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Monday, May 15 • 09:30 - 09:55
Digital India: Development Implications of India's Evolving Digital Economy

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Digital India is the Government of India’s program to transform India into an inclusive, digitally empowered society and knowledge economy.  It focuses on three core areas: digital infrastructure as a utility for every citizen, governance and services on demand, and digital empowerment of citizens.  The program  includes initiatives to issue digital identities for all citizens, achieve universal digital literacy and provide universal access to mobile financial and real-time government services through secure high speed Internet.  Jayant Sinha will elucidate India’s digital transformation strategy. He will share the successes, challenges and lessons learned to date. He will speak to the impact that the Digital India program has had on India’s economy and describe the steps to ensure that it benefits all Indian citizens. 

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Jayant Sinha

Minister of Civil Aviation, Government of India
Jayant Sinha is the Minister of State for Civil Aviation, a Member of Indian Parliament and formerly the Minister of State for Finance. He has also been an investment fund manager and management consultant. Sinha’s prior business experience includes twelve years with McKinsey... Read More →

Monday May 15, 2017 09:30 - 09:55 IST
Hall 3