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Digital India Dialogue 2015: Industry leaders express their ideas on digital growth

Wed October 14 2015, 11:58 am
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    The second Digital India Dialogue was held by The Indian Express Group on Thursday, October 8, 2015. The theme of the discussion was Fostering India’s Digital Economy. The focus area of the discussion revolved around privacy and security of data. The theme is more relevant at a time when the European Court of Justice struck down an international agreement that allowed companies to move digital information including social media posts and web search history between the European Union and the US.(Source: Express Photo by Ravi Kanojia)

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    Addressing the distinguished audience, Anant Goenka, Wholetime Director & Head - New Media, The Express Group said that "We welcome this government's focus on digital and believe that technology improves the efficiency of governance and the transparency of government." (Source: Express Photo by Ravi Kanojia)

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    Ashok Chawla, chairperson, Competition Commission of India said the three major issues that Digital India needs to consider include the responsibility of the big companies, evolving a policy framework in terms of digital electronics and platforms by the government and a focus on local manufacture. He also emphasised that for manufacturing to take-off in the country, we need critical mass. (Source: Express Photo by Ravi Kanojia)

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    We are at a time when distance and natural borders impact less and less. It allows companies to operate seamlessly across borders, but we need to consider national security issues while ensuring that borders are open in the digital world, said Victoria A Espinel, president & CEO, BSA Group.(Source: Express Photo by Ravi Kanojia)

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    Aruna Sundarajan, administrator of the USO Fund pointed out that while 200-400 million Indians are connected digitally, there is a vast majority that has no access to the digital world. She stated the country needs to address privacy and security issues. While there is a promise of the digital economy, there are inherent dilemmas and challenges that need to be tackled. (Source: Express Photo by Ravi Kanojia)

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    Sunil Jain, Managing Editor, The Financial Express said that one should not get obsessed with 'only govt' should provide every thing.(Source: Express Photo by Ravi Kanojia)

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    Army will launch cloud data services very soon and one need to nurture IT talent and use it for the best of the country, Lt General Nitin Kohli said.(Source: Express Photo by Ravi Kanojia)

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    Labour law is being made simpler, said Shankar Aggarwal, Labour Secretary while Intel's John Matheson said that small companies lack an understanding of intellectual property. (Source: Express Photo by Ravi Kanojia)

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