The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi and the Prime Minister of Italy, Mr. Giuseppe Conte at the valedictory session of the India-Italy Technology Summit, in New Delhi on October 30, 2018.
PM Modi Addresses the India-Italy Technology Summit
The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, addressed Tuesday the India-Italy Technology Summit in New Delhi. The Prime Minister of Italy, Mr. Giuseppe Conte, was also present on the occasion.
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.
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.
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Prime Minister said that the government is emphasizing on developing technological temperament along with scientific temperament among the citizens. In this context, Modi mentioned about Atal Innovation Mission, Umang App and 300,000 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.
Prime Minister also expressed happiness in the enhanced cooperation between India and Italy in the field of Life Style Accessories Design (LAD). He added that special focus will be given for Leather Sector and Transportation & Automobile Design (TAD).
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