India To Have EV Charging Infra Policy Soon: Power Minister

The policy on electric vehicles (EVs) charging infrastructure will also allow individuals to establish charging stations for commercial use India would soon have a policy on electric vehicles (EVs) charging infrastructure that will allow individuals to establish charging stations for...

DoT May Ask Trai to Revise Spectrum Prices for Next Auction

The DoT panel is said to have expressed view that the auction should not be conducted before late 2019, given the industry’s poor financial health The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) panel, which was set up to consider Trai’s recommendations on...

DoT Directs Telecom Operators to Stop Aadhaar-based e-KYC

The new directive by the DoT would serve a big blow to companies like Reliance Jio, Vodafone Idea and Bharti Airtel The Department of Telecommunication (DoT) on Friday barred the telecom companies from Aadhaar-based authentication in compliance with the recent...

New Policy to Address Concerns of Industry: Telecom Min

The Government is planning to optimally price spectrum, review taxes and charges such as licencing fees and spectrum usage charges In the wake of various concerns raised by telecom companies, Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha said on Thursday said that the...

No Mobile Phone Number Faces Deactivation Threat: DoT

The Supreme Court has not asked telecom operators to delete all the eKYC data of customers but asked the UIDAI to not keep authentication log after six months In the wake of news reports doing round stating that 50 crore...

Telecom Commission Approves Reduction in SUC for ISPs

Spectrum Usage Charge should be levied at 1% so as to cover administrative charges and there should be no financial bank guarantee for ISP licences Telecom Commission, in its meeting on Wednesday, approved the reduction in spectrum usage charge (SUC)...

Telcos to Notify Subscribers 30 Days in Advance Before Service Closure

The new decision is part of recommendations of Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on 'Closure of Access Services' that were cleared by the Telecom Commission In the wake of sudden closing of services by a few telecom operators recently...

Govt increases import duty on telecom equipment to 20%

The Government has raised import duty on various telecom equipment to address the country’s increasing current account deficit and weakening rupee As part of its measures to reduce the current account deficit (CAD) and preventing further weakening of the rupee,...

New Industrial Policy Intends to Align India with Emerging Technologies

The New Industrial Policy is in sync with the challenges and opportunities for India with the fourth industrial revolution technologies The New Industrial Policy, framed by the Ministry of Commerce & Industry in consultation with all the ministries, state governments,...

IT Ministry Receives Over 400 Suggestions on Draft Personal Data Protection Bill

Given the recent incidents like Facebook, Cambridge Analytica scandal and Google Plus data leak, draft personal data protection bill sounds a smarter idea The IT Ministry of India will be going through more than 400 suggestions made by government departments,...

Electronics Policy Draft Aims to Push Local Manufacturing, sets $400 bn Target by 2025

The draft policy aims to increase the mobile phone production from 500 million units in 2019 to one billion by 2025 The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) on Wednesday released a draft proposal of National Policy on Electronics...

Telecom’s Digital Communications Policy to Draw $100 Bn Investment

The telecom department has come up with Broadband for all and around 4 million employment opportunities under its new Policy The National Digital Communications Policy, the new telecom policy, has been approved by the Union Cabinet, thereby paving the way...

Geo-tagging: Government’s Solution to Curb Shell Companies

In a move to crack down on shell firms, the government has planned to geo-tag the registered addresses of companies in India The government of India has decided on geo-tagging, that is, providing data on the exact location of offices....

India To Launch Policy To Promote EV: Narendra Modi

Clean and sustainable are the two words which will define mobility in the near future, stated Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Most automotive manufacturers and countries too have begun putting in efforts in the right earnest towards mobility which is electric/makes...

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