Mumbai: India’s premium broadcast network, Times Network announced the 7th Edition of Digital India Summit (DIS). Envisioned with the purpose to accelerate India’s digital transformation by defining an action plan for progress, Digital India Summit in its latest edition, drives the theme ‘Enabling A Revolution’, to facilitate India’s next digital revolution. The summit hosted virtually this year will be 12-episode series, scheduled to telecast from January 15, 2022, every Saturday at 11:30 am on TIMES NOW, TIMES NOW WORLD, 8:30 pm ET NOW and on the Network’s digital news destination, Timenownews.com.
Fuelled by ‘Digital India’ programme, India has taken big strides in digital advancements and stimulated by its unprecedented technological innovation, this decade is expected to accelerate India’s digital revolution and enhance its capabilities in digital technology. Celebrating India’s digital decade, DIS throws the spotlight on fast-tracking Indian’s digitization by bringing together the torch bearers of the digital universe to discuss ideas and strategies which will facilitate India’s digital transformation and strengthen its global dominance in technology. Highlighting key possibilities and challenges across domains, Digital India Summit will address a wide spectrum of topics including enabling India’s financial inclusion digitally, benefiting from new normal, role of Data Security and Data Centre in next decade, Transforming India’s Healthcare through Digitization and more.
The summit will launch with an exclusive interview with Rajeev Chandrasekhar, MoS, Electronics & IT, bringing forth interesting insights on powering India’s digital economy to $1 trillion and beyond. The summit will also witness participation from thought leaders, influencers and digital revolutionaries who are at the forefront of India’s digital transformation including Rajkiran Rai G – MD & CEO, Union Bank of India.
MK Anand, MD & CEO, Times Network said, “Digital India Summit was instituted to foster and cheer a digitally empowered India. It is heartening to see that over the course of the last six years, the platform has ably contributed in advancing India’s digital journey. Steering this vision, the 7th edition of Digital India Summit is engaged with a purpose to accelerate India’s global dominance in technology and digitization. I am confident that this leadership platform will enable actionable ideas and strategies with the domain’s thought leaders and innovators to achieve the same.”
Talking about India’s digital decade, Rajeev Chandrasekhar, MoS, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship and Electronics & IT, “It is an honour and privilege to be part of Digital India Summit. Our main goal is $1 trillion digital economy, that has a number of parts that are at the early stage of work in progress. The Prime Minister has called it the Techade and it is absolutely a correct characterisation because in the next 10 years, our economy can be significantly catalysed by the digital economy. Today when we see startups and young entrepreneurs, you can see that they are confident about what they are doing and they are very confident about the future that they are going to be a part of and to me, that is the biggest thing that has come out of the pandemic. This is what is very different for 2022 than what it was in the past that we hold in our hands the cards that are stacked in our favour. it is now for us to execute and deliver what the universe is offering us as an opportunity”
The 7th edition of Digital India Summit is Co-Powered by Union Bank of India and Kiya ai., Associate Partner –WeWork.