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MAIT welcomes e-waste draft
by CXOtoday Staff    Apr 29, 2010
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : Hardware & Software
MAIT, the apex body representing the interest of IT hardware industry in India congratulated the Union Minister of State for Environment & Forests,  Jairam Ramesh on making the draft 'e-waste (Management and Handling) Rules, 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...
Hardware Sector Closes Year on Positive Note
by CXOtoday Staff    Dec 30, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : Infrastructure
After facing weak buying sentiments in the first half of 2009, hardware companies have performed stronger than expected in the third quarter. Research firm Gartner expects the worldwide PC shipments to grow 2.8% in 2009. Diptarup...
MAIT Looks to Partner with Govt for e-Governance
by Muntazir Abbas    Jul 14, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : Infrastructure
MAIT, the representative body of the domestic IT sector, has expressed its desire to partner with government-led initiatives to accelerate e-governance and e-education initiatives that would lead to higher IT penetration in India. "The...
PC Sales Declined 7% Last Fiscal
by CXOtoday Staff    Jul 14, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : Hardware & Software
According to the hardware industry's representative body MAIT, Indians bought fewer personal computers including notebooks and netbooks last fiscal. Sales declined 7% to 6.79 million units from 7.34 million units in 2007-08, as per a MAIT...
MAIT Welcomes Focus on Inclusive Growth
by CXOtoday Staff    Jul 06, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : Infrastructure
MAIT, the apex body representing India's IT hardware, training and R&D services sectors, has welcomed the thrust given in the Union Budget toward sustaining the national economic growth and making it inclusive. Further, it expressed...
CXO Wishlist for ICT Minister A Raja
by Sonal Desai    May 29, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : Infrastructure
While many in IT Inc. were pleased to see the back of A. Raja in the wake of various controversies over spectrum allocation, politically-bound Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has surprised the CXO community with his re-appointment to the same...
Stimulus Package Could Benefit India Inc.
by Abhinna Shreshtha & Manu Sharma    Feb 25, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
The Lok Sabha yesterday approved External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee's plan for reducing the CENVAT (excise duty/CVD) rate by 2% and service tax by 2.5%. Mukherjee had proposed these steps in the VOA announced earlier this month. ...
MAIT Welcomes Package for Economic Stimulus
by CXOtoday Staff    Feb 25, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
MAIT has welcomed the announcement of the third package for economic stimulus by the union government to give a boost to domestic consumption and provide relief to the industry through 2% reduction of excise duty and 2.5% reduction in service...
IIT Delhi Launches Innovation Portal
by Muntazir Abbas    Feb 18, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : Infrastructure
Sun Microsystems, as a part of its ORKA project, has launched an open innovation portal -- innovationcommons.org. This is an initiative by the Center of Excellence (CoE) in e-governance of the Department of Management Studies, IIT Delhi. The...
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