Digital India Summit 3.0 – Taking Stock

The Digital India Summit & Awards 2017, Times Network’s flagship thought leadership summit garnered tremendous response from both the participants and delegates alike! It was held on the 23rd of March, at Hyatt Regency, in New Delhi. It was a day of power packed discourses, debates, unearthing key challenges of the Digital India initiative & working towards building an empowered society & economy. The first discussion that took place was around the topic – ‘Digital India Summit 3.0 – Taking Stock’. This discussion was with a number of expert panelists, about the progress and challenges of the Digital India initiative, that had kicked off in the year 2014, & also about how India can overcome obstacles to reach the goal of this initiative smoothly. The panel of experts included-

  • CP Gurnani, MD& CEO, Tech Mahindra & Chairman, NASSCOM.
  • Deep Kalra, Chairman & Group CEO, MakeMyTrip.com
  • Rajan Mathews, Director General, COAI
  • R Chandrashekhar, President, Nasscom
  • Bipin Preet Singh, Founder, CEO & Director, MobiKwik

Here are a few noteworthy quotes from the panel discussion-

“The Indian startup ecosystem has moved beyond copying other countries & is focusing on Indian problems & solving it.” – Bipin Preet Singh

“With today’s technology the consumers are trying a lot of alternate methods, they don’t have to depend only on wifi.” – CP Gurnani

“When we talk about Digital India we talk about the consumer. The consumer is always at the heart.” – CP Gurnani

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