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Digital India: On the path to failure or success?

Digital India is the flagship program of the Indian government to use the transformatory power of digital technology to empower India and build a knowledge economy. Launched in 2015, the program hinges on connecting every Indian citizen to e-governance and basic services through the digital medium, providing all information that is needed at one’s fingertips. This is the path to [...]

By | March 17th, 2017|Categories: Digital Inclusion|Tags: , |0 Comments

Digital Inclusion and the Dairy Farmer – mobile technology for social development

I am sure many of you look forward to beginning your day with a piping hot cup of coffee or tea. But did you give some thought to where the milk in your tea or coffee came from? If you buy directly from a local tabela (dairy) the answer is easy. If you buy packet milk, then chances are, your [...]

By | February 8th, 2017|Categories: Digital Inclusion|0 Comments

Making India a Cashless Economy is now a reality

One of the issues we have all experienced first hand after the demonetization of high-value currency is that certain segments of the population struggle more than others in a cashless scenario. Small traders do not accept plastic – poor people do not have bank accounts or do not use them much – rural India requires credit but lacks credit cards. [...]

By | December 13th, 2016|Categories: Banking, Technology|0 Comments

Made In India – in 22 languages

Just last week the Indian government made an announcement mandating support for Indian language on all phones sold in India from July 2017 onwards. Any mobile phone (smartphone or feature phone) sold in India after this date will have to support display of content in all 22 official Indian languages and provide input capability in at least 3 languages – [...]

By | November 8th, 2016|Categories: Digital Inclusion, Technology|0 Comments

Making Mobile Apps For Digital India

A decade back, no one would have ever imagined that KFC, predominantly a fried chicken food chain would ever include a vegetarian item in their menu. And not just include one, but advertise the same as the company’s USP as well. That explains the “100% Veg Paneer Zinger” ads in KFC outlets, quite visible in Indian cities, but what you [...]

By | October 28th, 2016|Categories: Press|0 Comments

Express Your Business in Own Language, says Anant Computing

Express Your Business in Own Language, says Anant Computing Reduces the time and cost of app development, cuts marketing budgets The world of mobile applications in India caters almost exclusively to an English-centric developer and user base. The reality is that 700 + million Indians, who carry smartphones or feature phones, are unable to get the benefit of such applications [...]

By | October 28th, 2016|Categories: Press|0 Comments