MAIT Organizes Workshop On IT Procurement Practices In Jharkhand

MAIT recently organized a sensitization workshop on ‘Good Procurement Practices for Information Technology’ in Jharkhand. The event was organized to highlight the importance of good IT procurement practices for government and semi-government organizations. The workshop featured a presentation on ‘Good Procurement Practices for e-Governance Projects’ in which Ankur Malhotra, VP-GR & PP, Accenture emphasised on preparation of new IT procurement procedures based on model RFPs, incorporating amended GFR rules, and other relevant regulations such as those related to energy consumption or e-waste. The goal behind revamping existing procurement practices is...

MAIT Optimistic For GST Bill Passage In Rajya Sabha

IT hardware lobby group Manufacturers’ Association of Information Technology (MAIT) is hopeful for GST bill passage in Rajya Sabha this week. The GST Bill, which is pending for several years, is likely to be approved by the Rajya Sabha as the government has listed the Bill under this week’s agenda for consideration. Government is expected to get support for the passage of proposed GST Bill in the Upper House. It is a destination-based tax that will reduce the tussle amongst the origin state and the destination state, often seen to...

MAIT Signs MoU With NIELIT On E-Waste Management

Manufacturers’ Association for Information Technology (MAIT), the apex body representing ICT industry today signed an MoU with National Institute of Electronics & Information Technology (NIELIT) for capacity building of government offices in managing their e-waste. The MoU was signed by Dr. Ashwini Kumar Sharma, Director General, NIELIT and Anwar Shirpurwala, Executive Director, MAIT in the presence of Dr. Debashis Dutta, Scientist ‘G’ and Group Coordinator, Deity. As per industry estimates, an estimated 1.8 million tonnes of e-waste is generated in the country every year, and is likely to grow to...
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