15 lakh youngsters to be trained to use BHIM App – Pm Modi

Good News – Under BHIM(Bharat Interface for money)Volunteers of the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) have decided to train 15 lakh youngsters . This decision has been taken by further Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s digital initiative. This training programme started on  April 8 and will continue till April 14 (the birth anniversary of Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar). During this week, BJYM will train about 15 lakh youths about BHIM App.

15 lakh youngsters to be trained to use BHIM App

BHIM (Bharat Interface for Money) is a Mobile App developed by National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), based on the Unified Payment Interface (UPI). It was launched by Prime Minister Modi, at a Digi Dhan mela at Talkatora Stadium in New Delhi on December 30, 2016. This app has been named after Bhim Rao Ambedkar and is intended to facilitate e-payments directly through banks and as part of the 2016 Indian banknote demonetization and drive towards cashless transactions.

Awareness drive in Lucknow has already been started and adjoining areas about the the benefits of the BHIM App, and it will facilitate cashless transaction under programme

Centre of Excellence launched to support digital India by HP

HP Inc on Wednesday launched its first ‘Centre of Excellence’ (CoE) in India to promote digital India mission.The CoE is the fifth in the world and first in India for HP Indigo. With southern states contributing to almost 50% of its business, the company is looking drive adoption in multiple sectors including photography, packaging and labelling on-demand and customized printing. Besides the company’s digital offset presses, it will also showcase pre-press, post-press and web to print solutions. » Read more

Nasscom to uplift cyber-security In India

cyber-security In India

According to the news released by a source it is said that NASSCOM in collaboration with security firm Symantec, and Data Security Council of India (DSCI) launched the National Occupational Standards for ten cyber security job roles with the corresponding Qualification Packs (QP) in line with the National Skills Qualification Framework (NSQF).

it is expected to create $35 billion revenue opportunity and employment opportunities for about a million professionals by 2025 for India, IT industry body Nasscom said.

“We estimate that cyber security is about $2.5-3 billion or about 2 per cent of the close to USD 150 billion Indian IT sector. With the sector on track to reach $350 billion by 2025, we estimate 10 per cent of this to be cybersecurity,” Nasscom Chair Cyber Security Task Force Rajendra Pawar said

Talking about Symantec’s on-going association with NASSCOM, Sanjay Rohatgi, Senior Vice President, Asia Pacific and Japan, Symantec said “Building the next generation of cyber professionals is key to securing India’s critical information infrastructure, battling cybercrime and making the ‘Digital India’ initiative successful.”

Realising the importance of encouraging women in this field, Rohatgi said, “Leading on from our commitment in 2015, we continue to work closely with NASSCOM to build a cadre of world class, skilled and certified cyber security professionals in India, with a special focus on youth and women.”

NASSCOM President R Chandrashekhar explained that the initiative has a bilateral approach—to contribute to limiting the spurt of cyber-crime and also enhancing the employability of the work-force.

“With collaborative efforts, we are glad to announce the launch of ten QPs & the courseware for QP Analyst – Application Security, which is the collective effort of the industry and is going to be a landmark in empowering women while fighting a major issue like cybercrime,” he added.