@Budget 2010
UID budget boost to drive smartcard technologies
by Manu Sharma    Mar 02, 2010
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : Hardware & Software
The Unique Identification (UID) project has received a massive hike of Rs 1,900 crore in the budgetary allocation for 2010-11. The sum is likely to drive investments in smart card technologies, where chips, software and biometrics play a big...
Extend tax holiday, include sops for R&D
by Ashutosh Desai    Feb 26, 2010
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : Hardware & Software
As a precursor to the 2010-11 budget, CXOtoday sought the views of the veterans in the IT industry. By far, implementation of GST (goods and service tax) and extension of the tax holiday for the STPI is at the top of the wish list -- and for...
Improve education, implement and monitor projects
by Ashutosh Desai    Feb 25, 2010
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : Infrastructure
The Indian Government will announce its fiscal policy for the year 2010-11 within the next 24 hours. As the ministry works towards presenting the country's budget tomorrow, CXOtoday went about gaining a few insights on the expectations in the...