Digital India: Internet users doubles but digital transactions lags

The Indian internet user base has been growing impressively, thanks to the mobile internet. But the number of internet users transacting online is still low.

46% of online Indians primarily consumed local language content: Mary Meeker

cross IndiaIt is that time of the year. The entire internet eco-system wants to read Mary Meeker’s annual internet report. This year there has been a substantial focus on India (55 slides – slide 232 to 287). Read more on 46% of online Indians primarily consumed local language content: Mary Meeker…

Digital India: A list of popular government websites in India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken a lot of interest to give a push to Digital India. The onus is always on the individual ministries & departments to embrace Digital India, they are supposed to have websites which are constantly updated and content must be in multiple Indian languages. So what is the current state of Indian govt websites today?

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Digital India: What India’s Open Data Program could learn from USAFacts.org

Many governments around the world are making their data available to the public. A check on the status of Open Data in India.

India needs a Minister For Internet

The govt needs to appoint a Minister exclusively for the growth of the Internet in India. The Ministry should also focus on providing govt services online.