IT engineers should take innovations to next level - Modi

March 02, 2015 15:29
IT engineers should take innovations to next level - Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech at a Nasscom event in the capital urged young IT engineers to take innovation to the next level. Cyber security, mobile apps and cloud storage were buzz words in Prime Minister’s speech. "You are doing a great job and that is why I can expect things. The prime reason for the IT industry's success is that the government is not there anywhere," he said. He asked Nasscom, whether they could form a task force to check the feasibility of Indian IT professionals to solve the cyber-security puzzle for digital assets around the world, which he said could be a future market. "Can we do innovation in this field? There will be a huge market, I am sure."

PM invited ideas from the public for developing a mobile app for his office to make it more mobile friendly. "The faster you all (industry) make mobile apps, the faster you will capture the market. We need a revolution in mobile governance," he said. n avid user of social media, Modi who was one of the first political leaders in India to successfully use social media for campaigning, emphasized the significance of mobile apps and the important role mobile apps can play in delivering citizen-centric services and mobile governance, he said while vouching for a revolution in e-governance. PM also explained how technology was helping to curb corruption.

By Premji

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