MeitY has announced to be celebrating Azadi Ka Digital Mahotsav – a week-long event/activity that will showcase the best of India’s achievements in the Digital space and also lay down the roadmap for the future, to commemorate the Amrit Mahotsav.
It will also highlight how Digital technologies are transforming all sectors of the economy and impacting our socio-cultural, political and economic identity and fueling the spirit of self-reliance in the Digital sector.
The week-long occasion will witness the gracious presence of Ashwini Vaishnaw, Hon’ble Minister for Electronics & IT, Railways and Communications, Rajeev Chandrasekhar, Hon’ble Minister of State for Electronics & Information Technology and Skill Development and Entrepreneurship and several senior officials from the Central Ministries/Departments, States & UTs and stalwarts from industries.
The broader mandate of MeitY is to work towards the transformation of India into a digitally empowered society and knowledge economy and generate self-reliance for the country in the field of technology and communication. On this note, a series of events/initiatives will be held starting from 29th November that would showcase India’s journey of digital transformation.
The key themes of events scheduled during the week are Digital India, Making India AatmaNirbhar in Electronics System Design and Manufacturing, Empowering CSCs, Making India AatmaNirbhar in Swadeshi Compute Designs, Citizen Engagement by MyGov and Digital Payments Utsav.
The events during the weeklong conference will comprise plenary sessions, panel discussions, and exhibitions.
MeitY’s Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav week-long event will conclude with the presentation of awards to bankers and fintech companies in different categories for outstanding performance and closing remarks by the Hon’ble Minister of State of Electronics & IT, Rajeev Chandrasekhar.
Exhibition Stalls set up through the week will showcase Digital India initiatives, Projects by School Children under Responsible AI for Youth, CSC Projects, Payment Solutions, Innovations by Startups- Robots, Drones, Autonomous Bots, AR/VR Solutions and many more.
The iconic week under the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav week will be a grand celebration of a culture of innovation, entrepreneurship and digital inclusion paving the way to realize the Hon’ble Prime Minister’s vision of an AatmaNirbhar Bharat.