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Technology can enable Govt. outreach to the last mile of development: PM

Bengaluru ,

Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has said that India is uniquely positioned to leapfrog the world in the information era. Inaugurating the Bengaluru Tech Summit virtually today, he emphasized that it is time for the tech solutions designed in India to be deployed for the world. Saying that India has the best minds and biggest market, he said Indian tech has the potential to go global. Ci ting a few such examples of Indian products meeting global standards, he named UPI umbrella platform where everyone can host digital payment products and plug in digital payments. He informed that two billion financial transactions were recorded on this platform during the last month. Similar such platform is being created for the national digital health mission. The Prime Minister said that Swamitva is another such initiative that provides land titles in the rural areas ending land disputes and empowering the people.