initiatives Archive

Infosys and MongoDB Partner to Drive Application Modernization Initiatives

Bangalore, India – December 15, 2016:  Infosys (NYSE: INFY), a global leader in consulting, technology, outsourcing and next-generation services, and MongoDB, the database for giant ideas, today announced details of a global partnership designed to help enterprises accelerate their digital transformation and application modernization initiatives with next generation database solutions. Infosys and MongoDB will help

World Economic Forum, MasterCard and GSMA Commit to Lead Initiatives on Scaling-up Humanitarian Payments in Emergency Situations

Istanbul, Turkey, 23 May 2016 – The World Economic Forum, MasterCard and the GSMA join together at the World Humanitarian Summit, held this week in Istanbul on 23-24 May, to commit to lead initiatives that will improve the way people receive humanitarian assistance in the form of diverse payments following a crisis.Following the UN Secretary-General’s

ICICI Bank launches novel women centric initiatives on International Women’s Day

iWork@home, a first-of-its-kind programme, allows women employees to work from home This unique programme replicates the work environment at home by providing employees access to their work applications in a safe and secure manner Women can work from home for one year, which can be further extended The other initiative aids women managers who travel

World Bank Approves US$1.5 Billion to Support India’s Universal Sanitation Initiatives

More than 500 million rural people to gain access to toilets and other sanitation facilities with a focus on behavior change New Delhi, December 16, 2015 – The World Bank has approved a US$1.5 billion loan for the Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) Support Operation Project to support the Government of India in its efforts to

Intel CEO Unveils Products, Initiatives and Collaborations for More Immersive, Intuitive Experiences and Increased Device Security

NEWS HIGHLIGHTS Intel CEO Brian Krzanich demonstrated Intel-developed designs for wearable devices including smart earbuds with biometric and fitness capabilities, an always-on smart headset that integrates with existing personal assistant technologies, and a smart wireless charging bowl. Krzanich announced strategic collaborations with luxury retailer Barneys New York*, the Council of Fashion Designers of America* and

Achievements and initiatives of the Ministry of Mines for the Year 2012 – Mineral Concession System and Transparency

The Ministry of Mines has vide order dated 4.3.2009 constituted a Central Coordination-cum-Empowered Committee (CEC) under the chairpersonship of Secretary (Mines) to monitor and minimize delays at various levels in grant of approvals for mineral concession applications.  The CEC meets quarterly, and has so far held ten meetings wherein important decisions aimed at minimizing delays in