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The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology is an executive agency of the Union Government of the Republic of India.
After Twitter lost its status as an intermediary platform in India, the microblogging platform on Wednesday said that it will continue to make every effort to comply with the government's new IT rules.
The Common Services Centres (CSCs) of Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology has partnered with digital payments provider PayPal to offer Covid-relief facilities and drive awareness campaigns regarding prevention and care against the pandemic in rural India.
India took a strong objection to the use of the term so-called 'Indian variant' for the B.1.617 variant of the coronavirus on social media posts.
The government welcomes criticism and genuine requests for help amid the COVID-19 pandemic, but it is necessary to take action against users who misuse social media to spread panic and misinformation, sources from the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) said on Sunday.
India is among the top five countries with the greatest number of cyber-attacks, according to The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT).
Indigenous video-conferencing application 'VideoMeet' has revealed that the average use of video conferencing facility on its platform has increased from 20 minutes before COVID to 35 minutes now. The company also came out with other fascinating insights that throw light on the increasing popularity of such platforms in the aftermath of the global pandemic.
Amazon will begin manufacturing electronic devices in India later this year, said the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology on Tuesday.
The Central government has conveyed to Twitter officials that the manner in which the social media giant officially allows fake, unverified, and automated bot accounts to be operated on its platform, raises doubts about its commitment to transparency and healthy conversation on the platform.
On the request of Twitter, Secretary to Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India held a virtual interaction with Twitter officials on Wednesday and expressed strong displeasure on the way Twitter acted after an emergency order was issued to remove this hashtag 'farmer genocide'.