Up to date: Mar 24, 2023 15:12 IST
New Delhi [India], March 24 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi met the Secretary Normal of the Worldwide Telecommunication Union (ITU) in New Delhi on Friday and mentioned methods of leveraging digital expertise for a greater and sustainable case.
The 2 leaders held in depth discussions on connectivity in addition to management roles.
Taking to Twitter, PM Modi wrote, “Glad to have met @ITUSecGen Doreen Bogdan-Martin. We had in depth discussions on leveraging digital expertise for a greater and sustainable planet.”
Responding to Modi’s tweet, the Secretary Normal of ITU counseled Modi for his management, protecting connectivity and innovation excessive on the agenda.
“I commend PM @narendramodi & India for his or her management, protecting connectivity + innovation excessive on the agenda, and for recognizing @ITU as #G20 information companion.
This 2023 SDG midpoint supplies a much-needed alternative for G20 nations to harness digital to rescue #GlobalGoals,” the Secretary-Normal tweeted.
Notably, Prime Minister Modi inaugurated the brand new Worldwide Telecommunication Union (ITU) space workplace and innovation centre in India on Wednesday, in addition to unveiling the ‘Bharat 6G Imaginative and prescient Doc’ and launching a 6G R&D Check Mattress.
“Inside 6 months of 5G, we’re already speaking about 6G expertise. This exhibits the boldness of India,” PM Modi stated.
PM Modi stated India will arrange 100 5G labs within the coming years.
“For India, telecom expertise is not only a mode of energy however a mission to empower…India rolled out 5G connections in additional than 125 cities inside 120 days. India will arrange 100 5G labs within the coming years,” PM Modi stated on the occasion.
ITU is the United Nations’ specialised company for data and communication applied sciences (ICTs). Headquartered in Geneva, it has a community of subject places of work, regional Places of work and space places of work.
India signed a number nation settlement in March 2022 with ITU for the institution of an space workplace. India ITU space workplace will serve India, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Afghanistan and Iran.
“India is a task mannequin for nations that want to digital transformation. India is house to one of many greatest startup ecosystems, digital funds market and tech workforce on the earth. Below the imaginative and prescient and management of PM Modi, Digital India has put the nation on the forefront of tech innovation & adaption with game-changing initiatives like Aadhar, UPI and others,” Doreen Bogdan, Secretary-Normal, Worldwide Telecommunication Union.
“Innovation in India is going on quick and at a low value and at a scale by no means seen earlier than as a result of on the centre is the core precept of inclusive development which is captured within the mantra of ‘Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas’,” Bogdan stated.
In India, telecom service suppliers began offering high-speed 5G providers within the nation in October 2022 onwards.
The federal government issued spectrum allocation letters to telecom service suppliers in August 2022, asking them to organize for the rollout of 5G providers within the nation. (ANI)