While all of the post offices in India are supposed to have internet (and be digitized by the end of the year), internet connectivity is non-functional at several units
With the government gung-ho about a Digital India and Smart India, here are a few apps that it can develop to bring in accountability, transparency, efficiency
Dilip Tripathi, a businessman from Lucknow, used his personal savings of Rs20 lakh to transform Hasuri Ausanpur into Digital Hasuri
For more than three-fourths of the population that is yet to be connected, the information superhighway is a long and winding road
India has neither looked at communication nor information as ‘private’. There is also little understanding of private life in India.
Equipped with MeraApp, which comes with information on government schemes, the SoochnaPreneurs serve their community with information and digital services
Internet has a lot to offer to tribes living in forests, as rural connectivity can ensure better access to government schemes, entitlements and rights
What makes us believe that Right to Privacy will not be restricted at the govt’s whims and fancies?
Use of a simple smartphone can ensure equitable access to facilities, challenging patriarchal insensitivity and facilitating gender equality
A few hours after today’s judgment, Union minister for information technology Ravi Shankar Prasad noted, “Even a fundamental right to privacy has limitations.” We are yet to see what these limitations will be.