Tag: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Ro-pax services will drastically reduce distances: Narendra Modi

NEW DELHI: The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi launched ‘Mahabahu-Brahmaputra’ and laid the foundation stone of two bridges in Assam. Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari; Union Minister for Law & Justice, Communications and Electronics & Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad; MoS (I/C) for Ports, Shipping and Waterways Mansukh Mandaviya and Chief Minister […]

Amazon India to commence electronic devices manufacturing in India

NEW DELHI: India’s Electronics & Information Technology, Communications and Law &Justice Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today held a virtual meeting with Amit Agarwal, Amazon’s Global Senior Vice President and Country Head for India. Range of issues related to digital sector were discussed during this meeting. After this meeting Amazon India has made an announcement to […]

Trilogy of Schemes to Script a Global Chapter in Electronics Manufacturing

NEW DELHI: The government of India headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has always believed in transformative programs be it Digital India, Make in India and Startup India. These initiatives have empowered ordinary Indians, led to digital inclusion, encouraged innovation and entrepreneurship and raised the stature of India as a global digital power. Promotion of […]

AGR verdict: Sunil Mittal approaches Ravi Shankar Prasad, others over statutory dues

NEW DELHI: Telecom tycoon Sunil Bharti Mittal on Monday came knocking at the doors of top government officials including Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, over billions of dollars in statutory dues like spectrum and licence fee liability that his and other telcos had not fully provisioned in their accounts. Sources said Mittal first met Prasad […]

Apple has big plans for India, electronic cos bullish about country: Ravi Shankar Prasad

NEW DELHI: Law and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said all electronics companies are bullish on the Indian market and iPhone maker Apple is going to come in the country with big business plans. Prasad said that during his regime, mobile factories in India have increased from 2 to 268, including component makers for the […]

Government working out package for BSNL, MTNL: Ravi Shankar Prasad in Parliament

NEW DELHI: The government of India is committed to making the services of state-owned telecom companies BSNL and MTNL professional and it is working on evolving a package in this regard, IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad told the Rajya Sabha Thursday. Replying to supplementaries during the Question Hour, the minister said the BSNL has 50 […]

Telecom spectrum auction to be held this year: Ravi Shankar Prasad

NEW DELHI: Newly-appointed Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday said that India will hold spectrum auction for 5G and other bands in the current calendar year. Taking charge of his new ministry, Prasad said that amongst his priorities will be revival of state-owned MTNL and BSNL. The minister, however, asserted that the telecom corporations […]

Ravi Shankar Prasad meets top IT honchos, says industry will team up for social initiatives

NEW DELHI: India’s IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Thursday the Indian IT industry has decided to pool its combined expertise for contributing to various social initiatives, including volunteering for social cause. The minister also stressed that the IT sector needs to work towards coordinated CSR efforts on a common platform for the interest […]

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