Tag Archives: Prasad

Connected care will be the future of healthcare: Srinivas Prasad

NEW DELHI: Lack of access and poor quality healthcare claims millions of lives in the developing world every year. According to a September 2018 report in Lancet, 1.6 million people die in India every year due to inadequate healthcare. Experts say that in countries like India where 70% of the population live in rural areas and going to a hospital can be a huge ... Read More »

Apple’s Request for Investment Incentives Will Be Considered With ‘Open Mind’: Ravi Shankar Prasad

India will consider Apple’s request for incentives to invest in the country with an “open mind”, Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad told reporters on Wednesday. “We will very much like Apple to come and have a base in India,” Prasad said. Apple has sent a list of demands to the Indian government, seeking tax concessions and several other policy ... Read More »

37 Mobile Manufacturing Plants Set Up in India in Last Year: Prasad

India has attracted investment from 37 mobile manufacturing companies in last one year that have generated 40,000 direct jobs and 1.25 lakh indirect employment, IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said today. “We decided to make India a big hub of electronics manufacturing. In the last one year, 37 new mobile manufacturing units have come,” Prasad said after inaugurating government-funded ‘Electropreneur ... Read More »

robust telephone protection a project for law Enforcement: Prasad

As Apple slugs it out with FBI on privateness problems, India Friday said robust encryption era to cozy facts and communications in smartphones, consisting of those made by way of the us-based firm, is a mission for law enforcement businesses. It said but that a device for cell forensics has been advanced to deal with smartphones which include Apple. “smart ... Read More »

Apple Exploring Investment Options in India: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Technology giant Apple and other global players are exploring opportunities to invest in India’s electronic segment, which has attracted investments of over Rs. 1,20,000 crores so far, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Monday. “When I became minister, we had Rs. 11,198 crores of investments in electronic manufacturing. I am happy to tell you, now it is Rs. 1,20,000 ... Read More »

Apple Exploring Investment Options in India: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Technology giant Apple and other global players are exploring opportunities to invest in India’s electronic segment, which has attracted investments of over Rs. 1,20,000 crores so far, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Monday. “When I became minister, we had Rs. 11,198 crores of investments in electronic manufacturing. I am happy to tell you, now it is Rs. 1,20,000 ... Read More »

Freedom 251 Company’s Books to Be Scrutinised: Ravi Shankar Prasad

The Directorate of Enforcement is investigating Ringing Bells, the company that launched the Freedom 251 for alleged contravention of FEMA. Besides, the Corporate Affairs Ministry has ordered scrutiny of the company’s books, while the Department of Electronics and IT (DeitY) is reviewing issues related to Freedom 251 smartphone, touted as world’s cheapest. Responding to queries related to the smartphone, Telecom ... Read More »

India’s Mobile Phone Production Rises to 110 Million in 2015-16: Prasad

Mobile phone production in the country has more than doubled to 110 million in 2015-16 on the back of duty rationalisation announced in the previous Budget, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said Tuesday. The minister said 16 new mobile manufacturing units have been set up during the financial year. “In 2014-15, the mobile units manufactured in the country was 5.4 ... Read More »