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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Tata Trusts join hands to launch ‘Social Alpha Quest for Agritech Innovations’ to identify Agritech solutions that can impact small and marginal farmers

Up to 12 innovations will be selected to be a part of the first cohort of the India Agritech Incubation Network at IIT Kanpur 60 Agritech start-ups to be incubated over 5 years to impact 50,000 farmers Tata Trusts to provide grassroots level sandbox for pilots and implementation Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Tata Trusts have joined hands to set up the India Agritech Incubation Network (I...

India and the Golden Era of EngineeringNXT

Are we ready for $100 Billion ER&D services from India by 2025? The time is ripe for India to open the doors to EngineeringNXT. A slew of new age technologies is taking center stage, spelling the beginning of the Golden Era for Engineering R&D Organizations in the country. According to a report by NASSCOM and consulting firm Zinnov, Indian Engineering and R&D (ER&D) services and pr...

Karnataka Government notifies Karnataka Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Rules 2019

The Government of Karnataka has notified the Karnataka Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Rules 2019 pertaining to Creche facilities. The Rules are applicable to commercial establishment with 50 or more employees in the State.  They have come into effect from August 8th 2019. Following are some of the key provisions of the Rules: Distance Criteria – The Rules mandates every establishment to provide and...

Policy Update: Finance Ministry introduces digital KYC under PMLA

Context The Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue) has introduced digital KYC (know your customer) by amending the Prevention of Money-laundering (Maintenance of Records) Rules, 2005, it said in a gazette notification dated 19 August 2019. “digital KYC means the capturing live photo of the client and officially valid document or the proof of possession of Aadhaar, where offline verification c...

Innovate2Transform: AI & An Eye in the Sky Are Now A Solar Plant’s Favourite Aides

As the debate over environment-friendly power generation is getting stronger across the world, the myriad benefits of solar power are being widely discussed and rapidly implemented. Regions like Middle East, parts of East Asia and Europe are among the leaders now in deploying solar fields for harnessing clean energy. The global solar photovoltaic (PV) market is expected to witness a 25% growth thi...

Is Voice is the next conversational interface?

Voice technology is for everyone Last week I booked a cab for myself. The moment I stepped in, the driver asked about the destination, which I told. After that he softly repeated the destination, but it was not to confirm from me. I noticed that he spoke into his smartphone, which understood his Indian English accent, and displayed the route for the destination on the screen. I was amazed to see t...

Nasscom’s Recommendations on Promoting R&D Ecosystem for IT & BPM Industry in India

Nasscom recently submitted its recommendations to the Office of the Principal Scientific Adviser (PSA) on promoting R&D ecosystem for IT & BPM industry in India. Please find below the key highlights from our recommendations: India’s Research and Development (R&D) should focus on the following technologies over the next five to 10 years. Internet of Things (IoT), Cloud computing, Artifi...

Changing the game: Technological disruptions in the Indian Insurance Sector

Did you know that there are more than 55 life insurance and non-life insurance companies that operate in India alone? That’s a huge number, and it allows for fierce competition! Owing to individuals’ higher disposable income, increasing life expectancy, economic growth of the country and the Government’s increased FDI limit, investments in the insurance sector have increased manifold and the horiz...

Digital Transformation and the Changing Developer Role

I recently met an old college friend, after many years. After the usual catching up about life, the conversation shifted to work. He now works as a machine learning scientist, and as we all know, ML is one of the biggest tech trends driving digital disruption today. We spoke a lot about the digital age, and the conversation delved more into how ML is now a perceived threat to traditional developer...

Agritech In India – Emerging Trends In 2019

NASSCOM’s report titled Agritech In India – Emerging Trends in 2019 underlines transformation and trends in the Indian Agritech Industry. The report covers emerging areas in Agritech with focus on key stakeholders and new business opportunities. Study also analysed Agritech start-up founder’s perspective on different issues. Key Findings Agritech 2018 & 2019 Highlights USD ~248 mn funding rece...

What is the Working Procedure of Payroll Software for Company HR System?

We are here to find how payroll activities are handled by a computer application. And, in order to understand it finely, firstly we have to understand what is payroll When we talk about any system, we mostly consider it as an offline or online application. But in several cases, the systems have a wider perspective rather than online and offline. They come with a much broader set of activities and ...

Data Lakes vs. Data Warehouses: Debunking the Top 3 Myths

Data storage isn’t as simple as it once seemed. Intricate machines and technologies now collect an incredible breadth of data — over 2.5 quintillion bytes every day! — from equipment sensors, logs, users, consumers, and elsewhere. All of that data must go somewhere and be stored in a way that allows businesses to leverage it. Considering the volume and variety of data available today, quite a few ...