Times Network has announced the seventh edition of Digital India Summit (DIS). Envisioned with the purpose to accelerate India’s digital transformation by defining an action plan for progress, the Summit in its latest edition drives the theme ‘Enabling A 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 platform, Timesnownews.com.
Fuelled by the ‘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.
DIS throws the spotlight on fast-tracking Indian’s digitisation 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, DIS 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 Digitisation and more.
The summit will launch with an exclusive interview with Rajeev Chandrasekhar, MoS, Electronics and 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 and CEO, Union Bank of India.
MK Anand, MD and 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 digitisation. 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.”
Rajeev Chandrasekhar, MoS, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship and Electronics and IT, said, “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 seventh edition of DIS is co-powered by Union Bank of India and Kiya ai., Associate Partner –WeWork.