In this exclusive interview with ‘India Global Business’, Ravi Shankar Prasad, India's Minister for Communications, Electronics & Information Technology and Law & Justice...
The Narendra Modi led government has registered significant progress in its goal to use technology for social change. Data doesn’t lie. As the time for Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s report card to be unveiled draws closer, he can take great pride in the strides his government has made in leveraging technology to improve the quality of life of Indians. Here are a few random numbers: There were about 220 million smart phone users in India when he assumed office [...]
Our Indian industry expert zeroes in on some stand-out start-up success stories within the India-UK landscape. Ever since India adopted the liberalisation policy and more so in the recent years, it has been an attractive destination for foreign companies to open shops. In recent years, India has taken noteworthy initiatives to strengthen its economic credentials globally. This has also resulted in making it one of the strongest economies in the world. It has got its house in order in terms [...]
Giant strides have been made in digitising the Indian economy and improving internet penetration, but more conviction is required to get Smart Cities off the block. The year 2017 was a landmark year for digitisation of the economy in India. Following the demonetisation exercise of November 8, 2016, when 86 percent of liquidity in the system present in the form of Rs 500 and Rs 2000 currency notes, was sucked out in one stroke, the usage of digital modes of [...]