Times Network Announces 7th Digital India Summit
The summit, held virtually this year, will be a 12-episode series, scheduled to air beginning January 15, 2022, every Saturday at 11:30 a.m. on Times Now, Times Now World, 8:30 p.m. ET Now and on the network’s digital channel . news destination, Timesnownews.com.
The summit will be kicked off with an exclusive interview with Rajeev Chandrasekhar, Minister of State for Electronics and IT, providing insightful insights on how to grow India’s digital economy to $1 trillion and beyond. It will also see the participation of thought leaders, influencers and digital revolutionaries who are at the forefront of India’s digital transformation, including Rajkiran Rai G, MD and CEO, Union Bank of India.
“Our primary goal is a $1 trillion digital economy that includes a number of elements that are in the early stages of work in progress. The Prime Minister has called it the ‘Techade’ and that’s a characterization absolutely correct because over the next 10 years our economy can be dramatically catalyzed by the digital economy,” Chandrasekhar said. “Today when we see startups and young entrepreneurs, you can see that they’re confident in what they’re doing and they’re very confident in the future that they’re going to be a part of and, to me, that’s the biggest thing that’s come out of the pandemic.
MK Anand, MD and CEO of Times Network, said, “The Digital India Summit has been instituted to foster and encourage a digitally empowered India. It is heartening to see that over the past six years, the platform has skillfully helped drive India’s digital journey forward. Driving this vision, the 7th edition of the Digital India Summit is committed to accelerating India’s global dominance in technology and digitalization. I am confident that this leadership platform will build actionable insights and strategies with thought leaders and innovators in the field to achieve the same goal. »
Highlighting key opportunities and challenges across the board, DIS will address a wide range of topics including India’s digital enablement of financial inclusion, the benefit of the new normal, the role of security data and data center over the next decade, healthcare transformation in India through digitalization, etc.