The slew of new platforms and digital literacy training programmes in rural areas announced in the 2016 budget will help the government implement its flagship Digital India programme and spur business for Indian IT companies.
Industry experts had said that the programme lacked a firm roadmap to implementation. Also helping is the fact that some of the platforms announced have a dedicated budget allocation.
“The Digitisation of the government sector, like setting up of Digital Literacy mission which will cover six crore rural households in India ensures transparency,” Anil Valluri, president, NetApp India & SAARC said.
and former partner at consultancy Deloitte, said.