Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology: Expected Questions on Schemes and Projects –2018 (Download PDF)

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In this article we will discuss various scheme of Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology: New IT Ministry to have say over UIDAI and NIC, Digital India Awards 2016, Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan, and Cyber Swachhta Kendra.

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New IT Ministry to Have Say over UIDAI and NIC

  • 👌Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology will have complete jurisdiction over the:

    • Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI)

    • National Informatics Centre (NIC)

  • Ministry would lead the Initiative on bridging the Digital Divide.

  • Promotion of the Internet, IT and IT enabled services.

  • Promote and manufacture Semiconductor Devices in country.

  • Interaction in IT related matters with international agencies.

Digital India Awards

  • Earlier known as the Web Ratna Awards.

  • Instituted under the Ambit of National Portal of India.

  • Web Ratna award felicitates a Ministry or Department of the Government of India.

  • Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has won gold in the Web Ratna category.

  • 👌To promote more innovative e-governance initiatives by the government entities.

Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan

  • Launched to make 6 crore rural households digitally literate.

  • 25 lakh candidates will be trained in the FY 2016 - 17

  • 275 lakh in the FY 2017 - 18

  • 300 lakh in the FY 2018 - 19

  • To ensure equitable geographical reach, each of the 250, 000 Gram

  • PMG-DISHA is being initiated under Digital India Program.

Cyber Swachhta Kendra

  • Extending the ‘Swachh Bharat’ campaign to the cyber world.

  • Government launched the Cyber Swachhta Kendra – Botnet Cleaning and Malware Analysis Centre.

  • This is a part of MeitY’s Digital India initiative.

  • 👌Centre is operated by the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In).

  • The Centre will also work in close collaboration with the Banks.

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IAS Prelims 2018 GS Paper 1 - Expected Questions on Schemes and Yojanas (Part 1) (In Hindi)

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- Published/Last Modified on: March 16, 2018

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