Mumbai: India’s premium broadcast network, Times Network that’s been championing India’s digital transformation agenda with its flagship property, today announced the 6th Edition of Digital India Summit 2020 (DIS). Taking cognizance of the new reality of the world disrupted by COVID-19, the summit in its latest edition will drive the theme ‘Enabling the New Normal’ and sets the agenda to define a sustainable and superlative ecosystem to accelerate and shape India’s digital future. A foundation for driving India’s evolution into a globally recognized digital economy, DIS enables conversations and discourses in the search for digitally empowered solutions for present and future challenges. The summit hosted virtually this year is scheduled to telecast from December 05, 2020, every Saturday and Sunday at 7:30 pm on TIMES NOW, TIMES NOW WORLD, ET NOW and on the Network’s digital news destination, Timenownews.com.
Envisioned with the purpose to accelerate India’s digital transformation by defining an action plan for progress, Digital India Summit 2020, a seminal leadership platform will witness insightful sessions, fireside chats, panel discussions with key policymakers, thought-leaders and tech pioneers, who are at the forefront of India’s digital transformation. Addressing a diverse spectrum of topics including how technology has enabled the Government to fight COVID-19, the impact of the virus on the digital world, digital transformation across sectors, and living with the new normal, the 6-week long virtual summit will see leading voices including Ravi Shankar Prasad, Minister of Law and Justice, Electronics and Information Technology and Communications, NG Subramaniam, COO – TCS, Randi Zuckerberg, Founder and CEO – Zuckerberg Media, Anant Maheshwari, President – Microsoft India, RandeepGuleria, Director – AIIMS, Debjani Ghosh, President – NASSCOM, Amit Agarwal, Global Senior Vice President, and Country Head – Amazon India and S.K Gupta, Secretary – TRAI amongst others.
The summit will launch with an exclusive chat between Randi Zuckerberg, Founder and CEO, Zuckerberg Media and Mihir Bhatt, Chief Editor – IPs, Times Network and the engaging conversation will bring forth interesting insights on topics like new ways of working, eCommerce, changing supply chain dynamics, education, entrepreneurship, role of social media, the digital divide and the importance of digital detox.
MK Anand, MD & CEO, Times Network said, “While COVID-19 pandemic has presented an unprecedented challenge worldwide, it has undoubtedly been an agent of radical change, to rethink and reimagine businesses and lives. One of the consequential implications has been an accelerated adoption of digital technology and solutions across businesses and services that have paved the way for quicker digital transformation. Digital India Summit 2020 takes center stage at an opportune time where Covid-19 has reemphasized the importance of building a robust digital ecosystem to support the nation’s growth. I am confident that collaborative discussions between eminent technology leaders and policymakers will shape decisive strategies in crystalizing the nation’s digital future and support the transformation shift, an imperative in the post-Covid-19 future.”
Digital India Summit 2020 is Co-Presented by Tata Consultancy Services, Associate Partners – Amazon, Builder.ai, SAP and Infrasoft Technologies and Tech Partner – One Plus.