Convergence India the annual expo has begun at Pragati Maidan. The three days long expo has the theme of ‘Connecting India’ this year. The expo will focus on the emerging technologies from telecom, broadcast and the digital media, and how these impact urban as well as rural India. The conference was inaugurated by Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology.
Speaking about Convergence India, Ravi Shankar Prasad, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, said, “I am pleased to be a part of the 23rd edition of Convergence India’15. India is in the midst of a digital revolution, and the government has unveiled new policies and regulations to accelerate adoption of ICT in key economic and strategic sectors to increase the competitiveness and productivity of the nation. We would like the “Digital India” program to be deeply entrenched in our system and to start yielding results, for which we will take help from private companies as well. Events like Convergence India provide an impetus to the ICT industry and will propel the nation forward.”
The conference will also witness some of the very important events taking place. The list of events include 2nd annual Telecom Summit 2015; 2nd annual FTTH Council Asia Pacific Summit.
Talking about Convergence India 2015, Prem Behl, Chairman, Exhibitions India Group, said “ICT is an important sector, which will play a vital role in contributing to Mr. Modi’s dream of a Digital India, Smart Cities, Make in India, Made in India, zero defect, zero effect, skill India, competitive India, ease of doing business in India etc., and showcase Indian talent to the world.”