. ICEGOV promotes interaction between stakeholders, where all would be sharing a common view that public investment in Digital Government advances public policy and development. The 'Simplex' programme of Portugal works towards simplifying interaction between public administration and citizens and business partners. UNI ASH RJ 1452


Karnataka govt's Idea2PoC programme for start-ups a big hit

Bengaluru, Jun 28 (UNI) The Idea2PoC programme by the Karnataka government as part of its Startup Policy has attracted brilliant innovators and grants worth Rs 3.


DCB bank launches Aadhaar based iris eye scan customer verification service

Hyderabad, Jun 15 (UNI ) DCB Bank, a new generation private sector bank has launched new services - India’s first Aadhaar based iris eye scan customer verification and fingerprint operated ATM in Telangana, today.


NPCI launches dedicated website for BHIM

New Delhi, Jun 7 (UNI) National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) has launched a dedicated website for Bharat Interface for Money (BHIM) to facilitate customers with information about BHIM app.


Grundfos launches 'Smart Solarz' for domestic use

Chennai, May 31 (UNI) Grundfos Pumps India Private Limited, a leading manufacturer of energy efficient pumps, today launched 'Smart Solarz', a solar pump for domestic use.


Google picks six Indian startups for accelerator programme

Bengaluru, May 24 (UNI) Global technology giant Google today said it had shortlisted six Indian startups for the fourth class of its Accelerator Program.

We are well poised to be in the forefront of eCommerce industry: Askmebazaar CEO

We are well poised to be in the forefront of eCommerce industry: Askmebazaar CEO

New Delhi, Jan 24 (UNI) Home and Lifestyle online market place Askmebazaar, is trying to position itself in the fast growing e-commerce sector and aims to set the standards in authenticity via genuine branded goods and taking on its rivals with a new narrative for brand conscious Indian consumer.

Kunal Singhal wins 'Start-up entrepreneur of the year' award

Kunal Singhal wins 'Start-up entrepreneur of the year' award

New Delhi, Aug 1 (UNI) Aiming to promote small medium enterprises across the country, the Sarthi Group awarded Kunal Singhal, Managing Director of Easy Business Solutions the Excellence Award in the category "Start-up Entrepreneur of the Year".

NextEra Softech launches app to get exact location

NextEra Softech launches app to get exact location

New Delhi, Apr 17 (UNI) When your car breaks down on the highway, or you get stranded in the middle of nowhere, when your taxi can’t find the exact location or you see a huge pothole in the middle of the road, wouldn’t it be great to be able to lead the right people directly to your location? Similarly, even in emergency situations, when ambulances, police vehicles and fire trucks have to find the right location, an accurate map will simply help save a lot of time, and a lot of lives.