With the accelerated digitalisation in India thanks to the Covid-19 pandemic, the future of data centres in India, which houses 10 per cent of the world’s internet users but only 1.8 per cent of global data infrastructure, seems bright.
Collaboration will be more important than ever, says a motor industry expert as he stresses on the importance of India as a partner for the UK automotive industry. Highlights: Presently, UK-India automotive trade is worth approx. £270 million. Over the past decade, the total number of UK-built cars exported to India has increased twelvefold, despite high import duties. Collaboration with partners abroad to exchange skills and expertise to accelerate digitalisation offers greater opportunities both for India and the UK. India [...]
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 [...]