On Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the launch of ‘Digital India’ project at the IGI Stadium, New Delhi. The first day of the “Digital India Week” saw who’s who of India Inc. pledging investments worth Rs 4.5 lakh crore; and about 18 lakh direct or indirect jobs in the country.
Along with industry leaders, analysts also feel this is a welcome initiative. Sanchit Vir Gogia, chief analyst & Group CEO, Greyhound Research, said, “Digital India is the NDA government’s pet initiative; with the launch they addressed many pivotal areas that were not being spoken about such as integrating technology into Infrastructure development and accepting the need for a cyber security agenda.”
“Digital identity was never looked at holistically – Digital India goes ahead and keeps this at the center of all future policy formation. Digital India has been introduced with a solid & cohesive over-arching framework, which involves multiple parties – part Federal-part State, part private-part public.”
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