Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that it is the technology that gave him confidence that India's large population will be vaccinated in a short period of time. Addressing the inauguration of Karnataka's flagship annual technology event Bengaluru Tech Summit 2020 through video-conferencing he said, “Through technology, we have enhanced human dignity. Millions of farmers received monetary support in one click. At the peak of the lockdown, it was the technology that ensured that India's poor received quick assistance," he added, "India as a country is uniquely positioned to leap ahead in the information era. We have the best minds as well as the biggest market. Our local tech solutions have the potential to go global," he said.
PM Modi added that it is time for tech solutions that are designed in India but deployed for the world. The country is uniquely positioned to leap ahead in the information era, said PM Modi.
Modi further highlighted that the government follows the 'Technology first' governance model. India is operating the world's largest healthcare scheme due to technology. Using tech on large scale has enabled us to bring about several life changes for our citizens.