Data, demographic dividend present huge opportunity; this decade to be ‘India’s techade’: PM.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that data and demographic dividend combined with India’s proven tech prowess presents massive opportunity for the country, and exuded confidence that this decade will be ‘India’s techade’.
Speaking at a virtual event to mark the completion of six years of Digital India, Modi said India is also conscious of its responsibilities as a data powerhouse and noted that work is underway on all aspects of data protection.
“Data and demographic dividend present a massive opportunity for India… together, we will be successful in making this decade ‘India’s techade’,” Modi said.
Modi also spoke – via video conference – to beneficiaries of various schemes of Digital India programme, including Diksha, eNAM, eSanjeevani solution for telemedicine, DigiBunai and PM SVANidhi scheme.