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India-Italy Technology Summit begins in New Delhi

  1. The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today, addressed the India-Italy Technology Summit at New Delhi. The Prime Minister of Italy, Mr. Giuseppe Conte, was also present on the occasion.
  2. During the address, Prime Minister announced the launch of the next phase of the India-Italy Industrial Research and Development Cooperation program. He added that the program will enable our industry and research institutes to develop new products.
  3. Talking about the importance of technology, Prime Minister said that India has made technology a medium for attaining social justice, empowerment, inclusion, and transparency. He added that the government is using technology to ensure effective last mile delivery of services.
  4. Prime Minister said that the government is emphasizing on developing technological temperament along with scientific temperament among the citizens. In this context, Shri Modi mentioned about Atal Innovation Mission, Umang App, and three lakh Common Service Centres spread across the country. He said that these technological solutions have ensured that government is brought to the doorsteps of the citizens.
  5. Highlighting the Indian Space Program, Prime Minister said that it is an example of innovation with quality. He added that India is now able to send space satellites in many countries including Italy's and that it showcases India's capability of creating innovative solutions at low cost.

Published On : 30 Oct 2018

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