i-Bharat (ICT Elucidations for Unserved and Unsolved)
FICCI, New Delhi
26th October, 2017
i-Bharat 2017, an initiative under the Digital India Campaign was organized by FICCI in association with Ministry of Electronics & IT, Government of India on 26 October, 2017 at Federation House, New Delhi. Ms. Rasveen, Assistant Professor - Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering attended the conference on behalf of Dronacharya Group of Institutions, Greater Noida.
The aim of this conference was to take an initiative under the Digital India campaign to engage government and the private sector in exchanging views and to deliberate upon achieving a positive transformation in governance through effective implementation of ICT (Information & Communication Technology).
The Inaugural Session
Mr. Sunil Jain (Managing Editor, Financial Express) gave the briefing about the session. He discussed Digi-locker, Cloud Storage, Bharat Net and Telecom Companies roles.
Shri. Sanjeev Gupta (President & Chief Executive Officer, National e-Governance Division, Ministry Of Electronics and IT, Government of India) discussed the crucial statistics of telecom data and explained how USSD is better than smart phone.
Mr. Kamal Kashyup (Country Manager-Public Sector, Hewlett Packyard Enterprise) touched all the important sectors like education in which stock holders promote digital class room and healthcare. He discussed about machine learning, artificial intelligence and about basic computer networks.
Mr. Sanjay Sethi (CEO, Shopclues) gave a brief on online market and discussed about Master app UMANG.
Mr. Som Mittal ( Chairman, FICCI Electronics & White Goods Manufacturing Committee, and Former President, NASSCOM) talked about requirement of internet in rural area.
Mr. Harish Krishnan (Managing Director,Public Affairs & Strategic Engagements, Cisco System,India& SAARC) in his speech briefed about how internet is important to society.
During the Panel discussion the panelists discussed IoT Technologies, Smart cities and role of M2M. They were of the opinion that Smart cities are necessary to adapt to the demand of urban growth.
i-Bharat 2017 Conference concluded with the overall discussion on Digital India-Empowering Unserved and Answering Unsolved , digital India and Smart Cities. It provided a platform to discuss the diverse technologies and policies that are key enablers for socio - economic development, building smart cities, implementing Digital India Program, Bharat net, UMANG, and also, discovering ways to embrace these disruptive technologies for smarter governance and transformed India.
Vote of Thanks was proposed by Mr. Ravinder Reddy (Partner, Public Sector Practice, Grant Thornton India) and Mrs. Sarika.