Indian Railways has launched their official android App on Google Play Store called IRCTC Connect. Users can use their existing login details to login & book tickets, cancel tickets, search & other activities on the app. This is a good move by the Railways as a large number of people have android smartphones & wiil increase the usage of the app. Earlier it was available for Blackberry app store. Going by the screenshots of the app, a right combination of color, navigation has been used in the app.
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IBM SmartCamp is a competition for startups by IBM. It is India`s first competition for B2B startup. Winners will walk away with mentoring services, access to industry experts & partnership opportunities with IBM. 30 Startups would be short-listed & 10 winners would be announced. Healthcare, water management, energy resources, Supply chain & others are some of the top areas which are witnessing a slew of startups.
Indian Start-up scene has a witnessed a tremendous change over the last decade. India with its vast population, large area & new challenges to tackle is providing entrepreneurs a great opportunity to go for startups. This is also attracting global VC’s who are investing in Indian startups. This shows the confidence of the VC’s in Indian economy. Startups do have a lot of challenges in terms of infrastructure, capital, human resources & others. Govt agencies, Mentors, VC’s & tech companies are helping the startups in overcoming these challenges.
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BMW India’s new campaign “Don’t Postpone Joy” reminds people that life is passing by fast and one has to live for the moment & enjoy it. The campaign urges the affluent Indians to enjoy the joy of a luxury car & as “joy is BMW”, this campaign apptly showcases to enjoy the joy. A microsite has also been created as part of the campaign and the microsite has been designed creatively. You can enter your age and it shows your age in seconds.
Narendra Modi led Govt’s Make in India program will facilitate investment, foster innovation, protect IP, and build best-in-class manufacturing infrastructure. New de-licensing and deregulation policies will help reduce complexity & to increase speed and transparency. This campaign to help India become a major Industrial hub globally.
Services of all Central Govt. Departments & Ministries will be integrated with the E-Biz, Industrial licenses extended to 3 years, online returns filing & other initiatives have been undertaken. Policy in Defence sector liberalised and FDI cap has been raised from 26% to 49%.