Times Network has announced the sixth Edition of Digital India Summit 2020 (DIS).Â Taking cognizance of the new reality of the world disrupted by COVID-19, the summit in its latest edition will drive the theme â€˜Enabling the New Normalâ€™ and sets the agenda to define a sustainable and superlative ecosystem to accelerate and shape Indiaâ€™s digital future.
A foundation for driving Indiaâ€™s evolution into globally recognised 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 5, 2020, every Saturday and Sunday at 7.30 pmÂ on Times Now, Times Now World, ET Now and Timenownews.com.
Envisioned with the purpose to accelerate Indiaâ€™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 policy makers, thought-leaders and tech pioneers, who are at the forefront of Indiaâ€™s digital transformation. Addressing a diverse spectrum of topics including how technology has enabled Government to fight COVID-19, 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 includingÂ Ravi Shankar Prasad, Minister ofÂ 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, Randeep Guleria, Director - AIIMS, Debjani Ghosh, President â€“ 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 â€“ 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, â€œWhile 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 have been an accelerated adoption of digital technology and solutions across businesses and services that has paved way for quicker digital transformation. Digital India Summit 2020 takes centre stage at an opportune time where Covid-19 has reemphasized the importance of building a robust digital ecosystem to support the nationâ€™s growth. I am confident that collaborative discussions between eminent technology leaders and policy makers will shape decisive strategies in crystalizing the nationâ€™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.