Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said it is time for tech solutions that are designed in India but deployed for the earth . “India as a country is uniquely positioned to leap ahead within the knowledge era. we’ve the simplest minds also because the biggest market. Our local tech solutions have the potential to travel global,” PM Modi said at the Bengaluru Tech Summit 2020.
This year the theme of the summit is ‘Next is Now’, : Addressing the Bengaluru Tech Summit 2020 (BTS2020) virtually, PM Modi said, India is at the sweet spot and it’s time for tech solutions that are designed in India, but deployed for the planet. PM Modi inaugurated the summit which can deliberate on the key challenges emerging within the post-pandemic world.
Speaking at the summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that Digital India is that the new way of life. “Thanks to Digital India our nation has witnessed a more human-centric approach to development. Using technology on such an outsized scale had caused several life changes for our citizens,” the PM said.
“We launched Digital India 5 years back. Today, i’m glad to mention that Digital India is not any longer being seen as any regular Government initiative,” he said.
“Thanks to Digital India, our nation has witnessed a more human-centric approach to development. Using technology on such an outsized scale has caused several life changes for our citizens. the advantages are for everybody to ascertain ,” he added.
Australian prime minister Scott Morrison, Switzerland president Guy Parmelin and much of other prominent international figures besides thought leaders, industry captains, technocrats, researchers, innovators, investors, policymakers and educators from India and abroad are going to be participating within the summit.
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He further said, “Achievements of the economic era are within the rear view mirror, and now, we are within the center of knowledge era. Future is coming before anticipated within the industrial era, change was linear. But within the information era, change is disruptive”. PM Modi added that the government’s policy decisions are aimed toward ‘liberalising tech & innovations industry.’
“Recently, we’ve eased the compliance burden on the IT industry. we’ve always tried to interact with stakeholders within the tech industry and chart out future-proof policy frameworks for India,” he said.
The event is being organised by the Karnataka government along side Karnataka Innovation and Technology Society (KITS), the state government’s Vision Group on Information Technology, Biotechnology & StartUp, Software Technology Parks of India (STPI) and MM Activ Sci-Tech Communications, the PMO said on Tuesday.
Discussion on key challenges emerging within the post-pandemic world with attention on the impact of prominent technologies and innovations within the domains of ‘information technology & electronics’ and ‘biotechnology’.