- 27 min ago How To Enable/Disable New Hardware Acceleration Feature On Chrome?
- 2 hrs ago Redmi K20 Pro Vs OnePlus 6T: Which Is The Best Smartphone Under Rs. 30,000 In India?
- 3 hrs ago OnePlus 7 Vs OnePlus 7 Pro – Which One Should You Buy?
- 12 hrs ago Airtel Upgrades 4G Network In J&K: Here Are The Details
- News Bengaluru: Rowdy Kunigal Giri's birthday party busted, 266 girls rescued from venue
- Movies Hansika Motwani Underwent Surgeries To Enhance Her Career? Deets Inside
- Sports Karthik likely for India in shortened game; Shadab, Haris may come in for Pakistan
- Lifestyle Bronchiectasis: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis And Treatment
- Finance 90,000 Affordable Homes In Navi Mumbai To Be Made Available Under PMAY
- Automobiles Five And Seven Seater Mercedes GLB Revealed — They ‘Handle’ Family And Friends!
- Education How An Effective Revision Assist You To Fly High In The Competitive Exams
- Travel Pangong Lake - The World's Highest Saltwater Lake
Centre to work with Microsoft, others on digitisation: Ravi Shankar Prasad
The government is ready to work with Microsoft and other information and communication technology (ICT) firms to take India to the next level in digital revolution, Telecommunications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Thursday.
"India is standing at the cusp of digital revolution and we are open to work with companies like Microsoft to take India over the cusp," Prasad said at the first of its kind Microsoft technology conference held here.
While positioning India's technology adoption situation, the minister said: "Indians are patient observers of technology. Once we feel that a particular kind of technology is helpful, we adopt it very fast." Prasad, in addition, also spoke about different digital initiatives taken by the government including the electronic development fund.
"When I became the minister, investments were around Rs.10,000 crore but now it has reached Rs.1,10,000 crore," Prasad said. The minister also highlighted achievements of initiatives taken by his ministry and emphasised how the use of technology could simplify lives.
"The four digital initiatives of Digital India, Make In India, Skill India and startup India has to work together for the socio-economic improvement of the country," he said.