Taking the “Digital India Week” a step further, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is holding a dialogue today with tech enthusiasts on how to accomplish its purpose of making the country a digitally-empowered, knowledge economy. Also Read - Aarogya Setu app may soon come pre-installed in new smartphones in India
“The prime minister invited tech enthusiasts to share their ideas and inputs on Digital India using #DigitalDialogue, adding that he will answer some of the questions on Sunday July 5, 2015,” the statement said. These questions can be shared on forums like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn using #DigitalDialogue, it said. Also Read - Samsung pledges Rs 20 crore for Corona fight in India, PM Modi calls it 'Good gesture'
Earlier in the week, Modi launched the “Digital India Week” here where India Inc. committed an investment of Rs 450,000 crore (around $75 billion) for the initiative that seeks to empower citizens by deploying IT and associated tools. Also Read - Coronavirus: How you can donate to the PM CARES fund easily
Choosing no less than a sports stadium to launch the initiative where who’s who of India Inc. packed the rows, he said industry captains have committed investments of Rs 450,000 crore toward “Digital India” which will create 1.8 million new jobs.