New Delhi: The Minister of State for Electronics & Information Technology and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Shri Rajeev Chandrasekhar has attended the Ministerial Roundtable titled Globalisation of Indian Tech & Innovation Talent in India Global Forum at Dubai.
He put forth the vision of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi on making Trusted corridors of Technologies & Innovation “PM Shri Narendra Modi’s vision is of building Trusted corridors for Technologies & innovation with countries – with India as a skill hub & Young Indians as innovators for the world”, he said while addressing the audience comprising of Government & Industry leaders from India, UAE, UK, Israel and other participant countries, in Dubai, UAE today.
Highlighting the success story of India’s Digital Public Platforms that have been tested for both scale and cost effectiveness, the Minister reiterated that “Our Prime Minister has already made it clear that the world will benefit from the India stack”.
Speaking about future of technology, the Minister who himself has a vast experience in the tech sector, stated that “the future of technology is going to be different from what we have experienced with emerging technologies like Artificial Intelligence, Machine learning, Extended Reality/ Augmented Reality, High Power compute etc. shall catalyse innovation in various fields.”
The Minister, speaking at the backdrop of India assuming the presidency of G20 and the council chair of GPAI Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence, stressed upon collaboration amongst countries. He termed the coming decades to be driven by partnerships.
He also underlined India as a trusted technology partner which is catalysing its digital economy by ensuring Safety & Trust of its Digital Nagriks (citizens). He spoke about the new Digital Personal Data Protection bill 2022 which does a fine job at balancing seemingly contradictory objectives of safeguarding citizens privacy, ensure ease of doing business and providing for Max Governance. He informed that the bill has been drafted keeping in mind India’s vibrant startup and innovation ecosystem.
Later in the day, the Minister and his counterpart from the UAE government, H.E. Omar Sultan Al Olama participated in a moderated session titled Partners in Disruption & Innovation. The dialogue builds upon the two minister’s engagement in last year’s IGF as well as Shri Rajeev Chandrasekhar’s visit to Dubai earlier this year to explore the levers to make technological collaborations between India and UAE a success.