1. 15th Asia-Media Summit Begins in New Delhi
ii. The AMS 2018, an annual summit of the Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD) Kuala Lumpur, is a prestigious summit in the Asia Pacific Region and India is hosting the event for the first time.
2. Ravi Shankar Prasad Launches Website of Digital India Internship Scheme
ii. The internship is an opportunity for a student to secure first hand and practical work experience under the guidance of qualified and experienced Supervisor and Mentor.
3. 15th Finance Commission Constituted Advisory Council
ii. The role and functions of the council will be to advise the commission on any issue or subject related to the Terms of Reference (ToR) of the Commission.
4. TRAI Releases Draft of Telecom Interconnection Regulations
ii. The ‘draft Telecommunication Interconnection (Amendment) Regulations 2018‘ proposed that a service provider can ask another operator for additional ports, in case the projected utilisation of the capacity is likely to exceed 85% over 60 day period.
- Manoj Sinha is the Minister of State (I/C) of the Ministry of Communications.
- Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore is the Minister of State in the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.
5. Madhya Pradesh Launches India’s 1st ICCC For Its Smart Cities
ii. Bhopal, Indore, Ujjain, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Satna, and Sagar are the seven smart cities under SCM in Madhya Pradesh. It was launched in the first “Apex Conference for the CEOs” of smart cities.