The government of India’s initiative, the Digital India Week, will begin today (July 1) at 4 pm IST. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the special programme. You will be able to watch the Digital India Week proceedings LIVE in the video below, from the Indira Gandhi Stadium in New Delhi.
The Digital India Week will see the most successful business leaders of India participate in the programme, including leaders such as Reliance Industries Limited Chairman and MD Mukesh Ambani, Reliance Group Chairman Anil Ambani, Tata Group Chairman Cyrus Mistry, Bharti Enterprises Chairman Sunil Bharti Mittal, Wipro Chairman Azim Premji, Adiya Birla Group Chairman Kumaramangalam Birla, Airbus India CEO Peter Gutsmiedl and Sterlite Technologies Chairman Anil Agarwal, among other prominent leaders who have been invited.
Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said the government hopes the Digital India initiative will bring in investment worth billions of dollars through these business leaders. International investments are also welcome, he said. Prasad told the media that Digital India aims to do three things – 1) To bridge the digital divide, 2) To improve the quality of governance, 3) To harness the power of technology for empowerment of the people of India…” Watch the Digital India Week live streaming video here!