IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw reviews work on supercomputers and Meity projects

IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw held review meetings on various projects under Meity on Saturday, including the super computing project managed by CDAC.

State Minister for Electronics and Informatics Rajeev Chandrasekar was also present at the review meeting.

“I held a review meeting today with my colleague Shri @rajeev_mp on CDAC and its progress on the national supercomputing mission and other programs and services with @SecretaryMEITY and other agents of @GoI_MeitY” , Vaishnaw said in his tweet.

MEITY Secretary Ajay Sawhney, Additional Secretary Rajendra Kumar, CEO of MyGov and CEO of National Electronic Governance Abhishek Singh, CEO of National Center for Computing Neeta Verma, CEO of Software Technology Parks of India (STPI) Omkar Rai were also present at the meeting.

Vaishnaw replaced top BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad, who had headed the Department of Electronics and Informatics since 2014.

The new minister took office on July 8.

A bureaucrat turned politician, Vaishnaw holds a bachelor’s degree in electronics and communications engineering from Jai Narain Vyas University and a master’s degree in industrial management and engineering from IIT Kanpur.

Rajeev Chandrasekhar graduated in Electrical Engineering from the Manipal Institute of Technology. He received a master’s degree in computer science in 1986 from the Illinois Institute of Chicago. Chandrasekhar has been actively involved in matters relating to communications, data protection, net neutrality, etc. as a member of Parliament.

(Only the title and image of this report may have been reworked by Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is automatically generated from a syndicated feed.)

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