First meeting of working group on smart card, Biometric and RFID

Thursday, September 25, 2014: DeitY has constituted a Joint Working Group under the Chairmanship of Dr. Ajay Kumar, Joint Secretary, DeitY for Smart Card, Biometric and RFID Industries. The JWG consists of members from the Government, concerned Industry/Associations including R&D organizations of DeitY. The 1st meeting of Working Group was held on 17th July, 2014 at [...]

Status of investment proposals under M-SIPS

Thursday, September 25, 2014:  Total Investment Applications: 45 Total Investment Proposals: `80,212.92 Crore For further details, please contact Smt Vandana Srivastava, Addl Director, Deity (vandana.srivastava@nic.in)

DeitY’s participation in Computex-2014, Taiwan

Thursday, September 25, 2014: Computex Taipei is the largest ICT trade show in Asia and the second largest in the world. This year’s exhibition was held in Taipei from June 3 -7, 2014. More than 150 representatives from the Taiwanese ICT industry and representatives of India from Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY), Telecom Sector Skill [...]

Empowered Committee meeting of secretary on skill development

Thursday, September 25, 2014: The 3rd meeting of the Empowered Committee for the ‘Scheme for Financial Assistance to select 06 (Six) States/ UTs for Skill Development in the ESDM Sector’ was held on 19th June 2014 in DeitY under the Chairmanship of Shri R S Sharma, Secretary, DeitY. The Committee recommended the proposals of the [...]

Online application system portal for CRS enabled by Bureau of Indian Standards

Thursday, September 25, 2014: BIS has informed the Policy Advisor Committee in its second meeting held on 16.07.2014 that BIS has enabled portal for online submission / processing of applications for the Compulsory Registration Scheme. Stating that the portal has been made operational w.e.f. 23rd June 2014, DG BIS stated that it was now mandatory to [...]

Consultation held with BIS on CRS / New labelling guidelines

Thursday, September 25, 2014: The second meeting of Policy Advisory Committee for Compulsory Registration Scheme for Electronics & IT Goods was held at MoCA on 16.07.14 and was chaired by Additional Secretary (MoCA). The meeting was held largely to reconsider the labelling requirements under CRS. It was agreed that:  The compliance statement shall preferably be [...]

DEFTECH 2014: Second CII-CENJOWS International Seminar & Exhibition on defence technology

Thursday, September 25, 2014: CII in collaboration with CENJOWS organised second edition of DEFTECH: International Seminar & Exhibition on Defence Technology on 16th July 2014 with the focus on Technology: the Key to Indigenization. Shri Kapil Sharma, Senior Consultant, DeitY represented DeitY at the event and made a presentation on the DeitY’s policies and initiatives to [...]

“Connect with India” event at Semicon West 2014

  Thursday, September 25, 2014: A Government – Industry Delegation led by Dr. Ajay Kumar, Joint Secretary, DeitY visited San Francisco, USA to participate in Semicon West 2014 and to promote investment in Electronics Sector from July 8-10 2014. The delegation consisted of Shri SK Marwaha, Director, DeitY, Shri MN Vidyashankar, President, IESA, Shri Deven Verma, Chairman and [...]

PhD students applied/sanctioned for academic year 2014-15 as part of enhancement of PhDs to 2500 in ESDM

Thursday, September 25, 2014: As part of the scheme to enhance the number of PhDs in the field of ESDM & IT-ITES, the 1st meeting of the Academic Committee was held on 28th June 2014. The number of PhDs approved (for Academic year 2014-15) by the Academic Committee in the meeting is given below: Indian Institutes [...]

Template for preference to domestically manufactured electronic products in govt. procurement

Thursday, September 25, 2014: DeitY has issued a Template for inclusion of the policy provision regarding preference to domestically manufactured electronic products in Government procurement in the procurement tenders by Ministries/Departments. Please visit DeitY website: http://deity.gov.in/esdm/pma to download the template. For further details please contact Shri SK Marwah, Director, DeitY (smarwah@deity.gov.in)